Larry Reed

Senior Fellow, RESULTS

With millions of people worldwide receiving G2P payments, the potential for this scheme to serve as an on-ramp for financial inclusion is great. However, as 2016 CFI Fellow Guy Stuart demonstrated, G2P schemes often fall short of this goal, serving largely as mere payment repositories instead of a tool for economic advancement. Larry’s research will provide insight from the supply-side perspective, looking at the incentives, costs and ability of financial institutions to build an on-ramp that turns G2P recipients into long-term, productive customers.

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