Tuesday
August 18
2020

Analysis: Financial Inclusion Helps Youth Mitigate COVID-19 Impact

By Mohanad Salous & Diana Schvarztein

The coronavirus pandemic has further exacerbated youth’s vulnerabilities and is likely to have a greater negative impact on young people’s livelihoods, particularly for those in developing countries.

Recognizing this, financial regulators and policymakers should consider a series of factors when developing financial inclusion policies in the context of COVID-19 and beyond:

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Source: Alliance for Financial Inclusion (link opens in a new window)

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Coronavirus, Finance
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coronavirus, digital finance, emerging markets, entrepreneurship, financial inclusion, gender lens, youth employment