Tag Archives: Financial Inclusion

Measuring Access to Finance: Developing Evidence-Based Access Policies in Belarus

The project was initiated and managed by the National Bank of Belarus in cooperation with other government agencies and funded by the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI). As part of this project, MFC developed Access to Finance Scorecard(AFS) to capture diverse aspects of access and usage into a comprehensive tool to measure inclusion. The framework equips national-level stakeholders with data to ...

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Overview of the State of Financial Inclusion in Turkey

The project entitled: “Overview of the state of financial inclusion in Turkey” carried out in 2014 was the first initiative to aggregate already available data on access and use of financial services in Turkey to present a more comprehensive picture of the actual state of financial inclusion. The project was funded by MetLife Foundation. Project results “Measuring Financial Inclusion in Turkey” briefing ...

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Measuring Access to Finance: Developing Evidence-Based Access Policies in Poland

The objective of the project carried out in 2014 was to support the consultative process towards improving financial inclusion with comprehensive research evidence on the state of financial inclusion. The project was funded by MetLife Foundation. Read more about our approach here  (in Polish) Project results “Financial Inclusion of Individuals in Poland” – full text in Polish, executive summary in English “Financial Inclusion of ...

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Financial Inclusion of Individuals in Poland

Financial Inclusion of Individuals in Poland, 2014 Full text in Polish, executive summary in English Results of the desk review presentation in Polish, in English The executive summary presents the main results of the research on financial inclusion of individuals in Poland thus providing insight into the level of usage of various financial products and services as well as into the conditions of ...

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Measuring Financial Inclusion in the EU: the New “Financial Inclusion Score”, 2014

Measuring Financial Inclusion in the EU: the New “Financial Inclusion Score”, 2014 This paper proposes a synthetic measure of financial inclusion. A new “Financial Inclusion Score” (or FIS) uses endogenous weights for inputs and outputs, using a data envelopment analysis (DEA) method. Using these FIS scores, this paper discusses the financial inclusion ranking of 27 EU countries, and suggests how ...

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Measuring Financial Inclusion in Turkey

The briefing paper “Measuring Financial Inclusion in Turkey” summarizes the current state of financial inclusion in Turkey in terms of financial services usage and the level of access to financial services for individuals and SMEs. Turkey is the 16th largest economy in the world in terms of GDP, a member of G20, OECD and a candidate for European Union membership. Its ...

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