The Journey Toward ‘Cash Lite’ : Addressing Poverty, Saving Money and Increasing Transparency by Accelerating the Shift to Electronic Payments

Examines the three shifts to electronic payments; Aggregates the findings of a range of studies about the benefits of electronic payment adoption; Identifies barriers that need to be addressed in order to achieve a shift toward “cash lite”; and Concludes with a guide for governments, private sector businesses (as users of e-payments rather than as providers) and development organizations that wish to accelerate the shift to electronic payments.

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Pages:

24

Publisher:

Bankable Frontier Associates for BTCA

Date:

September 1, 2012

Media Type:

Report

Category:

Emerging Markets