Blog / December 6, 2013
What was new and noteworthy this week seems to be cash transfer news (or maybe debate fodder is more accurate). In addition, New York released a new report on immigrants and financial services and...
Blog / November 26, 2013
In this special Holiday (at least in the US) edition of New and Noteworthy, we take a look at the global status of bitcoin, analyze the gender gap in financial inclusion, and observe the intersection...
Blog / November 25, 2013
At a recent Microfinance Club of New York event with Michael Joseph, the former CEO of Safaricom in Kenya and now the Director of Mobile Money for Vodafone, Joseph cited regulatory barriers as the...
Blog / November 22, 2013
This week’s edition of New and Noteworthy highlights some innovative approaches to financial inclusion –a banking van, a new iPad app, and a new approach to delivering subsidies.
Blog / November 20, 2013
Most of NYU’s development economists are on leave this year (Raquel, Debraj, and Hunt: your colleagues miss you). The regular doctoral sequence and development seminar are on hold for the year....
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