Revealed: How the world’s poorest people face a bill of US $321 for beans over rice LONDON UK – October 16, 2017 – The cost of a plate of food in the world’s poorest countries can reach hundreds of US dollars in purchasing power equivalent, new research from the World Food Programme and Mastercard has …
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India is full of small vendors – streets are always buzzing with shopkeepers on both sides. For quite some time, commerce is still done the old-fashioned way with cash. I moved to India after spending more than 17 years in the US and have continued to wonder why even some of the largest merchants in …
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New Research Grants Support Small Businesses and Sustainable Economic Development PURCHASE, N.Y. – June 20, 2017 – Mastercard and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth today announced the findings of a multi-city inclusive growth initiative and three new grants supporting research and programs to help ensure more Americans can benefit from a growing economy. The …
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Research indicates need to integrate access to goods, services and finances in digital format Purchase, NY and Englewood, CO – June 20, 2017 – With more than 65 million people around the world currently displaced from their homes due to political conflict and natural disasters, there is a growing need to find better ways for …
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Last week was Global Money Week and I had the honor to participate in an event in Amsterdam on payments and youth. It was a fantastic event, and not only because I had the pleasure of meeting H.M. Queen Maxima, a strong advocate on all aspects of inclusion. I also got to hear first-hand what …
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