Female regulators increase stability of the financial system, IMF paper finds


Narrowing the gender gap among financial regulators could foster greater stability in the banking system and improve growth, results from an International Monetary Fund survey reveal.

According to Martin Čihák and Ratna Sahay, members of the fund’s monetary and capital markets department, greater inclusion of women as users, providers and regulators of financial services has benefits “beyond” addressing gender inequality.

As with access to financial services, the IMF research concludes large

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