Emerging markets: Mobile money and financial inclusion

CR3 2016-09-29T14:00:00.000Z

roomCode
CR3
Room
Conference Room 3
Date
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Finn-Erik Kolnes
Financial Inclusion Lead, Accenture Development Partnerships
Accenture
Sopnendu Mohanty
Chief FinTech Officer
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Zennon Kapron
Founder
Kapronasia
Jay Rosengard
Director, Financial Sector Program
Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
May Abulnaga
Assistant Sub-Governor - Technical office of the Governor
Central Bank of Egypt

New technologies are being trialed in emerging regions – what can be learned from these and applied in other regions of the world? Understanding the real impact of technological and business model innovations on levels of financial inclusion and poverty reduction is critical. New research from the Harvard Kennedy School – supported by the SWIFT Institute – analyses the impact of mobile banking because this technology holds perhaps the greatest promise in overcoming geographic, demographic and institutional constraints to financial inclusion.

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