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Work Isn’t Just About Money: Universal Basic Income and Potential Benefits for U.S. Working Poor

There are a few reasons why a new universal basic income pilot in Stockton, California, is different.

Topic Enabling Environment +4 more
By Rachel Morpeth
Mar 13, 2019

Want to Fix the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap? Ask Better Questions

We must identify underlying causes of gendered financial exclusion to improve financial services for women.

Topic Women
By Leora Klapper
Mar 08, 2019

Women and Financial Inclusion: What More Can We Do to Address the Systemic Barriers Women Face?

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.

Topic Underserved Groups
By Danielle Piskadlo
Mar 08, 2019

Oral Users and Digital Payments: Can Existing Interfaces be Adapted?

A lack of formal numeracy shouldn't preclude access to digital financial services.

Topic Human Centered Design
By Abhishek Gupta & Brett Hudson Matthews
Feb 28, 2019

Help Us Shape Standards for Responsible Digital Lending

The public comment period has begun for the Smart Campaign's provisional Client Protection Standards for Digital Credit.

Topic Consumer Protection
By Alex Taylor
Feb 11, 2019

Good Intentions, Bad Security: Podcast Episode Delves Into CFI Research on Data Security in Digital Finance

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.”

Topic Fintechs +2 more
By Eric Hathaway
Feb 07, 2019

Digital Standards and Nascent Business Models: Smart Campaign Reacts to The Global Microscope

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.

Topic Policy, Regulation and Government Initiatives +3 more
By Isabelle Barrès
Feb 04, 2019

App-Based Lender Weighs in on Standards for Responsible Digital Credit

Tala leaders speak with the Smart Campaign about their contributions toward digital credit standards that protect consumers.

Topic Responsible Digital Finance
By Alex Taylor + 2 more
Jan 31, 2019
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