VIDEO: Measuring progress on financial and digital inclusion @BrookingsGov #FinancialInclusion #fintech

On August 26 2015 the Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institution held a forum Measuring progress on financial and digital inclusion to launch the Brookings Financial and Digital Inclu­sion Project (FDIP) Report and Scorecard which seeks to help answer a set of fundamental questions about today’s global financial inclusion efforts, including: Do country commitments make a difference in progress toward financial inclusion?; To what extent do mobile and other digital technologies advance finan­cial inclusion?; and, What legal, policy, and regulatory approaches promote financial inclusion? Speakers: Darrell M. West and John Villasenor, both of Brooking; plus panelists: Leora Klapper, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank; Tidhar Wald, Government and Corporate Relations Specialist, Better Than Cash Alliance; Jeremiah Grossman, Senior Advocacy and Regulatory Specialist, Mobile Money, GSMA; Karen Miller, Chief Knowledge and Communications Officer, Women’s World Banking; Loretta Michaels, Senior Policy Advisor for Financial Inclusion, U.S. Department of the Treasury;. Moderator: Shawn Donnan, World Trade Editor, Financial Times. The event was webcast live via YouTube and also carried live on CSPAN. Video below.

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