Rethinking the Role of the State in Finance
Publisher: World Bank Publications 2012
Number of pages: 220
This report synthesizes new and existing evidence on the state's performance as financial sector regulator, overseer, promoter, and owner. It calls on state agencies to provide strong regulation and supervision and ensure healthy competition in the sector, and to support financial infrastructure, such as the quality and availability of credit information.
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