Academy of Strategic Management Journal (Print ISSN: 1544-1458; Online ISSN: 1939-6104)


The Positive Side of COVID−19 Pandemic− Boosting Financial Inclusion by Spurring the Remittance Flows and Digital Payments

Author(s): Amin Kassoul

COVID-19 pandemic is a human tragedy that constitutes the most severe blow to the global economy since World War II. It has swiftly overwhelmed the health systems of all nations developed and developing producing social and economic impacts that will be unprecedented in scale. On the positive side, the COVID-19 crisis spurred unprecedented change, especially in industries with a large digital component. This pandemic has catalyzed increases in access to and use of financial services in developing economies.

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