Thorsten Beck

Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD)


  • | Papers and Briefs | ADBI Working Papers

    Fintech and Financial Inclusion: Opportunities and Pitfalls

    Financial innovation has helped push out the frontier of access to finance while blurring the regulatory boundaries of the financial system.

  • | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Financial Inclusion in Asia: An Overview

    In terms of financial inclusion, fewer than 27% of adults in developing Asia have an account in a formal financial institution, and only 33% of enterprises report having a line of credit or a loan from a financial institution.