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Financial inclusion and Fintech during COVID-19 crisis: Policy solutions

Peterson K Ozili

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This article offers a number of policy solutions to improve financial inclusion during the COVID19 crisis. COVID-19 is a global health crisisto which some of the usual global solutionslike greater financial inclusion can help. Financial inclusion remains a powerful development tool to improve access to finance and to support vulnerable individuals and households during the coronavirus or COVID-19 crisis. The documented policy solutions for financial inclusion can help mitigate the effect of the COVID-19 crisis through the combined use of Fintech and short-term policies

Keywords: digital finance; Fintech; financial inclusion; access to finance; regulation; financial services; COVID-19; Coronavirus; SARS-CoV-2; lockdown; social distancing; pandemic; recession; financial crisis; policy. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G00 G21 I31 I32 I38 I39 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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