Finance

Le secteur Finance de J-PAL mesure l’impact de services, produits et procédés financiers novateurs, et vise à établir dans quelle mesure l’accès aux services financiers permet de réduire la pauvreté et de stimuler le développement économique. 

    

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(Audio) Respect My Remittances

Some £600bn is sent home every year by overseas migrant workers, almost four times more than all the countries of the world combined spend on foreign aid. But far from home, many workers fear their...

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Dean Yang

Dean Yang est professeur associé de politiques publiques et d’économie à la Ford School of Public Policy au département d’économie de l’Université du Michigan. Ses domaines d’intérêt concernent les...

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The Impact of Credit-Scoring on Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Lending and Performance in the Philippines

Limited access to credit is commonly identified as a key constraint to SME growth, but little evidence exists of the direct and indirect effects of loans on small firms in a given market. Researchers...

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Making Finance Simple

A simplified financial training based on "rules of thumb" improved business practices and outcomes among microentrepreneurs in the Dominican Republic, while standard, fundamentals-based accounting...

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Research and Impacts of Digital Financial Services

A new paper describes recent evidence on what works for financial inclusion and identifies products and innovations that address key financial market failures facing poor households.

Publication

Building Stable Livelihoods for the Ultra-Poor

A multifaceted livelihood program that provided ultra-poor households with a productive asset, training, regular coaching, access to savings, and consumption support led to large and lasting impacts...

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Where Credit is Due

Seven randomized evaluations from around the world show that microcredit does not have a transformative impact on poverty, but it can give low-income households more freedom in optimizing the ways...

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Dean Karlan

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