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19 October 2017
This study looks at Pakistan’s nearly decade-old experience with regulating digital financial services (referred in the local context as branchless banking) as a test case for the RIA Lite methodology,
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10 July 2017
Under the right circumstances, financial inclusion, stability, integrity, and consumer protection (collectively referred to as I-SIP) can be positively related, and the failure to consider any one of these objectives can lead to problems.
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English (78 pages)
05 April 2017
A financial innovation! The fastest growing financial industry! The next big thing in finance! Crowdfunding has garnered a lot of attention for its potential to further financial inclusion efforts.
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English (48 pages)
06 October 2015
This Brief explains why approaches to inclusive finance that are currently widespread do not share the potentially destabilizing attributes of other types of shadow banking, concluding by identifying some risks worth monitoring as the picture continues to evolve.
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10 June 2014
Pakistan is the second country selected for an I-SIP rapid research exercise. The main objectives of the research were to develop and refine the I-SIP Methodology, raise awareness of I-SIP linkages, and help Pakistani policy makers adopt the I-SIP Methodology.
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02 November 2012
This report introduces and develops the concept that a proportionate approach to any financial inclusion measure (and specifically to its regulatory and supervisory design and implementation) should seek to optimize the I-SIP linkages:maximizing synergies and minimizing tradeoffs and negative outcomes.
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20 May 2012

This Brief explores the research to date on financial inclusion and stability.

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