Nathan Associates London developed a course to help DFID better understand constraints on the financial systems of low-income countries; policy options for advancing financial sector reform; how banks interact with specialized institutions, such as microfinance institutions; the changing context of financial sector reform, including the opening of domestic markets to international influence; and the need for a financial sector assessment (FSAP) process. We
- Gave trainees reading assignments to ensure a common foundation of analytical and factual information
- Delivered lectures on analytical frameworks necessary to discuss policy
- Guided work on country case studies so trainees could grapple with the same issues that developing countries need to resolve
- Delivered lectures in areas of financial sector development relevant to ongoing activities.