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The Economics of Branchless Banking

Ignacio Mas

Tufts University

April 1, 2009

Innovations, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2009

Provides a formal analysis of the economic drivers for branchless banking solutions. It exposes the design trade-offs that occur at the each of the key layers of service: the retail network (transaction acquisition), payments network (transaction aggregation and routing) and account/service platforms. It also reviews the volume drivers of various existing deployments.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 22

Keywords: Mobile Banking, e-Payments, Branchless Banking, Microfinance

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Date posted: February 15, 2010 ; Last revised: November 29, 2010

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Mas, Ignacio, The Economics of Branchless Banking (April 1, 2009). Innovations, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1552750

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Tufts University ( email )
Medford, MA 02155
United States
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