Sven Harten

Sven Harten is the IFC Results Measurements Specialist leading the knowledge and learning agenda of the Partnership for Financial Inclusion. His current research focuses on developing successful business models for microfinance and mobile financial services in Sub-Saharan Africa.

By Sven Harten


Big Data for Good: How Impartial Institutions can Contribute

Call detail records (CDRs) are enormous datasets, easily comprised of a few billion data points. They hold all of the information on how, when, and where customers use their mobile phones. Why should international organizations be paying attention?