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06 October 2016
This Brief summarizes issues relevant to deposit insurance arising from emerging digital stored-value products and offers three distinct approaches for countries to consider.
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17 July 2014
This paper offers a framework for understanding how different influences or “levers” affect costs and revenues for youth savings and uses examples to explain how the framework can be applied as a decision-making tool.
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15 October 2012

This Brief highlights the experience of Jipange KuSave, the mobile version of P9 designed to work over the M-PESA system.

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01 August 2012

This Focus Note examines the role of finance in the lives of low-income youth in developing countries.

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01 October 2011

This resource guide is intended to gather in one source the issues funders need to consider when focusing on the expansion of voluntary savings mobilizations.

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01 January 2011

This Brief presents empirical evidence showing that although the savings accounts of small savers are quite costly to provide, there are several important channels through which small savers may be a profitable, or even highly profitable, client segment.

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01 September 2010

This study examines quantitatively whether or not small savers contribute to or undermine the sustainability of the MFI.

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01 June 2009

Small balance demand deposits from poor clients are viewed as a particularly volatile class of funding. This is one reason some MFIs are concerned about using deposits to fund their lending operations.

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01 June 2009

New research finds that under normal circumstances, aggregate balances for low-income accounts move gradually, and they are not prone to abrupt month-by-month swings.

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01 June 2008

This Technical Guide explains the areas of analysis covered in a CLSA, the methodology used, and how the CLSA can be tailored to meet the needs of the commissioning agency.

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