How financial inclusion affects poverty in WAEMU countries?

Financial inclusion

Authors

  • AUGUSTIN KINDA Université Thomas SANKARA
  • Professor Université Thomas SANKARA
  • Professor Université de Lomé

Abstract

Financial inclusion as seen from the ease and extent of public access to financial services has become an important issue in economic development. The purpose of the study is to examine how financial inclusion affect poverty in eight countries of West Africa Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) between 2007 and 2018.A linear panel model was used to analyse the relationship between financial inclusion and poverty in the WAEMU. The PSCE method was used to estimate the model. The results indicate that financial inclusion has a negative impact on poverty. The study encourages measures to improve the level of financial inclusion

Published

2024-07-09

How to Cite

KINDA, A., COMBARY, O. S., & COUCHORO, M. (2024). How financial inclusion affects poverty in WAEMU countries? Financial inclusion. International Journal of Economic Perspectives, 18(1). Retrieved from https://ijeponline.org/index.php/journal/article/view/531

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Peer Review Articles