Middlebury

ECON1023

Financial Services to Unbanked

Extending Financial Services to the Unbanked
In this course we will explore different interventions and tools used for poverty alleviation, financial inclusion, and the extension of financial services to the unbanked poor in emerging markets. We will look at the use of microfinance, microinsurance, financial literacy, and the rising use of technology including cell phone payment services to achieve these goals in developing countries In addition to articles, we will draw on special guest speakers to represent case studies and themes from the course outline. (This course counts as elective credit towards the major in Economics and towards the major in IPEC)
Subject:
Economics
Department:
Economics
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
SOC WTR

Sections

Winter 2017

ECON1023A-W17 Lecture (Toder)

Winter 2016

ECON1023A-W16 Lecture (Toder)

Winter 2015

ECON1023A-W15 Lecture (Toder)

Winter 2014

ECON1023A-W14 Lecture (Oldham, Toder)

Winter 2013

ECON1023A-W13 Lecture (Toder, Oldham)