2022

Leveraging digital finance in Ethiopia: Pilot Study

Researchers:
  • Gebeyehu Manie Fetene
  • Tigist Mekonnen Melesse
  • Yesuf Awel
  • Dagim Belay
  • Firew Bekele Woldeyes
Location:
Ethiopia
Type:
  • Pilot project

Biometric Tracking of School Attendance and Human Capital Formation of Pupils: Evidence from Rural Schools in Nigeria

Researchers:
  • Oluwabunmi Adejumo
  • Uchenna Efobi
  • Chimere Iheonu
  • Obinna Ogwuike
  • Anthony Okon
  • Innocent Orji
Location:
Nigeria
Type:
  • Project development grant

Digitization Effects in Equilibrium

Researchers:
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Informal to Formal Remittances: Experimental Evidence on the Usage of Mobile Transfer

Researchers:
  • Tijan Bah
  • Catia Batista
  • David McKenzie
Location:
The Gambia
Type:
  • Project development grant

Repaying loans with mobile money: impacts on female microfinance clients in Tanzania

Researchers:
Location:
Tanzania
Type:
  • Pilot project

Adoption and Impacts of Digital Payment Technologies: Evidence from Informal Transit

Researchers:
  • Deivy Houeix
Location:
Senegal
Type:
  • Full project

Digital Identification Systems, Digital Financial Services and Household Welfare in Ghana

Researchers:
  • Ahmad H. Ahmad
  • Carlos Sakyi-Nyarko
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Project development grant

Smart Together: Advancing targeted digital financing and group management dynamics for inclusive agricultural productivity and prosperity in Nigeria

Researchers:
  • Segun Fakayode
  • Toyin Olowogbon
  • Aaron Yoder
Location:
Nigeria
Type:
  • Project development grant

Improving the supply of mobile money towards better financial inclusion: The case of Democratic Republic of the Congo

Researchers:
  • Zacharie Tsala Dimbuene
  • Patrick Bakengela Shamba
  • Roland Pongou
Location:
Congo
Type:
  • Project development grant

2021

Improving health insurance take-up among informal workers: evidence from Nigeria

Researchers:
Location:
Nigeria
Type:
  • Project development grant

Biometric Tracking of Attendance: Evidence from the Ugandan Health Sector

Researchers:
  • Daniel Posner
  • Aleksandra Jakubowski
  • Pius Akankwasa
  • Elizeus Rutebemberwa
Location:
Uganda
Type:
  • Pilot project

2020

Introduction to the “m-tax” mobile payment platform in Senegal: A formative evaluation of the reform

Researchers:
  • Samba Mbaye
  • Mame Mor Anta Syll
Location:
Senegal
Type:
  • Project development grant

Digital Transformation and Competition: Evidence from Mobile Money

Researchers:
  • Francis Annan
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Improving Ghana’s National Health Insurance Biometric Card Renewals: A Randomised Control Trial Using Reminders and Moving Renewal Dates

Researchers:
  • Aaron Asibi Abuosi
  • Edward Asiedu
  • Anita Asiowome Adzo Baku
  • John Effah
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Increasing mobile banking use among rural populations in Ghana

Researchers:
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Using digital payments to catalyze tax collection in The Gambia

Researchers:
Location:
The Gambia
Type:
  • Project development grant

Can Digital Payments Spur Formalization? Evidence from Small Businesses in Côte d’Ivoire

Researchers:
  • Deivy Houeix
Location:
Cote d'Ivoire
Type:
  • Project development grant

Rural Households' Enrolment in Digital Identification and Payment Systems

Researchers:
  • Khadijat Busola Amolegbe
Location:
Nigeria
Type:
  • Project development grant

Leveraging National Identification and Digital Payment Systems to Nudge Informal Pension Contributions in Ghana

Researchers:
  • Edward Asiedu
  • Monica P. Lambon-Quayefio
  • Nkechi S. Owoo
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Formalizing Informal Taxation: Evidence from the DR Congo

Researchers:
Location:
DRC
Type:
  • Pilot project

Cash and Compliance with Social Distancing

Researchers:
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Full project

The Effects of a Universal Basic Income in Kenya

Researchers:
Location:
Kenya
Type:
  • Full project

2019

The impact of salary payment frequency on consumption smoothing, saving and investment patterns of civil servants in Ghana

Researchers:
  • Abu S. Shonchoy
  • Emma Riley
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Project development grant

Formalising informal taxation: Evidence from DR Congo

Researchers:
  • Jonathan Weigel
  • Augustin Bergeron
Location:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Type:
  • Project development grant

Digital Input Value Chains and Farmer Credit: A proposal in collaboration with the Rwandan Agricultural Board

Researchers:
Location:
Rwanda
Type:
  • Project development grant

The Impact of Biometric Identification Technology Use on Employee Attendance and Payroll Management: Experimental Evidence From Ethiopia Public Service Sector

Researchers:
  • Birku Reta Entele
  • Shibiru Ayalew Melesse
Location:
Ethiopia
Type:
  • Project development grant

Linking Digital Identification to Social Protection in Kenya

Researchers:
Location:
Kenya
Type:
  • Pilot project

Digitizing Revenue Collections in Northern Uganda

Researchers:
Location:
Uganda
Type:
  • Pilot project

Bringing Property Owners into the Tax Net: Avenues of Fiscal Capacity and Local Governance

Researchers:
Location:
Senegal
Type:
  • Full project

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