Five Years of Researching Financial Services for the Poor



This report, a collection of key CMF studies conducted over the last five years, is meant to serve as a reference document for policymakers, practitioners, researchers and others interested in financial services for the poor. More specifically, the studies presented here are intended to inform both general and expert audiences about current academic work being conducted in India, which has become a central hub for financial access research. The report, organized thematically, describes the organization’s current work and summarizes key findings from completed studies. The report also identifies potential areas for future research and recommends ways that financial services practice could evolve to meet the needs of low-income households.



Thematic Area

Financial Well-being and Social Protection