The Determinants of Rural Deposits in Bangladesh
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Publisher:Ohio State University. Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
Series/Report no.:Ohio State University. Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology. ESO (Economics and Sociology Occasional Paper). No. 1347
A simultaneous relationship between interest-bearing deposits and rural bank branch density exists in Bangladesh. Permanent income directly affects bank density and indirectly affects deposits. Bank density and availability of roads and vehicles affect depositor behavior through their effect on transaction costs. Transitory income and literacy also positively affect deposits.