On Thursday September 6th at 11am EST Leora Klapper will be answering your questions about the Global Findex Database. Join the conversation!
Recognizing the need for better data to support the financial inclusion agenda, the World Bank’s Development Research Group constructed the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database. Covering a range of topics, the database can be used to develop a deeper and more nuanced understanding of how people around the world save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk.
Want to know why 75% of the population are unbanked? Ask Leora Klapper on this one-hour live conversation. Not able to join? Leave your questions on our conversation board from September 3rd.
Leora Klapper is a Lead Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Research Team of the Development Research Group at the World Bank. Since joining the Bank as a Young Economist in 1998, she has published on entrepreneurship, access to finance, corporate governance, bankruptcy, and risk management. Her current research focuses on entrepreneurial and household finance, and measurements of financial inclusion. She is a member of the G-20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion Data and Measurement sub-group and founder of the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. She holds a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from New York University Stern School of Business.
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