Reaching the Poor: Mobile Banking and Financial Inclusion

February 27, 2012


CFSP member Tavneet Suri and coauthor William Jack (Georgetown) respond to a Slate article regarding the expansion of M-PESA and mobile money in Africa.  Suri and Jack discuss their current and ongoing research on mobile money payments systems, explored most recently in "Mobile Money: The Economics of M-PESA" and "Risk Sharing and Transaction Costs: Evidence from Kenya's Mobile Money Revolution."