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The Outlook for Universal Financial Access in 2020

The World Bank’s leadership is changing as its Spring Meetings are underway this week. How will this affect its commitment to financial inclusion?

By Elisabeth Rhyne
Apr 10, 2019

Advancing Digital Financial Inclusion in ASEAN

Effective and use of digital financial services requires a comprehensive approach, according to a recent World Bank study.

By Veronica Trujillo & Ana Maria Aviles
Apr 09, 2019

Is Human Talent the Limiting Factor? Financial Inclusion, New Data and AI

The shortage of qualified data scientists has a ripple effect on financial inclusion beyond staffing requirements.

By Keyur Patel & Marshall Lincoln
Apr 03, 2019

Financial Inclusion Employees Still Figuring Financial Inclusion Out

Key terminology still flummoxes Washington, D.C., and Boston area experts.

Apr 01, 2019

"Winners Take All" and Financial Inclusion: Would the World Be Better Off If We Weren’t in It?

We may be exactly the type of organization Giridharadas criticizes.

By Laura Schroeder & Ezra Mannix
Mar 27, 2019

Rogue Mobile Money Agents and Black Market SIMs of the DRC: A Barrier to Financial Inclusion

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.

By Jenny Frydrych + 2 more
Mar 21, 2019

On Data, Let’s Anchor Ourselves in Practicality

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.

By Ethan Loufield
Mar 19, 2019

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.

By Rachel Morpeth
Mar 13, 2019

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