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The importance of ICT in society’s needs: An empirical approach through Maslow’s lens

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The aim of the Watch is to point out the importance of ICT in developing and emerging countries from a demand-side perspective. We find that having a cell phone and internet access are gaining importance among individuals’ basic needs. Younger people consider ICT-related needs more basic than older people do.

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The labyrinth of the informal economy: measurement strategies and impacts

Document Number 17/18

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One of the factors of the greatest upheaval to a country’s economic prospects is the substantial presence of the informal economy. The aim of this paper is to articulate a detailed statistical approach to identify the significance of such factors by examining key econometric strategies and availing ourselves of several different samples for over 160 countries.

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An Index of Regulatory Practices for Financial Inclusion in Latin America

Document Number 17/15

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The index assesses and compares the quality of regulations that influence financial inclusion in 8 Latin American countries. It defines three categories of regulatory practices: the enablers, which determine the overall quality of the financial environment; the promoters, which deal with specific market frictions; and the preventers which create distortions and barriers.

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Experience of Student in Money Matters: PISA perspective

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According to the results obtained from PISA Financial Literacy, students usually talk weekly or monthly about money matters, and the deal is greater with adult relatives than with their friends. Even so, there are differences among countries, both in frequency and conversational partner.

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Financial Inclusion in Paraguay. March 2017

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An inclusive financial system maximizes usage and access, while minimizing the barriers for financial inclusion (as a proxy of quality). The Multidimensional Index for Financial Inclusion (MIFI) computes the degree of inclusiveness of a financial system across economies and over time

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Digital Context: Paraguay

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Paraguay has room for improving in terms of the Digitization Index, particularly on affordability and content dimensions. Paraguay almost duplicates Internet use between 2011 and 2014, but it is still lower than other Latin American countries

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DiGiX: The Digitization Index

Document Number 17/03

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The Digitization Index (DiGiX) assesses the factors, agents’ behavior and institutions that enable a country to fully leverage Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for increased competitiveness and well-being. It is a composite index that summarizes relevant indicators on 100 countries’ digital performance.

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Financial Inclusion in Uruguay

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An overall view. Uruguay step by step. Regulation for financial inclusion.

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Financial Inclusion in Argentina

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An overall view. Argentina step by step. Regulation for financial inclusion.

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Pension fund investments in infrastructure and the global financial regulation

Document Number 16/19

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One common denominator observed in global financial regulation is the tendency to allow pension funds to invest more in infrastructure. Considering this, our study analyses what regulatory changes are currently taking place from a global perspective and what are the relevant factors that impacts on pension fund’s decisions to invest in infrastructure.

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Argentina: Digital Context

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Argentina has room for improving in terms of the Digitization Index, particularly ICT regulation and Internet use in enterprises. Argentina’s Internet use is close to that of developed countries, with a high frequency of use.

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Infographics | Protection of Customers´ Funds in Electronic Money

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Like all financial services, electronic money presents risks that need to be addressed. National regulatory efforts have followed a myriad of approaches to ensure that customers (i) are effectively protected against loss of their funds in the event of insolvency of the issuer (insolvency risk) and (ii) are able to access their funds upon demand (liquidity risk).

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Uruguay: Digital Context

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Uruguay is in a leading position in terms of digital content compared to other countries in the region, as shown in the 2015 Structural Digitization Index developed by BBVA Research. In this regard, Uruguay’s digital scenario is close to that of developed countries like Luxembourg, Ireland and Belgium, among others.

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Protection of Customers’ Funds in Electronic Money: a myriad of regulatory approaches

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Like all financial services, electronic money presents risks that need to be addressed. National regulatory efforts have followed a myriad of approaches to ensure that customers (i) are effectively protected against loss of their funds in the event of insolvency of the issuer (insolvency risk) and (ii) are able to access their funds upon demand (liquidity risk).

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Brazil: Digital Context

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In terms of digital context, Brazil has a better position than other Latin American countries such as Colombia, Mexico and Peru, especially for individual usage. Brazil stands out among its neighbours in terms of new firm creation, with a similar level to Spain.

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