This TC Note brings together principles and practices related to financial sector oversight that are relevant to financial inclusion, including proportionate regulation, risk-based supervision, and consumer empowerment.
This Note describes some of the uses of artificial intelligence and machine learning by financial institutions; considers the supervisory responses to such uses; and highlights some ways in which supervisory authorities can themselves use AI and ML to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of supervision.
This Note recommends measures that regulators and supervisors can put in place to address some of the barriers to financial literacy and thereby enhance financial inclusion.
New: Gender-Aware Supervision Toolkit to Assist Financial Supervisors With Integrating Gender Dimensions Into Their Practices
The toolkit, First Step: Integrating Gender into Technology-Enabled Financial Sector Supervision, is intended to help supervisory authorities at all levels of gender-awareness.
This practical, hands-on resource intends to highlight the relevance of gender inclusion and awareness to supervisory authorities and support them in taking their next steps towards more gender-aware supervision.
This report draws on the lessons that main actors in Zambia, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone have learned about resilience in the times of COVID-19 and identifies key insights into how they have continued to expand financial inclusion.
This study examines the role that financial services regulators can play in efforts to address financial inclusion of women.