Publications

Financial Inclusion and Financial Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean – Data and Trends

09 Dec 2016
  • Veronica Trujillo
  • Sergio Navajas

The report seeks to facilitate a deeper understanding of the financial systems in the region, combining aspects of sustainability and financial inclusion. The 2016 report includes information from 20 countries in the region (with a few exceptions) and presents information up to December 2015. The majority of information in the report corresponds to regulated financial intermediaries, except for data in the microcredit section. Leer en Espanol   

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The State of Microinsurance – the Insider’s guide to Understanding the Sector

09 Dec 2016

    The A2ii published an article in the new annual Microinsurance Network publication ‘The state of Microinsurance 2016’. In the article the A2ii gives an overview of its work in Peru, Columbia and Jamaica helping microinsurance market development though supporting the supervisory authorities in establishing an enabling regulatory environment. ‘The annual magazine is the result of a major initiative by the Network bringing together some of the most authoritative voices within […]

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    Proportionate Regulatory Frameworks in Inclusive Insurance: Lessons from a Decade of Microinsurance Regulation

    09 Dec 2016

      It is just over a decade since the first microinsurance regulation was introduced in India in 2005. In this booklet, we look back at what supervisory approaches have been undertaken since then, and draw lessons from the past. We also look forward and examine some of the ongoing and emerging challenges insurance supervisors find themselves confronted with, particularly with regard to formalization, data, government involvement, mass distribution and digital technology. In […]

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      EIU Global Microscope 2016

      09 Dec 2016

        The Global Microscope 2016: The enabling environment for financial inclusion assesses the regulatory environment for financial inclusion across 12 indicators and 55 countries. The Microscope was originally developed for countries in the Latin American and Caribbean regions in 2007 and was expanded into a global study in 2009. Most of the research for this report, which included interviews and desk analysis, was conducted between April and August 2016. This work […]

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        Micro and SME Finance Market Outlook for 2017

        08 Dec 2016

          responsAbility’s ‘Micro and SME Finance Market Outlook’, which has been published each year since 2010, is one of the most-read publications about this investment theme. It explores global developments in the microfinance industry and produces forecasts for the next 12-14 months. The publication contains the views of experts from all major markets and combines their assessments with key macroeconomic indicators and the comprehensive data collected through responsAbility’s business activities. For […]

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