Articles by Nimal Fernando
The Power of National Targets in Financial Inclusion: The Alliance for Financial Inclusion discusses their potential and proper use
“National targets” are a familiar concept, and they’ve been used extensively by countries that rely on central planning for socio-economic development. However, many countries have misused the concept, misaligning their capacity and incentives. But Nimal Fernando argues that the process of setting national targets, if carried out right, can advance a country’s efforts toward financial inclusion.