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Blog / December 15, 2014

What We Talk About When We Talk About Savings

A few weeks ago I attended the first day of the New England Universities Development Consortium’s annual conference. It’s a good place to see the latest economics research on a pretty...

Blog / December 12, 2014

The FAIV: Week of December 8, 2014

N.B.  This will be the last issue of 2014 for The FAIV, which will return on January 9th.  FAI wishes all of our readers a happy and safe holiday season and a prosperous New Year! 1....

Blog / December 11, 2014

Hidden From View: Mobile Money and the Privacy Agenda

The past few weeks have seen plenty of ruminations about Uber’s potential invasions of privacy and the amount of data Google collects from its users. The concern is that these companies could...

Blog / December 9, 2014

Cash Transfers: The Conversation Continues

Last night FAI had the pleasure of co-hosting a lively and informative panel discussion on the impact of cash transfers in international development with the Microfinance Club of New York.  The...

Blog / December 5, 2014

The FAIV: Week of December 1

1. Mobile Technology: Privacy and other regulatory concerns have limited access to mobile communications metadata useful for public health. Is there a path forward?  Brookings 2. Savings:...