Swift paper warns not to transplant Kenya’s inclusion strategy


It would be "ill-advised" to simply transplant Kenya's strategy for boosting financial inclusion to another country, according to research published by the Swift Institute today (July 5).

The proliferation of mobile banking in Kenya is widely cited as one of the most successful policies in the field. Jay Rosengard, a lecturer in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School, explores the factors that allowed it to flourish, in a paper funded by the institute.

It is up to policy-makers elsewhere to

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