"7 steps to articulate a theory of change and design successful data initiatives."
Data can change incentives and strengthen the capacity of market actors to build inclusive financial systems. This potential is accelerating with digital technologies making data more available and of higher quality than in past decades.
Donors and DFIs are looking for ways to leverage the potential of data to achieve financial inclusion impact. Yet, evidence shows that the availability and quality of data don’t automatically translate to impact.
Donors and DFIs need to think beyond supporting data collection and sharing efforts.