Credit Bureaus Documents

31.10.2016 | Bank of Tanzania | Bank of Tanzania

The report reviews performance of the banking sector and other supervised institutions and a brief account of credit reference operations for the year ended 31st December 2015. Further, the report highlights reforms to the regulatory framework and...

30.06.2016 | SBA | FSDT

This report presents a study of the guarantee schemes that have been and/or continue to be operational in Tanzania. The objective is to document their experiences and lessons learnt. In addition, the review also looks at the experiences of guarantee...

31.03.2016 | M. Ayyagari, P.F. Juarros, M.S. Martinez Peria et al. | World Bank

This paper investigates the effect of access to finance on job growth in 50,000 firms across 70 developing countries. Using the introduction of credit bureaus as an exogenous shock to the supply of credit, the paper finds that increased access to...

31.12.2015 | The World Bank | The World Bank

This note contains technical analysis and detailed information underpinning the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) assessment’s findings and recommendations. A country’s legal and judicial environment can help or hinder access to credit. In...

30.11.2015 | National Bank of Rwanda | National Bank of Rwanda

Fostering Financial Stability is a mandate of the National Bank of Rwanda. The bank achieves this objective through regularly monitoring performance of the financial system (i.e the banking system, insurance sector, the pension, the micro-finance...

05.10.2015 | IFC, AMF | IFC, AMF

As part of the Arab Credit Reporting Initiative (ACRI), a joint initiative between IFC and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), this guide maps progress and provides an overview of the credit reporting systems in Arab countries. The guide includes a new...

02.09.2014 | R. Mazer, J.Carta, M. Kaffenberger | CGAP

This paper seeks to determine what consumers understand about their mobile data, and how it is being used by financial service providers. It emphasizes on developing consumer-friendly approaches to any rules on data storing and usage that promote...

31.08.2014 | M.S. Martinez Peria, S. Singh | The World Bank

This paper analyses the impact of introducing credit information-sharing systems on firms’ access to finance. The analysis uses multi-year, firm-level surveys from 63 countries covering more than 75,000 firms over the period 2002-13. The results...

31.05.2013 | M. Bruhn, S. Farazi, M. Kanz | The World Bank

This paper explores the empirical relationship between bank competition, bank concentration, and the emergence of credit reporting institutions.

01.10.2012 | T. Triki, O. Gajigo | AfDB

This paper uses new data from 42 African countries to investigate the effects of public and private credit registries on firms’ access to finance as well as the effect of public credit registries’ design on the severity of the financing constraint....

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