The Journey Toward Cash Lite-Addressing Poverty Saving Money and Increasing Transparency by Accelerating the Shift to Electronic Payments

Report published September 21, 2015

This study:

  • Examines the three shifts to electronic payments;
  • Aggregates the findings of a range of studies about the benefits of electronic payment adoption;
  • Identifies barriers that need to be addressed in order to achieve a shift toward “cash lite”; and
  • Concludes with a guide for governments, private sector businesses (as users of e-payments rather than as providers) and development organizations that wish to accelerate the shift to electronic payments.
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