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A Guide to Supervising E-Money Issuers
A specialized regulatory window for nonbank e-money issuers (EMIs) is one of four basic regulatory enablers for inclusive digital financial services in emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs) (Staschen and Meagher 2018). For the purposes of this guide, EMI is defined as any regulated entity—bank and nonbank—that is dedicated to issuing e...
Toolkit: Policy Making for an Inclusive Financial System
As of 2018, the number of countries publicly committed to promoting financial inclusion tops 90 and continues to grow. Many of these countries’ financial regulators and supervisors are explicitly tasked with implementing policies and strategies on financial inclusion (I) alongside their core responsibilities for promoting micro- and...
Toolkit for Impact Evaluation of Public Credit Guarantee Schemes for SMEs
Credit guarantee schemes (CGSs) are an increasingly popular form of government intervention in credit markets to ease access to finance for SMEs. CGSs are established to improve access to finance for SMEs and in some cases to deliver other important results such as investment and jobs. However, a crucial public policy question is whether or not...