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Dependent financialization, financial inclusion, and sovereign debt management across the global South and public banks
Published: Jul 12, 2017 by New Political Economy
Authors: Ali Riza Gungen
Subjects: Political Science, Economics, Finance, Business & Industry
As in many other cases in the global South, creating more aware financial consumers is a prominent goal of the financial inclusion process in Turkey. The Turkish case has two peculiarities: the non-commercial character of the microcredit sector, which is partly organized by the state; and the state’s proactive role in Turkey’s financial transformation. This article analyses how the global financial inclusion agenda has been adapted for the Turkish context.