Ignacio Mas

Ignacio Mas is an independent consultant and Senior Fellow at the Fletcher School at Tufts University, as well as at the Saïd Business School at Oxford University. 

By Ignacio Mas

Research

Money, Decisions, and Control

Advances in digital technologies and the increased availability of data can be used to support low-income customers to do more than make payments. These advances can help them to make financial decisions and develop strategies to manage their finances.
Research

Money Resolutions, Digital Simulations

This is a companion paper to "Money Resolutions, a Sketchbook." It imagines digital financial services that would build on two common money management practices of the poor.
Blog

New Tools to Accommodate Old Financial Habits: Key for DFS Usage

Digital services that are able to replicate what poor people already do informally, in everyday life, may be critical to starting new customers on a path to using money in new ways.
Research

Money Resolutions, a Sketchbook

This paper identifies six behaviors that commonly underpin the money management practices of poor people.
Blog

Why Equity Bank Felt It Had to Become a Telco – Reluctantly

Ignacio Mas and John Staley explain Equity Bank's decision to become a Mobile Virtual Network Operator in Kenya.