The Early Experience with Branchless Banking

CGAP Focus Note, No. 46, April 2008

16 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2010  

Gautam Ivatury

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Ignacio Mas

Tufts University

Date Written: April 1, 2008

Abstract

Branchless banking has great potential to extend the distribution of financial services to poor people who are not reached by traditional bank branch networks; it lowers the cost of delivery, including costs both to banks of building and maintaining a delivery channel and to customers of accessing services (e.g., travel or queuing times).

Keywords: Branchless Banking, Microfinance, Electronic Payments

Suggested Citation

Ivatury, Gautam and Mas, Ignacio, The Early Experience with Branchless Banking (April 1, 2008). CGAP Focus Note, No. 46, April 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1655257

Gautam Ivatury

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Ignacio Mas (Contact Author)

Tufts University ( email )

Medford, MA 02155
United States

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