The Utility of Retail Payments in Addressing the Financial Inclusion Gap in Developing Countries

Categories : Mobile money & mobile technology, Technology and Operational Enablers


Author: Ignacio Mas

This paper by Ignacio Mas outlines the role of mobile phones in addressing the financial inclusion gap in developing countries and the value of retail payments in jump-starting mobile schemes. It then lays four key challenges in the evolution of mobile money schemes from pure payment mechanisms to vehicles for broader financial inclusion.