Now reading: The role of insurance for growth in Africa
MENUMENU
WP_Term Object ( [term_id] => 1 [name] => Blog [slug] => blog [term_group] => 0 [term_taxonomy_id] => 1 [taxonomy] => category [description] => [parent] => 0 [count] => 81 [filter] => raw [cat_ID] => 1 [category_count] => 81 [category_description] => [cat_name] => Blog [category_nicename] => blog [category_parent] => 0 )

Blog


Read our latest thinking on key issues in financial sector development
The role of insurance for growth in Africa
Does insurance matter for welfare and growth? Within the microinsurance discourse, the answer to this question is usually considered from the risk [...]
Having that awkward conversation: Using mobile research to get more honest answers from people
I bought myself a fitness band recently and I’ve found it quite useful in encouraging me to get off the couch. But, if I’m completely honest, I [...]
Thinking outside the (financial inclusion) measurement box
In 2014, the Bank of Ghana (BOG) granted permission for reduced KYC requirements for a new Fidelity Bank product that targeted consumers at the [...]
Measurement through the consumer lens
During my tenure at South Africa’s National Treasury, the discussions around financial inclusion often focused on seemingly straightforward [...]
Then and now: Shaping our latest tools in financial inclusion
(Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series.) “We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us” – [...]
Rich enough for a discount?
Tax credits and employer subsidies are required to make medical schemes affordable for those earning just above tax threshold. Pre-funded health [...]
Deepening measurement in financial inclusion
You manage what you measure and thus it is important to have a measurement framework that drives the right behaviour. Financial inclusion has strong [...]
Delivering on the promise of digitising payments in Zambia
Digital financial inclusion holds great promise. A McKinsey report last year found that digital finance could add up to $3.7 trillion to [...]
15 innovations in data collection methods: Broadening the financial inclusion survey toolkit
Advances in technology have fundamentally changed the way in which survey and behavioural data is collected. There has been a steady decline in [...]
7 innovations in quantitative research: Broadening the financial inclusion survey toolkit
In a previous blog on 10 innovations in qualitative research, I wrote about the importance of using a greater variety of research designs, methods [...]