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 marketspublic 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.