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ICT, Financial Inclusion, and Growth: Evidence from African Countries

Apr 01, 2011 | M. Andrianaivo, K. Kpodar | IMF
This paper studies the impact of information and communication technologies (ICT), especially mobile phone rollout, on economic growth in a sample of African countries from 1988 to 2007. Further, it investigates whether financial inclusion is one of the channels through which mobile phone development influences economic growth.
Theme: Financial Inclusion, Digital Finance | Pages: 46