Publications

Crowdfunding and Financial Inclusion

30 Mar 2017
  • Ivo Jenik
  • Timothy Lyman
  • Alessandro Nava

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Crowdfunding has been touted as a financial innovation, a FinTech, the fastest growing financial industry, and the next big thing in finance. “Crowdfunding” typically describes a method of financing whereby small amounts of funds are raised from large numbers of individuals or legal entities to fund businesses, specific projects, individual consumption, or other needs. It involves bypassing traditional financial intermediaries and using online web-based platforms to connect users […]

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Demonetisation and Digitisation – A Diagnostic Study

26 Mar 2017

    This diagnostic study was conducted to investigate the impact that demonetisation had on the income, expenses and cashless solutions adoption of four segments – agriculture and allied sector earners, self-employed, informal sector workers and salaried and their dependents. Learn more >>>

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    Regulating Mobile Insurance: Status and Regulatory Challenges

    26 Mar 2017

      Mobile insurance has become an attractive business approach to providing simple insurance products. The entrance of new types of industry players such as technical service providers (TSPs) has further shaped the evolution of this business model. This summary provides a review of supervisory approaches to mobile insurance (m-insurance). Read the report >>>

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