Jamie Zimmerman

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Hope or Hype?

this paper examines whether mobile solutions offer the youth financial inclusion field immense hope, or just hype.


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In The Tank: Player One Has Escaped Poverty

New America's Jamie Zimmerman and Greta Byrum discuss the potential for social cause gaming and mobile games to raise awareness.


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The Young and the Entrepreneurial

Zeenat Rahman and Jamie Zimmerman discuss the critical role the under-30 crowd is playing in the global economy.


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Investing in Girls

Opportunities for innovation in girl-centered cash transfers


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Accelerating Financial Capability Among Youth: Nudging New Thinking

Common definitions of financial capability understate the role of psychological barriers to establishing sound financial decisions.


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Savings Accounts for Young People in Developing Countries: Trends in Practice

Understanding the diverse range of youth savings initiatives under way in developing countries


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Youth Savings in Developing Countries

This paper explores the potential of youth savings accounts (YSAs) as an intervention at the nexus of youth development and financial inclus


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Savings-Linked Conditional Cash Transfer: A New Policy Approach to Global Poverty Reduction

This policy brief makes the case for linking conditional cash transfers to savings as a two-pronged poverty reduction strategy of supplement


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Overview of Child Development Accounts in Developing Countries

This paper provides an overview of the breadth of CDAs in operation in the developing world. More specifically, it analyzes the variety of i


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Child Savings Accounts: Global Trends in Design and Practice

This paper aims to provide an overview of the landscape of CSAs around the world; a summary of reasons why governments, financial institutio


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Child Savings Accounts

his primer describes the concept of CSAs, various purposes for and features of the accounts, impacts CSAs can have on a child’s development,