• Donation Insights

    By Yuriy Loukachev on March 8, 2017

    Organizations relying on consumer donations and contributions have been facing a growing information gap – lacking tools and industry analytics available to for-profit companies that could be used to gain insights into donation trends and ultimately improve fundraising performance. The …

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  • Brazil’s Bolsa Familia: Reaching the Poor with No…

    By avni patel on September 21, 2016

    by Nina Da Nobrega Garcia and Joseph Wong Researchers examine the lessons learned from Brazil’s Bolsa Familia conditional cash transfer program. Since 2003, 36 million Brazilians have been lifted out of extreme poverty. A significant part of this achievement is credited …

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  • Should Business Travel Be Obsolete?

    By Ryan Erenhouse on January 20, 2016

    by Ricardo Hausmann Harvard economist and MasterCard Center Senior Fellow on how a unique research collaboration between the Center and Harvard’s Center for International Development is uncovering new insights on how business travel impacts economic growth.  A version of this …

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  • Research Principles

    By Ryan Erenhouse on January 16, 2016

    The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth partners with leading academic institutions and economists to produce original research and insights in the areas of inclusive growth and financial inclusion.  Our support for research is guided by four principles: We produce rigorous, …

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  • Inclusive Growth in the Digital Age | World…

    By percolate on January 16, 2015
  • Shifting from cash in the midst of crisis:…

    By percolate on January 16, 2015
  • Peace Through Finance?

    By percolate on January 16, 2015
  • The Productivity of Trust

    By percolate on January 16, 2015
  • Harnessing the Power of the Private Sector to…

    By percolate on January 9, 2015

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  • How to close the gender gap? Use technology

    By percolate on January 9, 2015

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  • Digital Finance: Empowering the Poor via New Technologies

    By admin on April 17, 2014

    “The benefits of digital finance extend well beyond conventional financial services: This can also be a powerful tool and an engine for job creation in developing countries,” said Jin-Yong Cai, International Finance Corporation executive vice president and CEO, as he …

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