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SP 1984-04: Development Finance and State Banking: A Survey of Experience

Governments in modern time which are attempting to accelerate economic growth may choose from several sources of finance taxes, private saving, foreign borrowing and central bank credit or inflation. This paper, however, focuses on rediscounting as a major social credit control. It attempts to show its serious disadvantages in Korea, Pakistan, Philippines and Thailand. Some policy implications from the analysis are generated.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
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Tan, Edita A.; money and banking; financial sector; financial system; banking system; financial intermediaries;
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