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Table 2 Results of independent’s variables coefficients by using the pooled regression

From: Financial inclusion and development in the least developed countries in Asia and Africa

  IFI—Model 1 Robustness check by country—Model 1 Sign Predicted   GDP—Model 2 Robustness check by country—Model 2 Sign predicted
lngdp 0.66** (0.11) 0.67** (0.17)  +  IFI 0.07** (0.01) 0.08** (0.03)  + 
LITT − 0.00256 (0.01) − 0.00241 (0.01)  +  LITT 0.01** (0.01) 0.02** (0.01)  + 
Popt − 0.01** (0.01) 0.00** (0.00)  +  Popt 0.01** (0.00) 0.02** (0.01)  + 
UNEM − 0.04** (0.02) − 0.05** (0.03) UNEM − 0.28** (0.19) − 0.29** (0.21)
UNEMF − 0.03** (0.01) − 0.04** (0.01) UNEMF − 0.14** (0.08) − 0.16** (0.11)
GINI − 0.004 (0.02) − 0.003 (0.01)  +  GINI − 0.01** (0.02) 0.00 (0.01)  + 
Prob > F 0.00     0.00   
R2 0.04     0.21   
  1. GDP Gross Domestic Product, POP Rural Population growth, UNEM Unemployment rate, GINI Gini coefficient, LITF Literacy rate of women, LITM Literacy rate of men, LITT: Total literacy rate and FII Financial inclusion index
  2. **Significant at level 5%