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Robo-advisors: Investing through machines

Facundo Abraham's picture

Technological innovation in the financial industry has reached the wealth management services industry where automated financial advisors, known as robo-advisors, are starting to compete with human advisors. In a new policy brief, we examine the benefits and limitations of robo-advisors, as well as their potential to foster financial inclusion.

To the Data Day skeptics

Pinelopi Goldberg's picture

As I wondered which of the many fascinating ideas from the World Bank’s inaugural annual Data Day to recap in a blog, it occurred to me that there was likely selection bias in those who chose to attend.  Presumably, some skeptics of big data chose to skip the day entirely. So this blog is aimed first and foremost at the skeptical.