This white paper summarizes how interoperable payment systems work and discusses the status of interoperability in emerging markets.
This publication offers an overview and gender-disaggregated data analysis of the Nigerian lending market, and provides valuable insights on 100 million adult Nigerians' behaviors and financial preferences.
This toolkit is aimed at addressing the opportunities and challenges of using digital credit transaction data for consumer protection market monitoring.
This brief summarizes existing evidence on how financial services can help the poor build their resilience and mitigate the risks associated with climate change, as well as reduce contributions to climate change
Beneficiary Experience of Digital Government-to-Person (G2P) Payments in Bangladesh, Colombia, and the Philippines
This study explores consumers' experience with digital cash transfers, and supports policy recommendations to improve the effectiveness of G2P payments and future financial inclusion.
This study investigates three key barriers preventing many potential customers from joining the formal financial system: the reliability of financial services, the cost of using these services, and the limited transparency of cost information.
This report summarizes the key findings and recommendations from IPA's work with the Uganda Communications Commission analyzing complaint records of mobile financial services users.
This project analysis provides insights into the types of consumer protection issues faced by consumers across financial providers in Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.
The Initiative will accept proposals for full and pilot projects which use randomized controlled trial evaluation to assess the impact of a consumer protection intervention or market monitoring tool.