Books

Data: Now Bigger and Better! Boellstorff, T. and Maurer, W.M. (eds.) Chicago : Prickly Paradigm Press, 2015

Articles and Reports

"The 2015 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project Report", by The Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project (FDIP). August 2015.

"Digital Savings: The Key to Women’s Financial Inclusion?" by Women's World Banking. August 2015.

"The Global Findex Database 2014: Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World" by Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Leora Klaper, Dorothe Dinger, and Peter Van Oudheusden, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7255.

"Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Finance: Improving Access to Finance for Women-owned Businesses in India" by IFC, World Bank Group. March 2014.

"Measuring Financial Inclusion: The Global Findex Database" by Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Leora Klapper, Policy Research Working Paper, The World Bank, April 2012. 

"IC4D 2012: Maximizing Mobile." World Bank Report.

"From the Guest Editors: Poverty and Profits in the Information Age" by Isha Ray and Renee Kuriyan. Information Technologies & International Development 8 (s1): iii-viii,  2012.

"The Problematics of the 'Bottom of the Pyramid' Approach to International Development: The Case of Micro-Entrepreneurs’ Use of Mobile Phones in Morocco" by Hsain Ilahiane and John W. Sherry. Information Technologies & International Development 8 (s1): 14-26,  2012.

"Consumption, Technology, and Development: The 'Poor' as 'Consumer'" by Renee Kuriyan, Dawn Nafus and Scott Mainwaring. Information Technologies & International Development 8 (s1): 1-12,  2012.

" The Janus Face of Insurance in South Africa: From Costs to Risk, from Networks to Bureaucracies " by Erik Bahre. Africa 82 (1):150-167, 2012.

" Banking in the Bush: Waiting for Credit in South Africa's Rural Economy " by Elizabeth Hull. Africa 82 (1):168-186, 2012.

"Regulation as a Restrospective Ethnography: Mobile Money and the Arts of Cash" by Bill Maurer. Banking & Finance Law Review, Volume 27, Number 2, pp. 299-313, 2012.

" An Emerging Platform: From Money Transfer System to Mobile Money Ecosystem " by Jake Kendall, Bill Maurer, Phillip Machoka, and Clara Veniard. innovations, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp. 49-64, 2012.

"The financial inclusion assemblage: Subjects, technics, rationalities," by Anke Schwittay.  Critique of Anthropology,  31(4): 381-401, December 2011.

GSMA, Mobile Money for the Unbanked Annual Report, 2012. London: GSM Association.

"Money Nutters," by Bill Maurer. economic sociology_the european electronic newsletter, Vol 12, Number 3: 5-12, July 2011.

" Mobile Money: The Economics of M-PESA ," by William Jack and Tavneet Suri. NBER Working Paper No. 16721, January 2011.

"Mobile Payments in the United States: Mapping Out the Road Ahead " by Darin Contini, Marianne CroweCynthia Merritt, Richard Oliveand Steve Mott.  Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Banking PayPers Series, 2011.

"The Mobile Money Movement: Catalyst to Jumpstart Emerging Markets," by Menekse Gencer. innovations, winter 2011.

USAID-Booz-Allen Hamilton, Mobile Financial Services Risk Matrix. 2010.

"The world's first biometric money: Ghana's e-Zwich and the contemporary influence of South African biometrics," by Keith Breckenridge. Africa: The Journal of the International African Institute, Volume 80, Number 4, pp. 642-662 , 2010 .

"A review of evidence on mobile use by micro and small enterprises in developing countries"   by Jonathan Donner and Marcela X. Escobari. Journal of International Development 22(5):641-658, 2010.

"Savings and chance: lessons from the lottery to improve financial services in Haiti," by Kim Wilson and Mariah Levin. Briefing paper, Feinstein International Center, Tufts University, July 2010.

"Mobile Phone Practices & The Design of Mobile Money Services for Emerging Markets" by Jan Chipchase. Working paper presented at the Mobile Money Transfer Conference, Dubai. December 2009.

"Mobile Phones and Financial Services in Developing Countries: A Review of Concepts, Methods, Issues, Evidence and Future Directions" by Richard Duncombe and Richard Boateng. Centre for Development Informatics, Institute for Development Policy and Mangagement. Working Paper Series, Paper No. 37 , 2009 .

"Assessing the Potential for Mobile Payments in Africa: Approaches and Evidence from Uganda" by Richard Duncombe. Centre for Development Informatics, Institute for Development Policy and Mangagement. Working Paper Series, Paper No. 41 , 2009 .

"Mobile Payments go Viral: M-PESA in Kenya" by Ignacio Mas and Dan Radcliffe. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. March 2010.

"Designing Mobile Money Services: Lessons from M-PESA" by Ignacio Mas and Olga Morawczynski. MIT Press Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp 77-91 , Spring 2009 .

"The Anthropology of Money" by Bill Maurer. Annual Review of Anthropology. 35:15-36, 2006.

 

 

 

For Further Reading

 

What to Read on M-PESA on David Roodman's Microfinance Open Book Blog

 

CGAP Branchless Banking Database 2011

 

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