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Systems that allow instant access to funds—so-called fast-payment systems—were already revolutionizing retail payments before this crisis. They now have an even bigger role to play.
As the spread of COVID-19 expands in less developed countries, policymakers will face an additional challenge that was largely absent in more developed economies – the informal sector.
We propose four important policy questions to be considered as governments grapple with this challenge.