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Tag Archives: Latinamerica
Microinsurance in LAC 2014 – towards mass market insurance?!
The full report is not out yet, however we get a glimpse at the data via a preliminary briefing note due in Q1 2015. The study identified 48,6 million people covered in Latinamerica and the Caribbean (45,5 million had been … Continue reading
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Banking agents in Peru…
CGAP recently launched a CGAP brief “Driving Scale and Density of Agent Networks in Perú” based on a CGAP-led research on 26,000 banking agents and 24 million monthly transactions to describe the relationship among factors that will help these agent networks to … Continue reading
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“Twenty little Procredits….
Some were laughing and thought I was crazy, some got really angry at me for asking an obvious question, others wanted to better understand the underlying strategy. And for me the topic is almost personal. I spent 3 years as … Continue reading
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Where are we with banking agents?
During my time at CGAP (until 2008), I have been the lead researcher on banking agents, their business model, the costs, and benefits, etc. During the last 5 years, I have spent very little time on the topic, but have … Continue reading
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