Publications

Focus Note
12 May 2014
This Focus Note presents the evidence gained from a comprehensive study of the experiences in developing and implementing e-payment schemes linked to financial inclusion in Haiti, Kenya, the Philippines, and Uganda. READ MORE »
Forum
22 April 2014
This paper seeks to explore the concept of a responsible exit along four strategic decisions: the timing of the equity sale, buyer selection, the governance and use of shareholder agreements to achieve social objectives, and how social and financial returns are balanced when selecting among bids. READ MORE »
Focus Note
29 April 2014
This paper proposes that the accumulating body of evidence supports policy makers’ assessments that developing inclusive financial systems is an important component for economic and social progress on the development agenda. READ MORE »
Working Paper
11 April 2014
While many banked people already use mobile banking in China, the country also has the potential to emerge as an important success story for branchless banking and financial inclusion and potentially a new paradigm. READ MORE »
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About Publications

CGAP publications cover a wide range of financial inclusion topics and are a premier resource for stakeholders interested in advancing financial access for the world’s poor.
We focus on evidence-based research and each paper goes through a rigorous peer-review process.

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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03 July 2014
This paper presents highlights of the 5th Arab Policy Forum, which convened more than 70 policy makers to work toward a common vision for achieving more inclusive—and more equitable—financial systems in the region.
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English (336.07 KB) | Arabic (395.11 KB)
02 July 2014
This Technical Guide is aimed at funders interested in analyzing their effectiveness in financial inclusion. It describes the methodology of the SmartAid Index and explains how to use SmartAid.
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