DEGRP's research on financial sector development and growth focuses on a number of key areas:
- the structural features of the financial sector that are critical to high growth and structural transformation in LICs; access to financial services; financial stability;
- the role of the regulation and supervision of financial markets, public financial institutions and competition in financial sector for inclusive growth;
- the role of regulation to handle capital surges that pose systemic and macroeconomic policy challenges;
- the lessons from recent crises for LICs to avoid crises.