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Inching closer to understanding the digital finance impact question

Niamh Barry

As impact evidence grows, so should our understanding of the impact of various digital finance products on low income users. We've launched the third addition of our EGM, revealing new insights with almost double the studies since 2017.

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DFS use among digital Kenyans

Bryan Pon

This research explores how digital financial services are used in Kenya, providing valuable insights for product managers, FinTech entrepreneurs, policymakers, and DFS practitioners.

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DFS use among digital Kenyans

Bryan Pon

The report is based on a representative sample of 1,000 Kenyans with data-enabled mobile phones—“Digital Kenyans”—gathered between September and November 2017 by Caribou Data.

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Can your personality get you a credit score?

Maha Khan

Imagine you have just completed a job and are owed money. Your client offers you a delayed payment option where instead of receiving $14,000 today, you will receive $20,000 in six months. Which option do you take?

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Using psychometric assessments in financial services

Maha Khan

This case study explores one company’s experience developing psychometric tests as an alternative method for credit scoring and a microfinance institution's experience implementing it.

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Launching the Digital Finance Evidence Gap Map 2.0

Niamh Barry

FiDA launched the first Digital Finance Evidence Gap Map (EGM) in November 2017 with 40 studies, covering 41 different products. A year on, the EGM includes 55 studies, covering 60 products. Each year reveals more insights on the impact of various digital finance products.

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