A recently published paper by Joshua Yindenaba Abor and Mohammed Amidu, CIs of Inclusive Finance Project, on Mobile Telephony, Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth

By Ayse|February 6, 2018|Publications, Updates on the Research|0 comments

The paper employs the multipurpose nature of mobile telephony to investigate its welfare implications using a large sample of households in Ghana. We use seemingly unrelated probit and instrumental variable procedure to test for two related issues: First, we investigate whether mobile telephony promotes pro-poor development by helping households to efficiently allocate consumption and navigate out of poverty. Second, we analyze whether access to a broad array of financial services

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Research Centre for Global Finance (CGF) Seminar Series,Wednesday Feb 7th, 1-3pm:”Measuring Financial Inclusion: A meta confirmatory factor analysis”

By Ayse|February 6, 2018|Events, News|0 comments

Professor Gerhard Kling will deliver a seminar on Wednesday Feb 7th, SOAS, on the topic: Measuring Financial Inclusion: A meta confirmatory factor analysis Find details: https://www.soas.ac.uk/inclusive-finance/events/07feb2018-measuring-financial-inclusion-a-meta-confirmatory-factor-analysis.html

Panel discussion on capital flow management in Africa

By Ayse|February 1, 2018|Events, News|0 comments

A panel discussion on capital flow management in Africa including the panellists, Professor VictorMurinde (PI of the Inclusive of Finance Project) and Professor Professor Stephany Griffith-Jones (CI in the Inclusive Finance Project) argues how capital flows could best be managed, and what lessons might be offered from previous experiences in Africa and other emerging economies.