Financial Inclusion

“Financial inclusion is a key determinant of sustainable and inclusive growth, which in turn is essential for building an equitable society”.

  • Pranab Mukherjee, then-President of India, circa 2012.

“After three decades of innovation and unprecedented expansion of access to financial services for the underserved, leaders are now faced with a new question: how to leverage the potential of this broader financial access to foster entrepreneurship, reduce poverty and improve well being”.

  • Harvard Kennedy School, “Rethinking financial inclusion: Innovation for policy and practice”, Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) Program. ©Harvard University. Retrieved June 2018.

“Effective supervision is key to the success of financial inclusion efforts”.

  • Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, “Financial inclusion: Macroeconomic and regulatory challenges”, Opening remarks at an IMF-CGD conference dated 11 April 2016.

Image source: CGAP

Gen Advisory’s focus on financial inclusion encompasses the following topic areas:

  • • The supervisory and regulatory aspects of financial inclusion;
  • • The linkages between financial inclusion, stability, integrity and consumer protection (“the I-SIP Objectives“);
  • • The potential for FinTech to promote financial inclusion; and
  • • Financial inclusion for women.

A sample of Gen Advisory’s research and training materials on “financial inclusion” is displayed below.

For a glossary of terms and abbreviations relating to “Financial Inclusion”, please click here.

John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University), “Rethinking Financial Inclusion”, 16 October 2018
John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University), “Rethinking Financial Inclusion”, 16 October 2018

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