Since fintech offers the chance to boost economic growth and expand financial inclusion in all countries, the IMF and World Bank surveyed central banks, finance ministries, and other relevant…

Tobias Adrian, Ceyla Pazarbasioglu |

Since fintech offers the chance to boost economic growth and expand financial inclusion in all countries, the IMF and World Bank surveyed central banks, finance ministries, and other relevant…

Tobias Adrian, Ceyla Pazarbasioglu |

Dado que la tecnología financiera ofrece las oportunidades de impulsar el crecimiento económico y de ampliar la inclusión financiera en todos los países, el FMI y el Banco Mundial realizaron una…

Tobias Adrian, Ceyla Pazarbasioglu |

أن الابتكارات المالية التكنولوجية تتيح الفرصة لتعزيز النمو الاقتصادي وتوسيع نطاق الشمول المالي في جميع البلدان، أجرى صندوق النقد الدولي والبنك الدولي مسحا شمل البنوك المركزية، ووزارات المالية،…

Tobias Adrian, سييلا بازارباسيولو |

Digital financial services are a gateway for the poor and SMEs to participate in the formal economy. Recent evidence of the impact of fintech as well as its potential going forward is…

Alfonso Garcia Mora |

Alternative data analysis- both quantitative and behavioral - can be used to dramatically bolster financial access around the world.

Sharmista Appaya |

Students line up to wash their hands before eating at Kanda Estate Primary School in Accra, Ghana. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank Human capital, that is the set of skills, health and knowledge…

Pietro Calice |

The Plateau area, business and administrative center of Dakar. Photo: Sarah Farhat/The World Bank More people in the world have access to financial accounts and tools than ever before. With this…

Marco Nicoli, Usman Ahmed |

As the world works toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, Islamic social finance provides new options to help mobilize these efforts, in particularly to end poverty and hunger. (Photo…

Ahmad Hafiz Abdul Aziz, Wei Zhang |

Photo: Hoel/World Bank Remittances are  critical economic resources in emerging economies, helping vulnerable populations withstand adverse economic conditions. Personal remittances represent as…

Rodrigo Mejia-Ricart, Camilo Tellez, Marco Nicoli |