Essays about: "mobile-money"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 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. Mobile Money and Financial Inclusion: A case study on Myanmar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Anne Lobke Grootenhuis; [2019]
    Keywords : mobile money; mobile financial services; financial inclusion; financial exclusion; sustainable development; innovation; Myanmar; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Worldwide, 1.7 billion individuals lack access to formal financial services. Yet, one billion of the financially excluded individuals have a mobile phone. Mobile money services take great benefit of this and are found a success in enabling financial inclusion on the African continent. READ MORE

  3. 3. Interconnection of Two Different Payment Systems

    University essay from KTH/Kommunikationssystem, CoS; KTH/Kommunikationssystem, CoS

    Author : Kevin Ammouri; Kangyoun Cho; [2019]
    Keywords : Alipay; M PESA; API; Integration; Blockchain; Alipay; M PESA; RESTful API; Integration; Blockchain;

    Abstract : Mobile money, a means of transferring payments via mobile devices, has become increasingly popular. The demand for convenient financial products or services is a crucial factor in why innovative developers want to incorporate mobile money into existing financial products/services. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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