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The False God of Innovation

> Posted by Kim Wilson, the Fletcher School, Tufts University

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In the olden days, awards were not given for innovation itself but for how effective an innovation was in relation to the importance of the problem it solved. 800 more words

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FI2020 Progress Report Launches in Three Days!

> Posted by Susy Cheston, Senior Advisor, CFI

In three days the Center for Financial Inclusion will unveil the FI2020 Progress Report. In it, we define progress made toward financial inclusion and make predictions about the most critical issues facing the industry. 436 more words

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Data Privacy Is a Right, Not a Luxury

> Posted by Haset Solomon, Communications and Operations Associate, the Smart Campaign

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I rarely think about the cost of convenience. I often use my phone’s navigational system, seeking turn-by-turn directions, but I usually don’t consider the trail of data I’m leaving behind – and even if I do, I decide the benefit outweighs the cost. 575 more words

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Understanding Remittance Corridors: A Strategy for Driving Digital Financial Services Uptake

Written by Michael Adenuga

Understanding the nature and patterns of remittance flows between the banked and unbanked populations within a market can be critical to deciphering the challenges of digital financial services (DFS) uptake, especially in countries where branchless banking and mobile financial services (BB and MFS) are struggling to gain momentum. 1,137 more words

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Efforts of Reserve Bank of India to achieve financial inclusion

Even after 6 decades of Independence, there is a long way to go for financial inclusion in India. This has led to a generation being financially insecure and pauperism in lower income groups who do not find financial service as an affordable one. 369 more words

Branchless Banking

Five Ways to Get Frontline Staff Excited about Mobile Money

> Posted by Grace P. Sengupta, Assistant Manager, BRAC Social Innovation Lab, and Maria A. May, Senior Program Manager, BRAC Social Innovation Lab and BRAC Microfinance Research and Development Unit… 1,030 more words

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