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A Bird’s Eye View of Women Entrepreneurs in Tamil Nadu

This landscaping assessment reviews the entrepreneurship ecosystem for micro, small and medium enterprises led by women in Tamil Nadu, and provides a granular view of district-wise variations in entreprneuership activity and performance.  

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Index Insurance to Manage Weather Risk – A Long-term Experiment in Gujarat

This study involved a systematic review of the available empirical evidence on weather indexed insurance, to identify research priorities and inform policy action. 

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Process Mapping and Evaluation of Digital Financial Services in India

This study reviews the current landscape of digital financial service offerings and regulations in India, and also brings forth demand-side perspectives on using these services. 

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Assessing Value Chain Digitization

This exploratory research study aims to map and analyse the various value chains that low-income consumers and merchants transact in, to identify strategies for promoting digitisation.

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Usage and Cross-Usage of Digital Financial Services across Agri Value Chains

With low digital literacy a major obstacle in achieving digital financial inclusivity, very little concern has gone towards the usability of digital financial services/products. This study examines the factors that influence the usability of digital products designed for farmers.

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Understanding the Effects of De-Legalisation on Bank Account Holders

This study provides insights into the impacts of demonetization among low-income bank account holders and their change in behaviour, attitudes, and perceptions towards digital payments.

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What is Effective Human Touch as India Transitions to a Digital Age?

In the context of an increasing thrust on digital financial inclusion in India, this study examines the role of human touch points in assisting clients from low-income households in transitioning to digital financial services. 

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The Impact of Access to Finance in Rural Tamil Nadu: Evidence From a Randomized Control Trial

Using an experimental approach, this study evaluates the impact of a formal financial service delivery model – Kshetriya Grameen Financial Services (KGFS) – on rural households in Tamil Nadu.

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The Evolving Financial Ecosystem for Micro-Merchants in India

This study aims to gain deeper insights into the financial needs of micro-merchants and identify skill and capacity gaps that need to be addressed in order to ease their adoption of digital payments.

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Marketing Complex Financial Products in Emerging Markets: Evidence from Rainfall Insurance in India

The study evaluates the impact of financial literacy training on take-up of index-based rainfall insurance products.

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