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Banking for the Poor: State-of-the-Art Financial Offerings for the Developing World


Ignacio Mas


Independent

November 14, 2010

The International Economy, Fall 2010

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This paper describes the opportunity of using mobile phones as a way to increase access to finance in developing counties. It also explains how mobile payments can trigger innovation and entrepreneurship at the base of the pyramid, and how they can serve to bring liquidity to rural communities.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 4

Keywords: access to finance, financial inclusion, mobile payments, mobile phones, branchless banking

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Date posted: November 15, 2010 ; Last revised: November 2, 2013

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Mas, Ignacio, Banking for the Poor: State-of-the-Art Financial Offerings for the Developing World (November 14, 2010). The International Economy, Fall 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1709164

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