Working Paper Series


Financial sector development research for policymakers and practitioners

The MFW4A Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of works-in-progress, preliminary research results, development experiences and lessons on financial sector development in Africa. They are published to stimulate discussions, the exchange of ideas and innovative thinking among researchers, development practitioners, policy makers, and donors.



No. 1
July, 2015

Financial Innovation and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Rural Northern Nigeria
Terfa W. Abraham

No. 2
December, 2015

Internal Capital Markets Practices of Multinational Banks: Evidence from South Africa
Adeline Pelletier

No. 3
July, 2016

Financial Performance of Foreign Banks in Developing Countries: Evidence from Sub-Saharan African Banking Models
Adeline Pelletier

No. 4
July, 2016

Financial Constraint, Entrepreneurship and Sectoral Migrations: Evidence from Madagascar
Pierrick Baraton and Florian Léon