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November 29, 2017

Inclusión Financiera en América Latina: Facilitadores, Promotores y Obstaculizadores

La inclusión financiera es una prioridad en la agenda de gobiernos, reguladores y autoridades internacionales. Un marco regulatorio adecuado es una condición necesaria para avanzar en inclusión financiera. El Índice de Prácticas Regulatorias para la Inclusión Financiera evalúa y compara los marcos regulatorios de 8 países l…

August 4, 2017

An Index of Regulatory Practices for Financial Inclusion in Latin America

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 p…

June 3, 2015

Digital Economy Outlook. May 2015

In this issue we focus on: A Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe; Electronic identification for the digital market; Crowdfunding regulation in Spain; Technology to extend financial access; and The digital economy: hares or tortoises.

April 27, 2015

Extending access to the formal financial system: the banking correspondent business model

New ways of understanding banking, technological improvements, and regulation yield new means of interaction between customers and banks through outsourcing agreements. This paper provides the first harmonised database with information on the number of banking correspondents by country, which helps in measuring access to th…