The increasing prominence of financial inclusion as a tool for development and growth has spawned extensive data-gathering initiatives to measure, understand and improve it. The result is a variety of new measurement frameworks that leverage this data.
Early indications suggest that the financial-inclusion strategies developed and guided by these measurement frameworks may not be leading to the results that policymakers want to achieve.
Our work under the global i2i programme produces dedicated research in the area of financial-inclusion measurement.
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This road will not get you there
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Completing the picture in ASEAN
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The availability of data in financial inclusion has grown tremendously in recent years. Data initiatives such as the World Bank’s Findex, [...]