Topics Financial education

Garment workers experience with wage digitization in Bangladesh

This report presents the results of research conducted in Bangladesh by Microfinance Opportunities in collaboration with the Social Performance Task Force on the experiences of garment workers whose employers changed from paying them in cash to paying them digitally.

OECD/INFE Core Competencies Framework on financial literacy for MSMEs

This document contains a high-level, outcome-based, internationally relevant, core competencies framework on financial literacy for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and potential entrepreneurs. It highlights a range of financial literacy outcomes that may be important to sustain or improve…

How much does having a bank account help the poor?

Having a bank account is widely regarded as the first step toward financial inclusion of the poor. Funds deposited in a bank account are also observed to lead to higher savings. Exploiting special features of the National Rural Employment Guarantee…

The opportunities and challenges of digitizing government-to-person payments

This paper reviews evidence on the benefits and challenges faced by governments migrating from cash to digital (electronic) government-to-person (G2P) payments. When supported by an appropriate consumer financial protection framework, digital payments enable confidential and convenient financial services, which can…