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Blog / July 24, 2015

The FAIV: Week of July 20, 2015

1. Transfers and Subsidies: India's plan to provide subsidies electronically through bank accounts, biometric ID cards, mobile transfers (also know as JAM) can reduce leakage and increase...

Blog / July 17, 2015

The FAIV: Week of July 13, 2015

1. Savings:  A new report from the US Financial Diaries project provides evidence that lower income households are saving up for frequent, short-term emergencies that prevent the growth of long-...

Blog / July 10, 2015

The FAIV: Week of July 6, 2015

1. Transfers: Cash transfers are a more common form of benefits for the world's poor than you might think. In fact, Sub-Saharan Africa is the only region where food and other in-kind transfers...

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-...