“Finance has to be inclusive for all the economic agents…”, says Professor Victor Murinde, PI of the Inclusive Finance Project.

By Ayse|December 21, 2017|The idea of the "Inclusive Finance Project"|0 comments

https://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff120377.php According to Stiglitz (2006), the financial system acts as the ‘brain of an economy. Financial institutions and markets promote the dissemination and co-ordination of information about the resource availability at every level throughout the economy, and so they enable an efficient allocation of these resources for supporting economic growth. However, it is not altogether clear how finance can deliver inclusive financial development and growth. Recent empirical research shows that

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A research on Mobile Telephony, Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth by Professor Joshua Yindenaba Abor , Professor Mohammed Amidu, Mr. Haruna Issahaku

By Ayse|December 21, 2017|Updates on the Research|0 comments

    http://ugbs.ug.edu.gh/ugbsfaculty/profile-faculty_member/amidu-mohammed The findings of the research produced by Professor Joshua Yindenaba Abor , Professor Mohammed Amidu, Mr. Haruna Issahaku reveal that: Mobile penetration and financial inclusion significantly reduce the probability of a household becoming poor The welfare benefits of mobile telephony and financial inclusion are not more pronounced in female-headed households. Mobile diffusion and financial inclusion considerably increase per capita household consumption of food and non-food items.