Understanding and measuring finance for productive investment - A Discussion Paper

This Discussion Paper is a first step to initiate research on understanding and measuring finance for productive investment.
Published on 08 April 2016

It focuses on the corporate sector, which accounts for the largest share of total investment.

The Paper concludes that better measurement of finance for productive investment is likely to require changes to current forms of data collection and additional frontier research.  Recognising these challenges, the Bank will consider monitoring proxy indicators in the near term; a medium-term goal is to gather additional information to develop a better set of indicators that measure finance for productive investment. 

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