In 2014, Uruguay launched an ambitious financial inclusion program, joining other countries in the region that have sought to give citizens greater access to banking and financial services and encourage the use of electronic payments instruments that avoid the need for cash. Unbanked people in Uruguay, as in other countries of the region, had traditionally lacked ways to … [Read more...] about Examining the Effectiveness of a Financial Inclusion Reform in Uruguay
Néstor Gandelman holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Rochester. Since 2002 he is the Director of the Department of Economics at Universidad ORT. He is a level III researcher (highest level) of the Uruguayan National System of Researchers. His research focuses on applied microeconomics and economic development. Dr. Gandelman has worked as a consultant for multilateral organizations and government agencies and writes a monthly column for the Economics supplement of the newspaper El País.