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Digital Cash Transfers in Times of COVID-19

Opportunities and considerations for women's inclusion and empowerment

Opportunities and considerations for women's inclusion and empowerment
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The New Microfinance Handbook

A financial market system perspective
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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Education Financing

How can policimakers mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on education finance?
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World Bank Approves $1 Billion Financing for Kenya, to Address COVID-19 Financing Gap and Support Kenya’s Economy

Kenya has undertaken policy reforms that directly benefit many low-income Kenyan households.

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COVID-19 Crisis Through a Migration Lens

This brief provides a prognosis of how the pandemic might affect global trends in international economic migration and remittances in 2020 and 2021.

Update on migration and remittance flows as well as salient policy developments in the area of migration and development
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Payment Aspects of Financial Inclusion in the Fintech Era

Harnessing the potential of fintech while mitigating associated risks
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Increasing Financial Inclusion in the Muslim World

Evidence from an Islamic finance marketing experiment
News

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Drives Sub-Saharan Africa Toward First Recession in 25 Years

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has been significantly impacted by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and is forecast to fall sharply from 2.4% in 2019 to -2.1 to -5.1% in 2020, the first recession in the region over the past 25 years, according to the latest Africa’s Pulse, the World Bank’s twice-yearly economic update for the region.

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The Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD)

The Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD) addresses gaps and quality issues regarding data on migration and remittances by researching, collecting and publishing global data to enable more effective engagement on migration and development.

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Global Financial Development Database

This dataset includes measures of depth, access, efficiency, and stability of financial systems for 214 economies.