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Did you know that while many people in advanced economies have multiple bank accounts, there are barely two bank accounts for every ten people in low-income economies? Access to financial services is essential to spread the fruits of economic growth to all, not just to the fortunate few. 

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Read more here about how necessary reforms can be tweaked or completed by measures to ensure a win-win for both the rich and the poor of low-income economies:

  • Blog by Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director
  • Staff note on macro-structural policies and inequality in low-income countries.