Using financial data to understand macroeconomic issues in Cambodia
PARTNERS: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in Bangkok
PROGRAMME AREA: Economic Well-being
LAB: Pulse Lab Jakarta
DOWNLOAD SUMMARY: UN Global Pulse, 'Big Data for Financial Inclusion, Examining The Customer Journey,' Project Series no. 27, 2017 [PDF]
Pulse Lab Jakarta and the United Nations Capital Development Fund in Bangkok are collaborating on a research project using microfinance data. This project attempts to understand which factors affect savings and loans mobilisation and whether micro savings and loans can offer insights on macroeconomic issues in Cambodia. Insights from this project could help inform policy on financial inclusion and early warning systems concerning economic shocks.