Center for Financial Inclusion

What Is Lost in a Digital Financial World—And How to Get It Back

By Elisabeth Rhyne This post is part of Financial Inclusion Week, a week of global conversation on advancing financial inclusion....

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Microfinance and Impact Investing: the Legacy of the Bridge Fund

By Deborah Drake Declare victory and go home. How often do you get to say that? But that’s exactly what...

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New Emerging Markets Report Shows Banks Lead Financial Inclusion

By Michael Schlein Over the last few years, we’ve made great progress in expanding financial access for those left out...

The Business of Financial Inclusion: Insights from Emerging Market Banks

The Business of Financial Inclusion: Insights from Emerging Market Banks

By Elisabeth Rhyne When it comes to financial inclusion, as is true in many sectors these days, sexy start-ups and...

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Rural Banking and the Promise of Cacao

By Bruce MacDonald In part one of this post, Bruce MacDonald of the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion discussed the potential impact of...

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A Change in Behavior: Innovations in Financial Capability

By Center for Financial Inclusion staff After over a year of research, we at the Center are excited to launch...

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Inside the US Treasury 2015 Forum on Financial Inclusion

Last week, Venture Lab Managing Director Paul Breloff, Center for Financial Inclusion Managing Director Beth Rhyne, and I attended the...

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How Countries Can Promote Financial Inclusion

Today, the Economist Intelligence Unit released Microscope 2015, an annual survey that assesses how lawmakers from 55 countries are either...