Finance

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Prof Caprio recommends: Financial Policy and Inequality: COVID-19 and Beyond (12/07/2020)

Financial Policy and Inequality: COVID-19 and Beyond The Peterson Institute (PIIE), the IMF, and the Council on Economic Policies (CEP) are hosting a three-part series on “Central Banking and Inequality—COVID-19 and Beyond” in December starting on the 7th. Be sure to register and get more information about the webinar series at this link so that…

Prof. Caprio recommends: The Promise of Fintech—Financial Inclusion in the Post-Covid Era

The Promise of Fintech: Financial Inclusion in the Post-Covid Era IMF Working Paper by Sahay et al, 2020 Be sure to read this paper. The following is a short summary on the paper that can be found at this link. “Technology is changing the landscape of the financial sector, increasing access to financial services in…

Prof. Godlonton recommends: The Digital Identification and Finance Initiative in Africa – Funding Opportunity

J-PAL’s DigiFI Africa Invitation for Research Proposals on Digital IDs & Payments for Funding Here is a short summary on this opportunity from J-PAL’s website J-PAL affiliates and DigiFI invited researchers are invited to apply for proposal development grants, pilot and full RCT funding J-PAL affiliates and DigiFI invited researchers are invited to apply for…

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