Scott Standley is a Senior Research Officer in the Independent Evaluation Office of the International Monetary Fund. He was previously a researcher at the Center for Global Development, where he worked on private sector and financial market development in Sub-Saharan Africa. He holds a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Sub-Saharan Africa’s financial markets are generally immature and are widely characterized by their low level of activity and the domination of the banking sector. However, if a market and its […]Continue Reading