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Some Thoughts on the Ethics of Financial Inclusion

> Posted by Sonja Kelly, Director of Research, CFI

In ethics, there is a commonly shared thought experiment called the trolley problem. You are standing next to trolley tracks, and a trolley is coming. 518 more words

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How to Accelerate Financial Inclusion in Pakistan: Lessons from the New Financial Inclusion Insights Data

> Posted by Nadia van de Walle, Senior Research Manager, Financial Inclusion Insights, Intermedia

The State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS), launched in May 2015, set an ambitious goal of expanding access to financial services from 10 percent of adults to at least 50 percent by the year 2020. 1,193 more words

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Invest In a Process, Not a Transaction: Lessons Learned on Linking Business Savings Groups to Banks

> Posted by Hannah McCandless, Program Support Associate, Village Enterprise

Through its one-year graduation program, Village Enterprise provides business and savings training, access to savings groups, seed capital, and mentoring to rural East Africans living in extreme poverty. 1,149 more words

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How Artoo Helped Ujjivan Unlock the Power of Data

> Posted by Center Staff

The volume of data in the digital universe doubles in size roughly every two years, estimates indicate. The phrase “data rich” has become common business parlance. 718 more words

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Big Data, Financial Inclusion and Privacy for the Poor

> Posted by Dr. Katharine Kemp, Research Fellow, UNSW Digital Financial Services Regulation Project

The following post was originally published on the IFMR blog. 

Financial inclusion is not good in itself. 1,670 more words

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The Future of Finance in Myanmar Is Digital

> Posted by Jason Loughnane, Special Projects Manager, DAWN Microfinance

The following post was originally published on the Accion blog.

The future of finance in Myanmar is digital. 876 more words

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