Global Standard-Setting Bodies and Financial Inclusion for the Poor - Toward Proportionate Standards and Guidance

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The multi-year Financial Inclusion Action Plan approved by G-20 leaders at the November 2010 Seoul Summit recognizes the commitments of the global financial sector standards-setting bodies (SSBs) to “support financial inclusion” and encourages SSBs “to further explore . . .

Measuring the Impact of Micro-Health Insurance on Healthcare Utilization: A Bayesian Potential Outcomes Approach

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One of the primary reasons for low healthcare utilisation rates in low-income countries is lack of affordable health insurance coverage. In recent years, Community-Based Health Insurance programmes are widely implemented across developing countries aimed at increasing healthcare utilisation and providing financial protection. 
This study investigates the causal effects of the programme on utilisation of healthcare services in Rwanda using non-randomised household survey data.


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