Essays about: "mobile-money"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the word mobile-money.

  1. 1. MOBILE MONEY AS A FINANCIAL INCLUSION TOOL FOR POVERTY REDUCTION A cross-country analysis of low- and middle-income countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Grimme Hallberg; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : mobile-money; financial inclusion; poverty; technology; cross-country analysis; low-income countries; middle-income countries;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine if mobile money can act as a financial inclusion tool to reduce poverty levels in low- and middle-income countries. In contrast to the majority of the literature within its research field, this thesis observes the relationship on an aggregate cross-country level instead of using data on an individual or household level, in order to fully examine the impacts on national poverty levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. How did the introduction of a mobile money tax in Kenya influence the usage of mobile money?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jonas Fehling; [2019]
    Keywords : mobile money; Kenya; taxation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The global spread of mobile phones provides developing countries with new opportunities to spark economic growth and to improve the quality of life of their people. One specific service that emerged in this context is mobile money. Widely recognized as the most successful example is the service M-PESA in Kenya. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of mobile money on savings behaviors of the financially excluded

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Jackline Mwende Skogqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : mobile money; savings; financial inclusion; formal financial institutions; financially excluded;

    Abstract : This study investigates whether the use of mobile money affects the savings patterns of individuals that are vulnerable to financial exclusion, that is, the low-income earners, low-educated, women and rural habitants. Studying the case of Kenya, this study uses data from the 2016 FinAccess Household Survey (N=8,665) that was designed to track and measure the drivers, growth and impact of mobile money use in Kenya. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women and Mobile Money in Lesotho: Intended and unintended consequences of mobile money usage in Morija

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Lina Marcussen; [2018]
    Keywords : mobile money; women; Lesotho; financial inclusion; gender equality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Limited access to formal banking leaves large shares of the population in developing countries underbanked or unbanked. One tool believed to enhance financial inclusion is the financial service mobile money, which has spread quickly especially in Africa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mobile Money Adoption in East Africa: A cross-country study of best- and least-performing countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Karoline Jensen Alnes; [2017]
    Keywords : Mobile Money; Small and Medium Enterprises; East Africa; Zambia; Adoption and Diffusion; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Mobile money is a digital financial innovation enabling electronic payments and transfers through mobile phones. It has proven to be a convenient, safe and cheap way for money exchange in developing countries where access to traditional banking services is limited. READ MORE