Organization Seeks To Bridge The ‘Digital Divide’

October 14, 2013

Mint Press News

In a recent article addressing the 'digital divide', CFSP Member Tavneet Suri and co-author William Jack's research on M-PESA, the popular mobile money transfer service in Kenya, is offered as evidence that mobile phone deployment could increase internet access and spur deeper social changes. The use of M-PESA has spread quickly across households with varying economic, demographic, and educational characteristics.