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Normative Constraints to Women’s Financial Inclusion: What We Know and What We Need to Know

This paper brings together the evidence of what is known on norms and financial inclusion and uses cases to demonstrate aspects of and approaches to addressing discriminatory norms throughout the financial system.

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Building Women’s Financial Capability: A Path Toward Transformation

This publication examines how best to share information, build financial capability and enable lasting behavior change in a context in which women may have limited say in their own economic choices or require additional support or flexibility to overcome trust and care responsibilities.

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Weathering the Storm II: Tales of Survival From Microfinance Crises Past

This publication shares lessons learned from 16 institutions that dealt with crises, framed by a four-part hierarchy of needs: liquidity, confidence, portfolio, and capital.

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The Stories Algorithms Tell: Bias and Financial Inclusion at the Data Margins

This publication shares insights for financial inclusion stakeholders on what algorithms can say about who is creditworthy in emerging markets, the risks for those it leaves out, and what it all might mean for inclusive finance.

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Regulatory Flexibility During the Pandemic: Emerging Lessons

This policy brief examines the types of regulatory flexibility adopted in response to the pandemic and provides early evidence on the impact of these measures.

Case study

Weathering the Storm II: A Case Study of Financiera FAMA

Lessons learned from previous crises to help with future crisis responses

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On the Economic Frontlines of COVID-19: Early Insights From MSMEs Grappling With the Crisis

Findings based on a longitudinal survey in Colombia, India, Indonesia, and Nigeria

Case study

Weathering the Storm II: A Case Study of Spandana

Lessons learned from previous crises to help with future crisis responses

Case study

Weathering the Storm II: A Case Study of Viator

Lessons learned from previous crises to help with future crisis responses