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Can Savings Accounts Save Lives? Financial Products for Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health

  • 2013-2015
  • Project
Jones, Kelly, IFPRI 2008-2010 Fellow; Middlebury 2009-2010 Fellow

Study: “Can Savings Accounts Save Lives? Financial Products for Improving Sexual and Reproductive Health”

PI(s): Jones, Kelly & Gong, Erick

Affiliation(s): IFPRI; Middlebury

Institutional Patner(s): IIE/Hewlett Alumni Research Grant

Project Dates:

Start: 2013

End: 2015

Geographic Location(s): Kenya


Description:
The goal of this project is to see if providing women with financial independence in the form of mobile phone savings accounts can help them better manage risk in their daily lives.

Research Outputs:

Dizon, Felipe, Gong, Erick & Jones, Kelly. (2015). Mental Accounting and Mobile Banking: Can labeling an M-PESA account increase savings?.

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