Research Briefs

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Research Briefs

Mapping Financial Opportunity

Research Briefs

While often discussed, the community infrastructure that creates the conditions for financial inclusion is rarely measured—meaning that its potential influence on financial inclusion efforts can be invisible. This project assesses how infrastructure at the zip code level relates to financial inclusion using Esri Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and restricted-use zip code files from nationally representative panel data. Below are report versions of the project findings: