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Blog / July 3, 2015

Happy 4th of July Weekend!

From all of us at FAI, we would like to thank you for your ongoing engagement and support of our work.  Our team wishes all of our US readers a safe and happy July 4th holiday! Photo by Kevin...

Blog / June 26, 2015

The FAIV: Week of June 22, 2015

1. Mobile Money: What risks do customers perceive when using digital financial services and what are the consequences of those risks? A new brief explores these questions through the lens of lower-...

Blog / June 19, 2015

The FAIV: Week of June 15, 2015

1. Alternative Credit Scoring: In a new working paper, researchers analyze consumer call data from a Caribbean mobile money provider and are able to predict the likelihood of loan default with...

Blog / June 12, 2015

The FAIV: Week of June 8, 2015

1. Financial Inclusion: A comprehensive synthesis of various financial inclusion indicators reports large strides in achieving the goal of universal access by 2020. But what will be the next set...

Blog / June 5, 2015

The FAIV: Week of June 1, 2015

1. Income Volatility: Insights into employment opportunities in the "sharing economy" (and research from US Financial Diaries)  provide evidence that "life is no longer...