Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa unveils the genesis and transformation of Africa's financial sector and its ability to provide finance for all. Contributors of the Book traverse the whole spectrum of African financial systems, examining their depth and breadth and empirically evaluating their appropriateness and effectiveness to achieve inclusive financial services.
1. An Overview of Financial Services Access and Usage in Africa2. How Did Banks Evolve in Africa?3. Financial Development in Africa: Is It Demand-Following or Supply-Leading?4. The Role of Financial Markets and Institutions in Private Sector Development in Africa5. Financial Markets and Institutions in Africa: Landscape and Financial Inclusion6. A Survey of Microfinance Institutions and Informal Finance in Africa7. Financial Sector Regulation and Governance in Africa8. Macroeconomic Determinants of Financial Inclusion: Evidence Using Dynamic Panel Data Analysis9. Financial Inclusion and Economic Growth: Evidence From a Panel of Selected African Countries10. The Relationship Between Technology and Financial Inclusion: Cross-Sectional Evidence11. Unintended Consequences of Financial Inclusion12. Financial Inclusion and the Sustainable Development Goals13. Alternative Financing Approaches and Regulation in Africa14. The Potential of FinTech in Enabling Financial Inclusion