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Blog / February 27, 2015

The FAIV: Week of February 23, 2015

1.  Remittances: A number of large banks are no longer operating in certain countries in the global south in response to growing pressure from regulators to comply with rules on anti-money...

Blog / February 25, 2015

The FAIV Special Edition: Reflections on the Impact of Microcredit

In this special edition of The FAIV, we round up some of the best commentary and analysis of the publication of six microcredit evaluations in the January edition of the American Economic Journal:...

Blog / February 20, 2015

The FAIV: Week of February 16, 2015

1. Informal Finance: FAI's Executive Director Jonathan Morduch discusses what makes informal finance so popular and how financial institutions can respond. NextBillion 2. Cash Transfers:...

Blog / February 18, 2015

Hopefully Not the Final Word on Microcredit (Part 2)

Despite the long-awaited publication of six impact evaluations of microcredit, there are still many questions to be answered. But I worry about whether we will ever get answers. I don’t think...

Blog / February 13, 2015

The FAIV: Week of February 9, 2015

1. Microfinance: A look at the microfinance industry's rebuilding efforts in a post-Ebola West Africa.  Devex 2. Unbanked:  In what sounds similar to a time-compressed version of...