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Tax Reforms to Increase the Viability of Business Correspondents

This policy note argues that two key taxation issues are hindering the sustainability and attractiveness of the business correspondent model in India and that addressing them could help advance financial inclusion.

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The Impact of the Crisis on Microfinance Institutions: Analyses and Perspectives

This publication presents the survey results for 40 MFIs around the world during three waves (May, July and December 2020), analyzing the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the institutions. All MFIs and their clients saw their activities severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Building Women’s Financial Capability: A Path Toward Transformation

This publication examines how best to share information, build financial capability and enable lasting behavior change in a context in which women may have limited say in their own economic choices or require additional support or flexibility to overcome trust and care responsibilities.

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COVID-19: Crisis as Opportunity for Urban Cash Transfers?

Based on a literature review and case studies of various urban cash transfer schemes in response to the COVID-19 crisis, this paper explores the successes and challenges of implementing cash transfers in urban settings in response to a large, covariate shock.

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Evidence Review on the Role of Male Engagement in Women’s Economic Empowerment Programs

This review presents four differ­ent reports which outline key findings and recommendations based on the most effective methods for integrating men in the process of women's empowerment.

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FinAccess MSE COVID-19 Tracker

This survey provides data on how micro firms in Kenya have responded to and coped during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Fintech and Financial Inclusion: A Funders' Guide to Greater Impact

This practical guide, based on two years of global research, describes how development funders can identify promising fintechs and maximize their impact.

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Gender and Cash In / Cash Out (CICO) Networks

This slide deck shows how to apply a gender lens to CICO network development and presents case studies that demonstrate how gender-intentional design works in practice.

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RBI Consultative Document on the Regulation of Microfinance

Welcome ideas on creating a level playing field
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State of the Economy: Focus on Digitisation and the Impact of COVID-19 on MSEs

In Kenya, the trend of divergent impact continues, with macroeconomic resilience masking sustained inequalities and divergence in recovery.