Financial Inclusion in Emerging Markets: A Road Map for Sustainable Growth (Hardcover)
This book discusses ideas for stakeholders to develop strategies to access and use financial products and services such as deposits, loans, and fund transfer mechanism, insurance, payment services, and intermediaries, distribution channels at economical prices in order to cater to the needs of the poor and underprivileged people.
Financial inclusion ensures ease of access, availability, and usage of the financial products and services to all the sections of the society. The book will help in recognizing the role of financial inclusion as one of the main drivers in reducing income inequality and thus supporting sustainable economic growth of the countries, especially of an emerging economy. The book provides conceptual and practical ideas from the practitioners, best practices from the experts, and empirical views from the researchers on the best practices and how to mitigate the challenges and issues plaguing the development of the financial inclusion.
About the Author
Dr. Ananda S. is currently Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research Department at College of Banking and Financial Studies, Oman. He has 30 years of expertise in the area of management education, research and consultancy. He has also served in Mutual Fund Industry for about four years. Dr. Dharmendra Singh is currently Assistant Professor (Finance) at Modern College of Business and Science, Oman. He has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and research in the banking and finance domain.