A Changing Landscape: What the 2017 Findex Tells Us About Mobile Money, Women’s Financial Inclusion and Savings in Vulnerable Households

Collection of four articles and a summary of key takeaways on the state of financial inclusion

In April 2018, the World Bank released the Global Findex Database 2017, the world’s most comprehensive dataset that provides unique insight into how adults save, borrow, make payments and manage risk. This paper explores what 2017 Findex data has to say about mobile money, women's financial inclusion and savings in vulnerable households. This information sheds light on what the World Bank’s latest Global Findex report reveals about the state of financial inclusion and the challenges ahead as we strive for a more fully inclusive world.

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By Scott Graham