Exploring the Nexus of Domestic Debt and Private Sector Credit in Developing Countries with a Focus on Bangladesh


  • Atia Ahmed Assistant Professor
  • Kaniz Habiba Afrin
  • Anima Karmakar
  • Tamal Chakrobortty




Domestic Debt, Private Sector Credit, Economic Growth, Bangladesh


This research examines domestic debt, private sector lending, and economic development in emerging countries, focusing on Bangladesh. This analysis uses 1960–2022 Bangladeshi secondary data, World Bank World Development Indicators and Bangladesh Ministry of Finance economic statistics. Domestic debt and private sector credit affect emerging nations' economic development, according to this study's theoretical approach. This research examines the link between two factors to add to the literature and provide Bangladesh-specific insights. It is quantitative research that examines domestic debt, private sector credit, and economic development using regression analysis and statistical testing. The conclusions aids Bangladesh's economic development policymakers, economists, and stakeholders. Understanding national debt, financing from the private sector, and the advancement of the country's economy helps policymakers manage debt, allocate credit, and set economic policy. The conducted study also improves theoretical understanding of economic development in underdeveloped countries and illuminates Bangladesh's unique conditions. It examined household debt, private sector lending, and Bangladeshi economic development as well as examines the patterns of economic growth in emerging nations to enhance policy debates and broaden knowledge.


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Kaniz Habiba Afrin



Anima Karmakar




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How to Cite

Ahmed, A., Afrin, K. H., Karmakar, A., & Chakrobortty , T. (2023). Exploring the Nexus of Domestic Debt and Private Sector Credit in Developing Countries with a Focus on Bangladesh. International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies (2147-4486), 12(2), 67–75. https://doi.org/10.20525/ijfbs.v12i2.2796