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Where Are the Unbanked in Belize?: Using Machine Learning Small Area Estimation to Improve Financial Inclusion Geographic Targeting

This study aims to contribute to the efficient and effective implementation of Belize's National Financial Inclusion Strategy by identifying the geographical areas where unbanked people live and analyzing the factors that influence the use of financial services and instruments.

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Savings Groups Reduce Vulnerability, but Have Mixed Effects on Financial Inclusion

How does introduction to savings groups impact the likelihood of using formal financial services?

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IDB Group Analyzes Financial Inclusion in Times of COVID-19

On November 16, IDB Lab will bring together experts on the state of financial inclusion in a scenario strongly marked by the disruptions caused by the health emergency.

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Catalyzing Inclusive Financial Systems: Chile’s Commitment to Women’s Data

Valuable lessons on collecting and using sex-disaggregated data in the financial sector
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A Rising US$ 750 Billion Market: Unlocking Opportunities at the Base of the Pyramid in Latin America and the Caribbean

How has Latin America and the Caribbean's market changed at the Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP)?
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Default Risk in Agricultural Lending: The Effects of Commodity Price Volatility and Climate

Managing risk associated with agricultural activities
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The Progress Out of Poverty Index: A Detailed Analysis of MFI Implementation

Providing recommendations to MFIs based on a review of the Progress Out of Poverty Index
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Financial Regulation and Its Significance for Microfinance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Can existing financial regulations be applied to microfinance institutions?