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Enterprise Development and Microfinance, ISSN 1755-1978, 03/2014, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp. 41 - 56
Microinsurance is a rapidly growing industry that faces a variety of challenges in providing valuable products in a profitable way. Data allows stakeholders to... 
benchmarking microinsurance | microinsurance learning and knowledge (MILK) | key performance indicators (KPIs) | microinsurance data | landscape | microinsurance
Journal Article
Journal Article
World Development, ISSN 0305-750X, 01/2013, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp. 132 - 144
Journal Article
03/2016, CGAP Brief
This brief provides an introduction to the fast-evolving landscape of digital credit and illustrates common features of this new digital finance offering. The... 
PAYMENT | CREDIT | LOAN RATIOS | APR | OFFERINGS | SMALL LOAN | CREDIT PRODUCTS | SHARE | LATE PAYMENTS | CUSTOMERS | NEW PRODUCT | CREDIT DECISION | CUSTOMER | EXCHANGE | MIDDLE-INCOME ECONOMIES | CREDIT RISK | POTENTIAL BORROWER | LOAN PRODUCTS | CREDIT SCORING | CREDIT PRODUCT | PAYMENTS | MARKET | INTEREST RATES | CONSUMER LOAN | LOANS | BUSINESSES | FINANCIAL INSTITUTION | WEB | FOREIGN EXCHANGE | REPAYMENT BEHAVIOR | LIQUIDITY | CREDIT PROVIDERS | LOAN APPLICATIONS | MARKETS | MARKET SHARE | MARKETING STRATEGIES | COMMUNICATIONS | INDIVIDUAL LOANS | FACTORS | COMMERCIAL BANK | INCOME | FINANCE | SMALL LOANS | PHONES | CUSTOMER RETENTION | CREDITS | LOAN DECISIONS | COMMERCE | BARRIER | REPAYMENTS | MARKETING | SHORT-TERM LIQUIDITY | PRODUCT CATEGORY | PENALTY | CREDIT HISTORY | SMALL BUSINESSES | DISBURSEMENTS | LOAN SIZE | MICROINSURANCE | CREDIT BUREAU | PERSONAL COMPUTER | DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE | FINANCIAL SERVICES | OWNERSHIP | MOBILE DEVICE | BORROWERS | TARGET | PORTFOLIOS | MOBILE PHONES | DEFAULT RATES | INTEREST | COMMON MARKET | INSTITUTIONS | LOAN AMOUNTS | GOOD | EQUITY | SAVINGS SERVICE | MICROFINANCE | NETWORK | LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES | REVENUE | INFORMATION | RETENTION | SAVINGS ACCOUNT | CREDIT DELIVERY | LOAN TERMS | WEB SITE | LEVERAGE | BANKING | DATA | CUSTOMER RELATIONS | BLOG | CREDIT DECISIONS | CONSUMER PROTECTION | FINANCIAL ACCOUNT | ONLINE BANKING | PHONE | LINKS | CREDIT BUREAUS | BORROWER | TRANSACTIONS | LOAN SIZES | NONPERFORMING LOAN | MOBILE PHONE | LOAN PRODUCT | LOAN | PDF | EXCHANGE RATES | REPAYMENT | LOAN TERM | DIGITAL DATA | LOAN REPAYMENT | MICROLOAN | INSTITUTION | RISK | PAYMENT HISTORIES | DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS | CASH ADVANCES | LENDING | JUDGMENT | E-COMMERCE | COMPUTER | OVERDUE LOANS | SAVINGS | FAX | DEFAULT
Book
03/2013
This is a technical note for the 2011 the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) carried out in Mexico. The focus of this document is the new... 
BUSINESS CONTINUITY | NEW TECHNOLOGY | LOAN REPAYMENTS | ATM CARD | ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES | TRANSLATION | BARRIERS TO ENTRY | FINANCIAL ACCESS | INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS | TAXATION | INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDER | SUBSIDIARIES | ELECTRONIC FUNDS | INSPECTION | SMART PHONES | E-MONEY | LOTTERIES | POLICY FRAMEWORK | CUSTOMER SERVICE | PRIVATE SECTOR | HUMAN RESOURCES | REGISTRATION PROCESS | ELECTRONIC ACCOUNT | BUSINESSES | URBAN AREAS | FRAUD | ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT | FINANCING OF ENTERPRISES | MARKET SHARE | TRANSACTION PROCESSING | DEPOSIT ACCOUNT | FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS | BANKING LAW | ATM NETWORKS | CREDIT REPORTING | BANKS | BANKING SERVICES | IDENTIFICATION NUMBER | PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT | MARKETING | TELLERS | COST OF CREDIT | PAYMENT SYSTEMS | CLEARINGHOUSE | RISK MANAGEMENT | MICROINSURANCE | FINANCIAL SERVICES | HOUSEHOLDS | UNION | ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS | ADVERTISING | MOBILE PHONES | MENUS | INNOVATION | PAYMENTS INFRASTRUCTURE | DEBT | MONEY TRANSFERS | CUSTOMER DATA | BALANCE INQUIRIES | SECURE ACCESS | CONSUMER RIGHTS | LICENSES | CALL CENTERS | ELECTRONIC TRANSACTION | HARD COPY | LICENSE | SENSITIVE INFORMATION | INSURANCE AGENCY | RETIREMENT | TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM | AFFORDABILITY | DATA SECURITY | OPEN MARKET | PENSION FUNDS | SECURITY STANDARDS | BANKING MODELS | PAYMENT SERVICES | PARTNER BANK | DEPOSITORS | CREDIT CARDS | DEVELOPMENT BANK | CONSUMER PROTECTION | PAYMENT TRANSACTIONS | UNIVERSAL ACCESS | ENABLING ENVIRONMENT | ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS | INSURANCE | TECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURE | WELFARE BENEFITS | LOAN | CREDIT SCORES | TECHNICAL STANDARDS | SERVER | BANKING SERVICE | PENSIONS | CALL CENTER | PROTOCOLS | POLICY ENVIRONMENT | BUSINESS DRIVER | FINANCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS | SAVINGS | COORDINATION MECHANISMS | ATM WITHDRAWAL | OVERDRAFTS | DEBIT CARD | INTEROPERABILITY | CUSTOMER SEGMENT | REMITTANCES | SPECIALIZED BANKS | DEPOSIT | CELL PHONE | DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS | PARTNER BANKS | INTERFACE | VALUE CHAIN | POINT OF SALE | ELECTRONIC SERVICES | BANK ACCOUNT | BORROWING COSTS | ACCESS TO FINANCE | BANK CUSTOMER | GOVERNMENT INTERVENTIONS | CAPABILITY | FINANCIAL SYSTEM | LAWS | DELIVERY SYSTEM | RETAIL OUTLETS | CASH MANAGEMENT | WEB | CELLULAR TECHNOLOGIES | USERS | ELECTRICITY | CASH DEPOSITS | REVENUE SHARING | ENCRYPTION | REGULATORY FRAMEWORK | SUPERVISION | RECEIPTS | TRANSACTION | MANDATES | SUPERVISORY AUTHORITIES | MERCHANT | MASS TRANSIT | FINANCIAL LITERACY | CREDIT CARD | BACK-UP | PHONE NUMBERS | USABILITY | CROSS-SUBSIDIES | OUTSOURCING | ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING | BUSINESS MODELS | FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS | PRIVACY | SECURITIES | EMPLOYEE | FINANCIAL SECTOR ASSESSMENT | MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS | MASS MARKET | SELF-SERVICE | BANK BRANCH | EMPLOYER | DEPOSITS | CONNECTIVITY | INFLATION | RETAIL STORES | FINANCIAL PRODUCTS | MENU | ACCESS POINTS | CROSS SUBSIDIES | BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS | COMMERCIAL BANKS | SAVINGS ACCOUNTS | NONBANKS | MOBILE TELEPHONY | ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFERS | MONEY TRANSFER | ACCESS TO BANK ACCOUNTS | ACCOUNTING | MICROFINANCE | BANKERS ASSOCIATION | POINT-OF-SALE | DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS | SAVINGS ACCOUNT | MEDIUM ENTERPRISES | EMPLOYERS | CASH PAYMENTS | TELECOMMUNICATIONS | BANK ACCOUNTS | CUSTOMER REQUEST | ACCOUNT HOLDERS | COOPERATIVES | DEBIT CARDS | DEPOSITOR | FINANCIAL EXCLUSION | FINANCIAL EDUCATION | REGISTRY | VERIFICATION | INTEREST RATE | ONLINE BANKING | ATM WITHDRAWALS | MINIMUM BALANCE | BANKING NETWORK | SOCIAL WELFARE | CASH WITHDRAWALS | MOBILE PHONE | JOINT VENTURE | CREDIT LIMIT | INVESTMENT CAPITAL | REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS | AUTHENTICATION | ECONOMIC ACTIVITY | REPAYMENT | DEPOSIT INSURANCE | GENDER | CREDIT ASSOCIATIONS | FINANCIAL SERVICE | UNIVERSAL BANK | MANAGEMENT SYSTEM | RESULTS | ELECTRONIC PAYMENT | BORROWING | ECONOMIES OF SCALE | INITIAL INVESTMENT | MUNICIPALITIES | MERCHANTS | HARD COPIES | PHONE NUMBER | USER | PRICING PRACTICES | CAPITAL MARKETS | BANK BRANCHES | NEW BUSINESS | ACCOUNT HOLDER | ATM NETWORK | RESULT | CAPITAL REQUIREMENT
Book
06/2014
The Dominican Republic - Central America - United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) has been fundamental in creating a stable framework for Costa Rica's... 
TRADE INTEGRATION | INVESTMENT DECISIONS | WORLD DEVELOPMENT INDICATORS | COUNTRY OF ORIGIN | INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS | PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT | TAXATION | CONSUMERS | NEW PRODUCTS | BROKERAGE FIRMS | GRAVITY MODELS | COMPETITION POLICY | TARIFF BARRIERS | FREE ACCESS | TRADING | SMALL BUSINESS | MONOPOLY PROVIDER | INVESTMENT CLIMATE | CENTRAL BANK | JURISDICTIONS | ADVERSE EFFECTS | INSURANCE MARKETS | MARKET SHARE | POLITICAL STABILITY | TRADE POLICY | BROKERS | CUSTOMS UNION | BENEFICIARY | SHARE OF INVESTMENT | LOCAL CURRENCY | TREATY | MONOPOLY | DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION | INTERNATIONAL TREATIES | TRADE LIBERALIZATION | REGULATORY BODY | SMALL BUSINESSES | MICROINSURANCE | EUROPEAN UNION | FINANCIAL SERVICES | INTERNATIONAL BANK | CLEAN TECHNOLOGY | GROWTH RATES | COMMODITY | DEBT | GLOBAL ECONOMY | COMMON MARKET | AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION | MARKET DATA | REINSURANCE | QUANTITATIVE RESTRICTIONS | BILATERAL APPROACH | ECONOMIC STABILITY | OUTPUT | WORLD TRADE | FOREIGN COMPANIES | INTERNATIONAL MARKETS | REAL GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT | ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS | NATIONAL TREATMENT | EXPORT STRUCTURE | INSURANCE PENETRATION | UNIVERSAL ACCESS | TELEPHONE LINES | REAL GDP | MARKET SIZE | CONSUMER PRICE INDEX | INSURANCE | ECONOMIC CRISIS | INSURANCE MARKET | EXPENDITURES | EXCHANGE RATES | FREE TRADE AREA | BROKERAGE | EXPORT SHARE | AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS | EXPOSURE | EXCHANGE RATE | PREFERENTIAL TRADE | ABSORPTIVE CAPACITY | CURRENCY | NEW MARKET | TRADE PATTERNS | AGRICULTURAL SUBSIDIES | FREE TRADE AGREEMENT | TELEPHONE SERVICES | BILATERAL TRADE | DUMMY VARIABLE | GDP PER CAPITA | PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT | TAX BENEFITS | GRAVITY MODEL | INSURANCE PRODUCTS | COMPETITIVENESS | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION | LEGAL FRAMEWORK | CUSTOMS | COMMERCIAL CODE | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT | GDP | WTO | INTERMEDIATE GOODS | LIBERALIZATIONS | EXPENSE RATIOS | FIRM PERFORMANCE | REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS | AGRICULTURE | FINANCIAL SYSTEM | INTERNATIONAL TRADE | REGULATOR | BENCHMARK | PRICE DEFLATOR | AGRICULTURAL SECTOR | AGRICULTURAL TRADE | OPENNESS | INSURANCES | ECONOMIC POLICIES | ELIMINATION OF TARIFFS | REGIONAL TRADE | REGULATORY FRAMEWORK | REFERENDUM | CONSUMER SURPLUS | CROSS-BORDER TRADE | COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY | EXPORT GROWTH | INCOMES | TRADE FLOWS | TREATIES | APPAREL | INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CRISIS | INVESTMENT FLOWS | POSITIVE EFFECTS | INTEGRATION AGREEMENTS | FREE TRADE ZONES | SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY | FINANCIAL CRISIS | TRADE PARTNERS | RULES OF ORIGIN | TRADE RELATIONSHIPS | COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT | LIBERALIZATION | MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES | NON-TARIFF BARRIERS | WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION | TAX | AUTHORITY IN CHARGE | EXPORT PRODUCTS | LEGAL REGIME | INSURANCE COMPANIES | INFORMATION SERVICES | LIFE INSURANCE | MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY | MULTILATERAL AGREEMENT | INSURANCE ACTIVITIES | INSURER | PRIVATE INVESTMENTS | INSURERS | TELECOMMUNICATIONS | ACCESS TO INSURANCE | FREE TRADE | APPAREL SECTOR | LEGAL REQUIREMENTS | FOREIGN INVESTORS | CONCESSIONS | PATENT PROTECTION | MARKET SHARES | CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE | PROFIT MAXIMIZATION | HUMAN CAPITAL | UNIVERSAL COVERAGE | MONOPOLIES | FINANCES | PROPERTY RIGHTS | GRAVITY EQUATION | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS | TRANSPARENCY | EXPORTS | PORTFOLIO | MONETARY FUND | REGULATORY AUTHORITY | ECONOMIES OF SCALE | FOREIGN INVESTMENT | FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT | FOREIGN TRADE | MARKET ACCESS | FREE TRADE ZONE | VOTERS | FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS | INSTRUMENT | EXPORT PERFORMANCE | ECONOMIC INTEGRATION | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY | LEGAL SYSTEM | LEVEL OF RISK | POST OFFICE | CONSUMER PRICE INDICES | INSURANCE PREMIUMS | TRADE BARRIERS
Book
11/2013
This report describes a baseline measure of the financial capability of the Mexican adult population. Chapter one describes the Mexican context and the... 
INFORMAL BORROWING | INCOME GROUP | FINANCIAL BEHAVIOR | CREDIT PRODUCTS | OUTREACH | FINANCIAL ACCESS | INFORMAL SAVINGS | EMPLOYER PENSION | PERSONAL FINANCE | LOANS FROM FAMILY | MONEY MANAGERS | DEBT LOADS | CONSUMERS | LIFE EVENTS | EDUCATION TRUST | INDIVIDUAL SAVINGS | LOW INCOME | INTEREST RATES | ACCESSIBILITY | OTHER ASSETS | CALCULATION | FINANCIAL INSTITUTION | FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARY | SOURCES OF CREDIT | FINANCIAL SITUATIONS | URBAN AREAS | LOAN INSURANCE | VALUE OF MONEY | FINANCIAL LITERACY SURVEY | LESS FINANCIALLY LITERATE | FORMAL FINANCIAL SERVICES | AMOUNT OF MONEY | SOUND FINANCIAL DECISIONS | FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS | FINANCIAL EDUCATION INITIATIVES | FINANCIAL LIVES | EXCESSIVE DEBT | LOW INCOMES | PUBLIC SCHOOL | BANKS | RETIREMENT PLANNING | VALUABLE | BANKING SERVICES | RETIREMENT AGE | HOUSEHOLD FINANCIAL DECISIONS | SALE | PREDATORY LENDING | SOUND FINANCIAL DECISION | STAKEHOLDERS | MARKETING | MONTHLY INCOME | COMPOUND INTEREST | CREDIT CARD USE | HEALTH INSURANCE | CONTRIBUTIONS | INFORMATION SYSTEM | MIGRANT WORKERS | BANK CREDIT | PUBLIC FINANCE | PUBLIC CREDIT | HOUSEHOLD FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING | MICROINSURANCE | DAILY EXPENSES | FINANCIAL SERVICES | HOUSEHOLDS | PRIMARY EDUCATION | FINANCIAL DECISION | INTERNATIONAL BANK | DEBT | MASS MEDIA | FAMILIES | LIFE-CYCLE EVENTS | FINANCIAL CHOICES | SAVINGS PRODUCTS | QUESTIONNAIRE | MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS | UNEXPECTED EXPENSE | LEVEL OF CONFIDENCE | RETIREMENT | HOUSEWIVES | PENSION ACCOUNTS | PAWN | MONEY MANAGEMENT | HOUSEHOLD FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT | FINANCIAL PLANNING | FINANCIAL LITERACY TRAINING | FINANCIAL DATA | YOUNG ADULTS | CREDIT CARDS | DEVELOPMENT BANK | CONSUMER PROTECTION | ABILITY OF CONSUMERS | EDUCATION LEVELS | SOURCE OF INFORMATION | FINANCIAL ASSETS | INSURANCE | MORTGAGE LOAN | INCOME GROUPS | INFORMAL WORKERS | FINANCIAL DECISIONS | LOAN | UNEXPECTED EXPENSES | SAVING BEHAVIOR | SECONDARY EDUCATION | PENSIONS | LIVING COSTS | MORTGAGE | AUTOMATIC DEDUCTIONS | SOCIAL ASSISTANCE | SAVINGS | KNOWLEDGE LEVELS | CONSUMER NEEDS | ECONOMIC SHOCKS | RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS | LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS | FINANCIAL BEHAVIORS | PRIMARY SAVINGS | REMITTANCES | BORROWING MONEY | DEPOSIT | PENSION | DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS | DEBT BURDEN | CONCEPT OF COMPOUND INTEREST | EMPLOYMENT | FINANCIAL MATTERS | RETIREMENT ACCOUNT | PROSPERITY | SAVERS | VOLUNTARY SAVING | FORMAL SAVINGS | ACCESS TO FINANCE | FINANCIAL STABILITY | LOWER-INCOME INDIVIDUALS | CAR LOANS | CONSUMER | INHERITANCE | SUBSIDIARY | INCOME SOURCE | CURRICULA | FINANCIAL CONSUMERS | INCOME LEVEL | FINANCIAL MANAGERS | LONG-TERM GOALS | FINANCIAL LITERACY | LOWER INCOME | CREDIT CARD | FINANCIAL PRODUCT | INCOME | INFORMAL CREDIT | FINANCIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS | LITERACY | PAWN SHOP | HOUSEHOLD FINANCES | SECURITIES | EMPLOYEE | INFORMAL ECONOMY | SAVINGS FOR RETIREMENT | FINANCIAL CRISIS | JOB LOSS | BANK BRANCH | MUTUAL FUNDS | INCOME LEVELS | DAY-TO-DAY MONEY MANAGEMENT | EMPLOYER | HOUSEHOLD INCOMES | INFLATION | HOUSEHOLD FINANCIAL DECISION | INFORMAL LOANS | DEVELOPMENT BANKS | FINANCIAL PRODUCTS | ACCESS POINTS | FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE | SAVINGS ACCOUNTS | EDUCATION LEVEL | EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT | LOW-INCOME | FINANCIAL PLANS | FORMAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTION | WOMAN | SAVINGS PRODUCT | FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES | MICROFINANCE | SAVINGS SERVICES | MONEY MATTERS | POINT-OF-SALE | SAVINGS ACCOUNT | HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD | BANK ACCOUNTS | COOPERATIVES | KEY CHALLENGES | FAMILY MEMBER | FINANCIAL CONCEPTS | RETIRED | FINANCIAL EDUCATION | LABOR FORCE | SOCIAL SECURITY | SAVINGS MECHANISM | INTEREST RATE | EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT | FINANCIAL SUPPORT | PAWN SHOPS | MORTGAGE CREDIT | GOVERNMENT PENSION | LIFE EVENT | REPAYMENT | GENDER | CALCULATIONS | CREDIT ASSOCIATIONS | FINANCIAL SERVICE | FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS | LOAN REPAYMENT | BORROWING | DIVERSIFICATION | TRADITIONAL BANKING | FINANCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE | CAR LOAN | HOUSEHOLD EXPENSES | BANK BRANCHES | DEBTORS | BUDGETING | HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE | DEBTS
Book
GENEVA PAPERS ON RISK AND INSURANCE-ISSUES AND PRACTICE, ISSN 1018-5895, 07/2019, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp. 527 - 547
We look at technical efficiency and productivity changes in the life microinsurance (LMI) portfolio of insurance companies in India. The central objective is... 
Productivity | ORGANIZATIONAL-STRUCTURE | Technical efficiency | SCOPE | Life microinsurance | PERFORMANCE | Diversification | BUSINESS, FINANCE | MARKET POWER | PROPERTY-LIABILITY | ECONOMIES | INSURANCE INDUSTRY | SCALE | AGENCY COSTS | Product diversification | Data envelopment analysis | QUIET LIFE
Journal Article
2013, Directions in Development - Finance, ISBN 9780821398333, 81
Fostering the entrepreneurship of women is important for Pakistan’s economic growth and inclusion agenda, and access to financial services is an important... 
Women-owned business enterprises | Small business | Businesswomen | Microfinance | business failure | opportunity costs | access to banking services | mobile phones | Gender | capital requirements | loan amount | business support | profitable business | disbursements | installments | International Finance | consumer protection | benefit payment | business development services | portfolio quality | Exchange rate | deceptive practices | employers | banks | insurance policies | Loan payments | female borrowers | defaults | microfinance institution | microfinance loans | deposit | returns | guarantor requirements | Microcredit | Savings | women loan officers | Female Entrepreneurs | minimum balance | savings accounts | business development | economic activities | loans from family | Center for Women | savings products | access to information | bank branch | cash flow | Informal Saving | human capital | marketing strategies | business management | business activities | borrower | loan sizes | Ownership Structure | Individual Loans | withdrawal | entrepreneur | insurance products | new businesses | Business Incubation | financial outreach | collateral | repayments | microinsurance | bank account | ATM cards | supply of credit | Banking Regulations | MFIs | market data | capital finance | Microfinance Lending | credit product | access to funds | Interest payment | discrimination | personal guarantees | beneficiaries | lack of credit | Loan Portfolio | transaction costs | financial service | Women Entrepreneurship | new business | female population | loan products | commercial banks | informal savings | financial exclusion | checks | beneficiary | installment | Business risk | dated checks | Women Entrepreneurs | informal economy | real interest | business training | working capital | Key Challenges | Economic Development | rates of return | Policy Environment | small business | access to banking | businesswomen | first loans | loans for women | Investing | Labor Force Survey | portfolios | urban areas | Nominal Yield | borrowings | banking sector | household investment | guarantor | financial access | lack of access | social barriers | personal savings | individual loan | Outreach | small businesses | State Bank | microfinance institutions | husbands | Nominal interest rates | women borrowers | repayment | savings groups | Insurance Product | real interest rates | credit information bureau | credit products | credit transactions | inequality | loans to individual | Loan | current accounts | Financial Products | transparency | Developing Countries | inequalities | woman | Micro Credit | economic growth | female entrepreneurship | Microfinance Loan | inflation | documentation requirements | Empowerment | financial needs | formal loan | access to loans | loan officers | loans for women entrepreneurs | loan size | business opportunities | lack of information | insurance services | group loans | households | life insurance | repayment capacity | Cooperative Development | profit margins | guarantors | transaction | economic activity | permanent residents | husband | married women | Tax | sources of funds | employee | affordable financial services | financial literacy | credit officer | Community Development | funding sources | credit histories | Personal guarantee | access to credit | credit risks | Challenges for Women | lenders | Outstanding loans | entrepreneurship development | group lending | deposits | loans to women | guarantor requirement | credit information | credit information bureaus | exclusion of women | small loan | promissory notes | Rural Credit | small savers | startup capital | Microfinance Sector | gender divide | bank accounts | credit discipline | International Development | MFI | financial service providers | market segmentation | Enterprise Development | access to financial services | access to finance | families | business development service | disbursement | female clients | discriminatory practices | group lending programs | International Bank | borrowing | small loans | loan application
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06/2012
This report is a full assessment of Brazil's compliance with the Insurance Core Principles (ICPs) of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors... 
REINSURANCE CONTRACTS | POTENTIAL LIABILITY | JUDICIAL SYSTEM | CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS | FOREIGN CURRENCY | INSPECTIONS | CONFLICT OF INTERESTS | LONG TERM ASSETS | CONSUMERS | INCOME INSTRUMENTS | POLICYHOLDERS | INVESTMENT POLICY | PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE | LIABILITY | CREDIT EXPANSION | FIXED INCOME INVESTMENT | CENTRAL BANK | FOREIGN EXCHANGE | JURISDICTIONS | AUDITS | REINSURANCE CREDIT | LIQUIDITY | FRAUD | INSURANCE SUPERVISORS | MARKET SHARE | PENSION PLANS | BALANCE SHEET | CORPORATE GOVERNANCE REGIME | LONG TERM SAVING | INTANGIBLE ASSETS | INTEGRITY | NON-LIFE INSURANCE | LIFE INSURERS | SUPERVISORY AGENCIES | BROKERS | BENEFICIARY | FINANCIAL REPORTING | JURISDICTION | PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT | REINSURERS | BANKRUPTCY | CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS | HEALTH INSURANCE | UNDERLYING ASSETS | RISK MANAGEMENT | MICROINSURANCE | SETTLEMENT | INSOLVENT INSURERS | CROSS-BORDER COOPERATION | WARRANTS | BANK DEPOSITS | INTERNATIONAL BANK | PRIVATE INSURANCE | REAL ESTATE | MOTOR INSURANCE | CONSUMER EDUCATION | MARKET DEVELOPMENTS | PENSION FUND | BROKER | INSURANCE POLICIES | INVESTMENT FUNDS | MARKET DATA | PROGRAMS | REINSURANCE | RISK EXPOSURES | CAPITAL ADEQUACY | BUDGET CONSTRAINTS | LEGAL PROVISIONS | GOVERNMENT BONDS | PENSION FUNDS | INVESTMENT INCOME | FOREIGN INSURERS | LIQUIDATION | DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS | MARKET STRUCTURE | SELF REGULATION | INSURANCE PENETRATION | BENEFICIARIES | CONSUMER PROTECTION | LONG TERM SAVINGS | LIEN | INFORMATION DISCLOSURE | INSURANCE | CORPORATE GOVERNANCE | RISK TRANSFER | CODE OF CONDUCT | CONFLICT OF INTEREST | RETURN | INVESTMENT INSTRUMENTS | OPERATIONAL INDEPENDENCE | INSURANCE MARKET | INSURANCE INDUSTRY | PENSIONS | MARKET DEVELOPMENT | EXPOSURE | SOLVENCY REQUIREMENTS | CURRENCY | DOMESTIC MARKET | MORTGAGE | REINSURANCE CONTRACT | CIVIL LAW | RESERVES | PRIVATE PENSION | TAX BENEFITS | FIXED INCOME | INSURANCE PRODUCT | GOVERNMENT POLICIES | INSURANCE PRODUCTS | COLLATERAL | LEGAL FRAMEWORK | ACTUARIES | TAX CODE | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT | PENSION | FOREIGN FIRMS | UNDERWRITING | FIXED INCOME INVESTMENTS | MORTGAGES | COMMISSIONS | MONEY LAUNDERING | INTANGIBLE | CREDIT RISK | RISK CAPITAL | PROTECTION OF POLICYHOLDERS | JOINT VENTURES | SELF-REGULATION | SURETY | FINANCIAL STABILITY | FINANCIAL SYSTEM | REGULATOR | LAWS | INSURANCE BROKERS | FINANCIAL SECTOR | INSURANCES | SETTLEMENT OF CASES | RECOVERABLES | INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS | RISK PROFILE | REGULATORY FRAMEWORK | TAX INCENTIVES | TRANSACTION | OPERATIONAL RISK | RISK CONTROL | REINSURANCE BROKER | CEDANTS | INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS | FINANCIAL INFORMATION | ANNUITY | INSURANCE SUPERVISION | FOREIGN INVESTMENTS | SOLVENCY | PROFITABILITY | SECURITIES | INSURANCE LAW | SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY | SUPERVISORY REGIME | INTERNATIONAL MARKET | TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE | LIBERALIZATION | HOLDING | INFORMATION SHARING | CIVIL CODE | RISK MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS | TAX | COLLATERALS | INSURANCE COMPANIES | VALUATIONS | LIFE INSURANCE | ACCOUNTING | INSURANCE ACTIVITIES | TERRORISM | INSURANCE ACTIVITY | INSURER | INVESTMENT STRATEGIES | CAPITALIZATION | INSURANCE FRAUD | VALUATION | ACCESS TO INSURANCE | INTERNAL CONTROLS | MARKET DOMINANCE | SOCIAL SECURITY | CREDIT RISKS | LEGAL PROTECTION | INTERNAL AUDIT | INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE | INSURANCE POLICY | JOINT VENTURE | REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS | PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY | REGULATION OF INSURANCE | TRANSPARENCY | INSURANCE PREMIUM | REGULATORS | MARKET PARTICIPANTS | CURRENCY MATCHING | PORTFOLIO | LONG TERM LIABILITIES | MONETARY FUND | REGULATORY AUTHORITY | CREDIT AVAILABILITY | FOREIGN INVESTMENT | AUDITORS | CAPITAL MARKETS | INSTRUMENT | LEGAL SYSTEM | CREDIT EXPOSURES | RECIPROCITY | STRONG GOVERNANCE | INSURANCE PREMIUMS | CONFIDENTIALITY
Book
12/2008
This report addresses the establishment of a centralized information and communication technology (ICT) platform for the microfinance sector in Nepal. It has... 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY | INFORMAL BORROWING | KEY CHALLENGE | ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES | OUTREACH | TRANSLATION | BARRIERS TO ENTRY | FINANCIAL ACCESS | TRAINING CENTRE | B2B | B2C | CDS | INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER | BUSINESS PLAN | LOAN PRODUCTS | TELECOMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY | ELECTRONIC FUNDS | ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES | ECONOMIC GROWTH | FORMAL FINANCIAL INDUSTRY | INTEREST RATES | PRIVATE SECTOR | CREDIT PROVISION | EARNINGS | INDEBTEDNESS | CREDIT INFORMATION | SMALL BUSINESS | CREDIT UNION | FINANCIAL INSTITUTION | INSTALLMENTS | RURAL FINANCE | FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARY | FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE | ELECTRONIC DATA | INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT | FORMAL FINANCIAL SERVICES | AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT BANK | FORMAL FINANCIAL MARKET | REGULATORY OVERSIGHT | FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS | TELECOMMUNICATION | OPERATIONAL COST | OPERATIONAL COSTS | COMMERCIAL LOANS | BANKING SERVICES | MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS | PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT | TECHNICAL SUPPORT | FINANCIAL PROVIDERS | BANK CREDIT | PAYMENT SYSTEMS | SMALL BUSINESSES | CREDIT BUREAU | MICROINSURANCE | ICT | FINANCIAL SERVICES | HOUSEHOLDS | INNOVATIONS | LENDER | LIMITED ACCESS | UNION | ADB | GPS | COMMERCIAL BANKING | CLEARING HOUSE | GOVERNMENT POLICY | ISPS | ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER | FORMAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS | FAMILIES | INTEREST PAYMENT | LOAN OFFICER | SAVINGS PRODUCTS | MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS | MFIS | TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM | AFFORDABILITY | FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY | VILLAGE | BANKING MODELS | FINANCIAL DATA | DEVELOPMENT BANK | DIGITAL NETWORK | CONSUMER PROTECTION | INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY | UNIVERSAL ACCESS | FINANCIAL REGULATORS | ENABLING ENVIRONMENT | CREDIT MECHANISMS | DONOR FUNDS | BORROWER | MARKET OUTREACH | OUTSTANDING LOANS | SMALL FARMERS | LOAN | INFORMATION SYSTEMS | ACCESS TO CAPITAL | MARKET REACH | FAMILY INCOME | INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICES | REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT | POLICY ENVIRONMENT | CREDIT INFORMATION BUREAU | LOAN GUARANTEES | TELECOM | FINANCIAL HEALTH | AUDITING | ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER POINT OF SALE | SAVINGS | UNIONS | CENTRAL GOVERNMENTS | COLLATERAL | LEGAL FRAMEWORK | WHOLESALE FUNDING | BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS | LOANABLE FUNDS | REMITTANCES | DEPOSIT | EXPENDITURE | HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT | PACKET RADIO | DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS | FINANCIAL REFORM | FORMAL FINANCIAL SECTOR | ELECTRONIC FORM | CREDIT-WORTHINESS | POINT OF SALE | TELEPHONE | ACCESS TO FINANCE | GROUP GUARANTEE | DEVELOPMENT CENTER | DEPOSIT PRODUCTS | EXCLUSION | BANK LOANS | LAWS | REGULATORY FRAMEWORK | NONPERFORMING LOANS | TELEPHONE PENETRATION | COMMERCIAL BANK | MICROCREDIT | RETAINED EARNINGS | PACKET RADIO SERVICE | INFORMATION NETWORK | PROFITABILITY | ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING | CREDIT PROGRAMS | LOAN PORTFOLIOS | REPAYMENTS | PUBLIC FUNDS | EXCESS LIQUIDITY | DEPOSITS | CONNECTIVITY | DEVELOPMENT BANKS | FINANCIAL PRODUCTS | TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE | TECHNOLOGY DESIGN | FINANCE COMPANIES | COMMERCIAL BANKS | INCOME-GENERATING ACTIVITIES | SYSTEMIC RISK | CAPACITY BUILDING | FINANCIAL SERVICES FOR LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS | MONEY TRANSFER | ACCESS TO FORMAL FINANCE | FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES | MICROFINANCE LOAN | MICRO FINANCE | SMALL FARMER | ACCOUNTING | TERRORISM | MICROFINANCE | COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY | ECONOMIC REFORMS | SAVINGS SERVICES | TRANSACTION COSTS | POINT-OF-SALE | TELECOMMUNICATIONS | BANK ACCOUNTS | CREDIT FACILITY | EXPLOITATION | KEY CHALLENGES | REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT BANKS | FINANCIAL ANALYSIS | SMART CARDS | CREDIT POLICY | BANKING SYSTEM | INTEREST RATE | CREDIT BUREAUS | FINANCIAL SUPPORT | GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS | APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDER | LOAN PORTFOLIO | OVERHEAD COSTS | MFI | C2C | FARMERS | REPAYMENT | ACCESS TO INFORMATION | HOUSING | BUSINESS-TO-CUSTOMER | ECONOMIES OF SCALE | RATES OF INTEREST | BANKING SECTOR | FINANCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE | CUSTOMER BASE | FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION | LOAN OFFICERS | PROVISION OF CREDIT | BANK BRANCHES | REMITTANCE | ACCESS TO CREDIT | PRIVATE BANKS | E-COMMERCE | MULTIPLE ACCESS | PRODUCTIVITY
Book
01/2011
India's surge in growth and rapid expansion in public spending in the past decade has created new possibilities for its social protection system. The growing... 
POVERTY ESTIMATES | PROGRAM MIX | ANTIPOVERTY PROGRAMS | INEQUALITY | POOR | COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION | POLICY FORMULATION | CENTRAL GOVERNMENT | SERVICE DELIVERY | ALLOCATION | PUBLIC PROVISION | PROTECTION SYSTEM | PROGRAM DESIGN | SIGNIFICANT POLICY | LEAKAGE OF SUBSIDIES | SOCIAL PENSIONS | HUMAN DEVELOPMENT | URBAN POVERTY | AUDITOR GENERAL | MINIMUM WAGE | MEANS TEST | CASH TRANSFERS | NATIONAL COVERAGE | POLICY FRAMEWORK | PUBLIC POLICY | SOCIAL INSURANCE PROGRAMS | PRIVATE SECTOR | REFORM STRATEGY | SOCIAL PENSION | SAFETY NET | TARGETING MECHANISMS | SAFETY NET TRANSFERS | URBAN AREAS | HOUSEHOLD ASSETS | POSITIVE IMPACTS | VULNERABILITY | DEVELOPING COUNTRIES | LANDLESS | WORK PROGRAM | ACCOUNTABILITY | HOUSEHOLD LEVEL | PUBLIC INTERVENTIONS | POOR RURAL HOUSEHOLD | SOCIAL RISK | PROTECTION POLICIES | BENEFICIARY | GROWTH MODEL | ENTITLEMENTS | BLOCK GRANT | FLEXIBILITY | SLUM DWELLERS | WORKS PROGRAM | HEALTH INSURANCE | INFORMATION SYSTEM | FOOD DEFICIT | RURAL | EFFICIENCY GAINS | RISK MANAGEMENT | POVERTY LEVELS | FOOD SHORTAGES | WORKFARE | DECENTRALIZATION OF SERVICE DELIVERY | CHRONICALLY POOR | CASH TRANSFER | LIVING STANDARDS | MICRO-INSURANCE | RURAL POVERTY | COMMUNITY ACTION | PENSION FUND | PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION | SHG | LINES OF ACCOUNTABILITY | POLITICIANS | DISABILITY | FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT | GEOGRAPHIC TARGETING | VULNERABLE GROUPS | ANTI-POVERTY | RURAL DISTRICTS | PERFORMANCE EVALUATION | LABOR MARKET | FOOD PROGRAMS | POVERTY OUTCOMES | REFORM AGENDA | RISK COPING | REFORM PROCESS | ARID TROPICS | BENEFICIARIES | INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY | PROTECTION SYSTEMS | PROGRAM EXPENDITURE | LIVELIHOOD OPPORTUNITIES | POOR HOUSEHOLDS | INSURANCE | RURAL AREAS | HOUSEHOLD SURVEY | URBANIZATION | SOCIAL INSURANCE | POOR PEOPLE | SOCIAL SECTOR | PROGRESS | PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMS | SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAMS | FOOD PROGRAM | LIVELIHOOD | ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS |