International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


An examination of the Impact of Financial Inclusion on Poverty Reduction: An Empirical Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
      Ibrahim Hassan Bakari, Manu Donga, Adamu Idi, Jediel Ezra Hedima, Kasima Wilson, Hajara Babayo, Yusrah Ibrahim
Abstract: Sub-Saharan Africa has been regarded the home of poverty, housing a large number of poorly, malnourish leading to varied social vises. This study examine the impact of financial inclusion on poverty reduction in forty nine Sub-Saharan African countries using data spanning the period of 1980 -2017, the study employ a static panel data model to analyze the data. It was found that savings, credits to the private sector as percentage of GDP, access to ATM, access to information Technology, Inflation, and Government expenditure play a vital role in poverty reduction, explaining 32.5, 11.7, 27.4, 49.1, 96.1, and 25.2 percent poverty reduction in the sub-region respectively.

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Ibrahim Hassan Bakari, Manu Donga, Adamu Idi, Jediel Ezra Hedima, Kasima Wilson, Hajara Babayo, Yusrah Ibrahim (2019); An examination of the Impact of Financial Inclusion on Poverty Reduction: An Empirical Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 9(1) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.01.2019.p8532
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