Development Banking in the Global Economy: State of Play and Future Direction
- Ryan Lasnick
- Content Type
- Working Paper
- Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
- This report analyses the size, scale and persistence of national development banks and offers ten clear observations and conclusions of the role of NDBs for the achievement of sustainable development globally. The Executive Summary can be found here.
This report analyzes NDBs top down and bottom up. Top down, it includes the most recent data on the number of NDBs along with their total assets and annual disbursements. Bottom up, we conduct systematic case studies of various development bank ecosystems, including those of India, Brazil, China, South Africa, Germany and the US, to begin analyzing their role in the national development bank economy.
- Development, Sustainability, Banking
- Political Geography
- Global Focus