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Samar Hasan & Payam Akram

Digital financial services can help grow women monetary means

  Despite encouraging advancements in the number of first time bank account holders, a startling gender gap persists in financial inclusion as a result of a variety of barriers to access across the developing world. Bringing women into the formal financial sector not only empowers them directly but also leads to welfare gains for the entire household and the community at large. This article lays out the empirical evidence linking …

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