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Published by World Bank, Development Research Group, Finance in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Finance.,
  • Finance -- Law and legislation.,
  • Finance -- Statistics.,
  • Economic development.

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A country"s level of financial development and the legal environment in which financial intermediaries and markets operate critically influence economic development. In countries whose financial sectors are more fully developed and whose legal systems protect the rights of outside investors, economies grow faster, industries dependent on external finance expand more quickly, new firms are created more easily, firms have more access to external financing, and firms grow faster.

Edition Notes

StatementThorsten Beck ... [et al].
GenreStatistics.
SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2423, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2423.
ContributionsBeck, Thorsten., World Bank. Development Research Group. Finance.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3669376M
LC Control Number2002616214

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