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2008 Task Force on Access to Financial Services (June 2008–September 2009)
A very large proportion of households and firms in developing countries lack access to financial services. To help address this problem, CGD senior fellow Liliana Rojas-Suarez convened, together with Stijn Claessens and Patrick Honohan, a task force of leading experts to identify 10 policy principles for expanding access to financial services. The principles are intended to guide the work of financial sector policy makers—national authorities, donors, private sector participants, international financial institutions, and others—on the facilitation, regulation, and direct provision of financial services.
The CGD Task Force on Access to Financial Services proposes 10 principles for financial-sector policymakers—including national authorities, donors, private-sector participants, international financial institutions, and others—on the facilitation, regulation, and direct provision of financial services.