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Diagnostic of Gender and Age Norms in Financial Inclusion - A Pilot Study in Five Districts of Malawi

This report presents an investigation into how social norms impact rural women’s and youth’s ability to access and use formal financial products and services in Malawi.

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Empowering Small Giants: Inclusive Embedded Finance for Micro-Retailers

This report outlines various business models that incorporate last-mile retailers into digital ordering platforms, offering them convenience, transparency, and a wide range of products.

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8 Billion Reasons: Inclusive Finance as a Catalyst for Climate Action

This paper is a call to action for climate practitioners and financial services stakeholders from across public, private, and philanthropic sectors to work together to unlock the full potential of financial inclusion for scaling grassroots climate action. 

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Advancing Women-Led MSMEs Through Digital Financial Inclusion

This publication shares how policies, products, and grassroots actions enable women entrepreneurs to thrive with digital financial services.

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Designing Credit Products to Support Women’s Economic Activity: Synthesis of Recent Literature

This evidence synthesis examines a range of studies published to examine the impact of financial innovations that have addressed barriers women face in accessing and using credit for productive purposes. 

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Financial Inclusion and Disruptive Innovation: Regulatory Implications

This working paper explores the latest wave of disruptive financial services innovations to better understand the regulatory changes that allow EMDEs to harness their financial inclusion potential while containing consumer and financial sector risk.
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Financial Inclusion Compass 2024

This publication provides a comprehensive analysis of the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the financial inclusion sector.

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Promise (Un)kept? Fintech and Financial Inclusion

This paper uses a comprehensive dataset to investigate the relationship between fintech and financial inclusion in a panel of 84 countries over the period 2012–2020 and obtain empirical insights.

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Responsible DPI for Improving Outcomes Beyond Inclusion

Amid the enthusiasm to expand and scale digital public infrastructure (DPI) models to dozens of new markets, this report explores the opportunities for DPI to be built and deployed responsibly for three fundamental elements of financial inclusion: identity (ID), payments, and consent-based data exchanges. 

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The Role of Supervision in the Financial Inclusion of Forcibly Displaced Persons

This Note discusses the expansion of access to finance for forcibly displaced persons and the unique challenges it presents for financial regulators and supervisors.