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Role Of Banking-Sector To Inclusive Growth Through Inclusive Finance In Bangladesh

Sandip Sarker
  • Khulna University, Bangladesh
/ Sujan Kumar Ghosh
  • Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management
/ Mollika Palit
  • Khulna University, Bangladesh
Published Online: 2015-09-25 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sbe-2015-0026


The study attempts to identify the relationship between the banking sector’s financing in agriculture and total agricultural output at national level. To assist the study, a simple linear regression model has been developed. The results suggest that there is a strong correlation between banking sectors’ financing in agriculture and agriculture output in Bangladesh. It is also evident that banking sector’s credits are significantly facilitating financial inclusion in Bangladesh. The model can be instrumental for developing countries that are seeking ways of inclusive growth. In addition; the study recommends some policy measures to overcome the challenges of financial inclusion with regards to the banking sector’s initiatives in financing agriculture in Bangladesh.

Keywords: banking; inclusive finance; growth; Bangladesh


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Published Online: 2015-09-25

Published in Print: 2015-08-01

Citation Information: Studies in Business and Economics, ISSN (Online) 2344-5416, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sbe-2015-0026. Export Citation

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