The flow of data across borders is a contentious issue countries encounter when developing data protection laws and regulations. How should policy stakeholders in financial inclusion approach this issue?
The gig economy is sometimes viewed as an adversary of job security and worker protections. In Indonesia, it's a different story.
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Successful in their home countries, many skilled migrants in the U.S. need to start over when it comes to their credit files. Is alternative data the way forward for them and for Americans on the credit margins? This is the third in the “Data Protection and Financial Inclusion: Why It Matters” blog series.
Being to the point, on topic, and not being shy about reaching out with questions are good tactics.
Our fast-changing digital times and the lack of clarity on the interpretation of current regulations mean that informed consent is hard to come by in financial inclusion. This is the second in the "Data Protection and Financial Inclusion: Why It Matters" blog series.
A new CFI Blog series delves into the complicated world of enacting and enforcing data protection regulations and legislation that protects consumers.
Eleven gender-based indicators were added to the mix, but they aren't one-size-fits-all across geographies.
Five highlights from an eventful year at CFI
One way to lower the US incarceration rate could be to give inmates financial knowledge they need to get by upon reentry.
CFI and FMO publish a new resource on board governance for innovative companies serving base-of-pyramid clients. The report is based on advice from peer professionals.
Using an index to score complex policy and regulatory environments has its pluses and minuses.
The Handbook on Consumer Protection for Inclusive Finance fills a void created by legal and regulatory shortcomings, inconsistent oversight, competing or overlapping regulatory mandates, and the inability or lack of enforcement.
During this time of asking what financial inclusion is for, Bobbi Gray of Grameen Foundation offers 3 notions that should be put out to pasture.
The world’s capital markets are the one resource that’s plentiful enough to tackle global poverty, writes the Quona Capital Co-founder and Partner.
Credit scoring is critical to modern finance, and we can put it to work -- profitably -- to support the underserved.
Four tips for financial service providers serving refugees
Human rights abuses by payment service providers need to come to an end in order for financial inclusion to further equity.
Women entrepreneurs appear more likely to take advantage of digital resources than their male counterparts, which makes them ideal beneficiaries of digital interventions.