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Financial inclusion
Working Paper
The welfare effects of financial inclusion in Ghana: An exploration based on a multidimensional measure of financial inclusion

Using a nationally representative household survey data set from Ghana, this paper provides empirical evidence regarding the role of financial inclusion or financial exclusion in household welfare...

Financial inclusion Household welfare Ghana
Working Paper
Gender disparities in financial inclusion in Tanzania

Although Tanzania has made notable progress in enhancing access to financial services, the gender gap in financial inclusion persists...

Gender Financial inclusion Mobile money
Maureen Odongo on gender disparities and financial inclusion in Tanzania

Maureen Odongo gave a presentation on 15 April 2021, as part of the Sustainable development solutions for Tanzania – strengthening research to achieve SDGs project. The presentation was held as a webinar, in collaboration with UONGOZI...

15 April 2021
Online, Dar es Salaam
Past event
Working Paper
The financial inclusion agenda: Examining the role of conventional banks in deepening access to formal credit

Using a unique district-level panel dataset, we investigate the effect of banking system penetration on financial inclusion in Ghana...

Banking Financial inclusion Access to credit
Working Paper
Putting the financial system to work for the poor and SMEs

The financial inclusion effort achieved positive results, with the number of Mozambicans having access to banking services increasing considerably, particularly after 2011–12...

Credit Guarantees Financial inclusion
Working Paper
Rural financial intermediation and poverty reduction in Ghana: A micro-level analysis

The financial sector in rural areas, where most of the poor people in sub-Saharan Africa are found, has transformed massively in recent times, notably through the increased penetration of several types of rural financial intermediaries in addition to...

Rural financial intermediation Poverty reduction Welfare
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