• 29 Mar 2017
    • Vera Bersudskaya

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Quantitative Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    DFS providers struggle with a variant on the chicken and egg problem: whether to recruit more agents or more customers? How to provide adequate access for customers while ensuring agents face sufficient

  • 06 Mar 2017
    • Vera Bersudskaya

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Quantitative Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

     

    The dormancy scourge

    Every year the

  • 06 Mar 2017
    • Mike McCaffrey

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Principal Consultant - Strategic Operations for Digital Finance
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Vera Bersudskaya

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Quantitative Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Financial access is the foundation of financial inclusion.  A person cannot decide to use a financial service until it has been extended within their reach.  Central to measuring access to finance is the

  • 03 Mar 2017
    • Mike McCaffrey

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Principal Consultant - Strategic Operations for Digital Finance
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Vera Bersudskaya

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Quantitative Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    The first blog in this series explained that currently,

  • 20 Jan 2017
    • Maha Khan

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Omar Moeen Malik

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Head of Payments, Easypaisa at Telenor Pakistan
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    In 2009, Pakistan spearheaded the over the counter (OTC) transaction revolution. But in the summer of 2017, the digital financial services (DFS) landscape may experience a watershed moment. In June 2016, the

  • 11 Oct 2016
    • Annabel Schiff

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Manager - Digital Finance at MicroSave
      Order: 
      7
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Discussions around Master Agents are often confusing.  This confusion usually stems from the varying terms used to describe them. While to some providers they are ‘Aggregators’, to

  • 20 Jun 2016
    • Maha Khan

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Research Manager
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Anup Singh

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Principal Consultant
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    Walking through the markets of Senegal and Pakistan, you will easily hear ‘Warimako!’, and ‘Easypaisa kara lo!’  These phrases have morphed into a catch-all for mobile money transfers—

  • 06 Apr 2016
    • Jacqueline Jumah

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Manager - Strategic Operations for Digital Finance at MicroSave
      Order: 
      5
      External Contributor: 
      No

    Typhoons are great engines of destruction. When a typhoon makes landfall it often produces a devastating storm surge that destroys everything in its path without mercy. The best defence against a typhoon is an accurate forecast

  • 13 Nov 2015
    • Dorieke Kuijpers

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Research Project Manager, Digital Financial Insights at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Jeffrey Riecke

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Associate at Accion
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    This blog was originally posted on the CFI Accion Blog

  • 13 Nov 2015
    • Dorieke Kuijpers

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Research Project Manager, Digital Financial Insights at MicroSave
      External Contributor: 
      Yes
    • Jeffrey Riecke

      Faculty Image: 
      Faculty Title: 
      Senior Associate at Accion
      External Contributor: 
      Yes

    This blog was originally posted on the CFI Accion Blog.

    The

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