NOVAFRICA News: new AEA P&P article on the adoption of mobile money in Mozambique

Congratulations to Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente, scientific directors of NOVAFRICA at Nova School of Business and Economics, for their article “Adopting Mobile Money: Evidence from an Experiment in Rural Africa” published in the American Economic Association P&P. Digital payments are even more important in COVID-19 times. This paper describes mobile money adoption patterns following the experimental introduction of mobile money for the first time in rural areas of Southern Mozambique and finds that positive self-selection of adopters should be considered when introducing mobile money as a tool for rapid financial inclusion.

Read here the full article.