Key Findings

CFSP strives to generate tangible and objective results that have meaningful lessons for policymakers, researchers, and stakeholders. This page features key findings briefs.

Key Findings Briefs are 2-page summaries designed to give quick insight to the results of the Consortium's research and resulting publications.  

Christopher Woodruff, Suresh de Mel, Craig McIntosh

We report on a field experiment using several methods for collecting deposits made in formal bank accounts in rural areas in Sri Lanka. We find that only frequent, face-...

Recent Key Findings

CFSP
2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the findings of the paper The Impact of Credit on Village Economies, written by ...

Cynthia Kinnan, Robert M. Townsend
2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the findings of the paper Kinship and Financial Networks, Formal Financial Access and Risk Reduction,...

CFSP
2011

 

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the paper, Monetary Theory and Mobile Banking:Lessons from the Kenyan...

CFSP
2011

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings from the paper, Finance and Development: A Tale of Two Sectors written by...

CFSP
2011

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the working paper, "Risk Sharing & Transaction Costs: Evidence from Kenya's...

CFSP
2010

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the monograph, Households as Corporate Firms: An Analysis of Household Finance Using...