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Is mobile money changing rural Africa? Evidence from a field experiment

@inproceedings{Batista2018IsMM,
  title={Is mobile money changing rural Africa? Evidence from a field experiment},
  author={C{\'a}tia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente},
  year={2018}
}
  • Cátia Batista, Pedro C. Vicente
  • Published 2018
  • Business
  • What is the economic impact of newly introducing mobile money in rural areas underserved by financial services? This study is the first to use a randomized controlled trial to answer this research question. Following a sample of rural communities in Southern Mozambique, our experimental results show that the availability of mobile money translated into clear adoption of these services, measured through administrative data on mobile money transactions. We find that mobile money improved… CONTINUE READING
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