Fintech and COVID-19: Impacts, Challenges, and Policy Priorities for Asia

Publication | July 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital technology adoption in the financial sector and impacted the role of financial technology firms in supporting households and businesses.

Fintech and COVID-19: Impacts, Challenges, and Policy Priorities for Asia describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital technology adoption in the financial sector and the role of financial technology (fintech) firms in supporting households and businesses during the crisis and beyond. The book also highlights critical structural policy changes needed to ensure an efficient fintech environment that minimizes risks to consumers and financial stability.

Part I focuses on the impact of fintech on consumers, businesses, and the macroeconomy during the pandemic. Part II discusses the post-pandemic policy implications for enhancing fintech’s effect on inclusive growth. Featuring timely new research on developments in Asia and globally, Fintech and COVID-19: Impacts, Challenges, and Policy Priorities underscores the importance of fintech, digital infrastructure investment, and digital financial education for driving economic recovery and sustainable development.

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Subjects
  • Economics
  • Finance sector development
  • Health
  • Information and Communications Technology
ISBN
  • ISBN 978-4-89974-259-3 (Print)
  • ISBN 978-4-89974-260-9 (PDF)

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