Technology can be effectively leveraged for consumer protection regulation, but we need to understand how to support regulators' efforts.
The World Bank’s leadership is changing as its Spring Meetings are underway this week. How will this affect its commitment to financial inclusion?
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Effective and use of digital financial services requires a comprehensive approach, according to a recent World Bank study.
The shortage of qualified data scientists has a ripple effect on financial inclusion beyond staffing requirements.
Key terminology still flummoxes Washington, D.C., and Boston area experts.
We may be exactly the type of organization Giridharadas criticizes.
The proliferation of rogue mobile money agents selling black market SIM cards in the Democratic Republic of Congo bogs down provision of high-quality financial services.
To avoid getting swept away in the ocean of issues, those at the crossroads of international development and finance need to pursue actionable, evergreen standards toward data protection and rights.
There are a few reasons why a new universal basic income pilot in Stockton, California, is different.
We must identify underlying causes of gendered financial exclusion to improve financial services for women.
This International Women’s Day, CFI’s Danielle Piskadlo reflects on structural barriers to financial inclusion gender equality, and how digital needs to be more intentional.
A lack of formal numeracy shouldn't preclude access to digital financial services.
The public comment period has begun for the Smart Campaign's provisional Client Protection Standards for Digital Credit.
CFI Research Fellow Patrick Traynor and Research Manager Pablo Anton-Diaz discuss findings of "Digital Finance and Data Security" with Eric Hathaway of “The Finance Frontier.”
Isabelle Barrès, Director of the Smart Campaign, reflects on the findings from the Economist Intelligence Unit’s report on the enabling environment for financial inclusion.
Tala leaders speak with the Smart Campaign about their contributions toward digital credit standards that protect consumers.
Deborah Drake, VP of the Investing in Inclusive Finance Program at CFI, jumps into the debate about impact investing and returns.
Constantin Albot from the Savings at the Frontier program discusses a collaboration whose goal is to "close the gap" between formal and informal savings mechanisms.