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Le double rôle du paiement mobile dans les pays en développement

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  • Laetitia Chaix
  • Dominique Torre

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This paper analyzes the capacity of mobile-payment solutions to improve financial inclusion in developing countries. It elaborates from rural East African countries experiences where mobile payment services have developed rapidly. With a simple dynamic model which rationalizes traders’ adoption process of distant mobile payment services, we analyze the role of telephonic operators in financial inclusion. We point out the interest of a diversified supply of m-payment services, including simplified solutions proposed by operators alone, in complement of more advanced services involving financial partners. We explain how such a diversified supply, including a “frugal” innovative component, can be more efficient to improve financial inclusion than the only elaborated solutions provided cooperatively by operators and banks. Codes JEL : E42, O33

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  • Laetitia Chaix & Dominique Torre, 2015. "Le double rôle du paiement mobile dans les pays en développement," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 66(4), pages 703-727.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:recosp:reco_664_0703
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    1. Komivi Afawubo & Messan Agbaglah & Mawuli K. Couchoro & Tchapo Gbandi, 2017. "Socioeconomic determinants of the mobile money adoption process: the case of Togo," Cahiers de recherche 17-03, Departement d'Economique de l'École de gestion à l'Université de Sherbrooke.

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    • E42 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Monetary Sytsems; Standards; Regimes; Government and the Monetary System
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes

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