Date of Award
Master of Arts
Many researchers have stideds remittances all over the world, but few have researched the remittances and financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa. Howevere, irrespective of the scope, method, and objectives research on remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa, there is still a huge dearth of research in remittances and finanical inclusion in this part of the world.This paper is relevant due to the gap in knowledge of not only the soci-economic impact financial inclusion of the people of Sub-Saharan Africa can bring to the effective utilization of remittances but also in bringing about a drastic reduction in the number of informal remittances that go undocumented in Afrrica, with specific attention on Sub-Saharan Africa.The paper builds on the notion that remittances have a development impact through their effect on financial inclusion. The paper also uses a post-colonial thesis to justify the reasons behind the high cost of remittance transfer in Sub-Saharan Africa, highlighting that there might be a deliberate attempt by the global powers to ensure that Sub-Saharan Africa remians underdeveloped so that the West can remedy its stilled labor deficit from there. The paper sees a reduction in remmittance transfer cost as one of the simple solutions which the Superpowers can put in place to bring about development in Sub-Saharan Africa, but they have refused to implemem
dissertation or thesis originally submitted to the local University of Memphis Electronic Theses & dissertation (ETD) Repository.
Adedoyin, Aderemi Mr., "Remittances and Financial Inclusion, Panacea for Socio-economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa?" (2021). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 2208.