Posts by Daniel Rozas and David Roodman
Most Influential Post Nominee: Too Good to be True?: Is the Global Findex survey overstating growth in financial inclusion?
Since it was published a few weeks ago, the World Bank’s 2014 Global Findex report has made a splash in media around the world. It found that financial inclusion grew from 51 to 62 percent between 2011 and 2014, a shift that represents a total of 700 million people worldwide. But according to Daniel Rozas and David Roodman, there are reasons to be skeptical about this apparently massive growth.