Mobile Banking Documents

20.04.2017 | M. Mattern, R.M. Ramírez | CGAP

This Focus Note aims to identify, analyze, and formulate potential development paths of efforts to digitize agricultural value chain finance. The authors begin with an overview of value chain finance and the role of digital tools. They present three...

28.02.2017 | R.J. Cull, G. Xavier, H. Sven et al. | The World Bank

The paper provides evidence on the number and volume of financial transactions undertaken by agents (local businesses that double as more convenient, lower cost alternatives to formal branches) of the largest microfinance institution operating in...

17.02.2017 | OICV-IOSCO | OICV-IOSCO

The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) tasked the Committee on Emerging Risks (CER) to collaborate with other IOSCO Committees and lead a study on the evolution of Financial Technologies, including its...

23.01.2017 | M. Nique | GSMA

The latest Insight Report from M4D Utilities explores the fast growing use of mobile to create Pay As You Go (PAYG) models in the Utilities sector. Emerging from the convergence of innovations around the Internet of Things, cloud computing and...

31.12.2016 | P.G. Arabehety, G. Chen, W. Cook et al. | CGAP

Interoperability —the ability for different systems to connect with one another—is attracting a lot of attention among digital finance experts. Interoperable payment systems have the potential to make it easier for people to send payments to anyone...

31.12.2016 | A.B. Fanta, K. Mutsonziwa, R. Goosen et al. | FinMark Trust

This paper presents a cross-country comparison of mobile money ownership and its determinants together with the factors affecting mobile money adoption. The link between mobile money and financial inclusion will also be discussed. Insights have been...

31.12.2016 | G. Barrier, E. Minischetti, O. Rowntree | GSMA

Mobile money is widely cited as a game changer for financial inclusion and of the drivers of growth for the mobile industry. However, studies have shown that women are consistently less likely than men to use mobile financial services. This is a...

15.12.2016 | EIB | EIB

This study follows-up on European Investment Bank's (EIB) 2015 study on “Recent Trends in Banking in sub-Saharan Africa - From Financing to Investment”. Against the background of a rapidly evolving context for the Sub-Saharan Africa banking...

30.11.2016 | A. Islam, S. Muzi, J.L. Rodriguez Meza | The World Bank

Private investment can be an important engine of economic growth in East African countries, which, despite recent growth rates, are still plagued with adverse economic conditions. Against this backdrop, there has been substantial penetration of...

25.11.2016 | FSD Africa | FSD Africa

This particular case study looks at the role FSD Kenya has played in the design and uptake of M-Shwari, a combined savings and loans product launched through a collaboration between the Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) and Safaricom. It considers the...

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