From rural to digital: mobile money in the development context - a case study in rural Kasese, Uganda

Kuttainen, Jonathan J. (2021) From rural to digital: mobile money in the development context - a case study in rural Kasese, Uganda. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Jonathan Kuttainen investigated the use and socio-economic impact of mobile money toward poverty alleviation among rural users in Kasese, west Uganda. He found social and economic benefit and vulnerability varied significantly among rural users employing the technology. Small-scale mobile money providers are using the study to refine digital financial services.

Item ID: 75557
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: SmartMoney, mobile money, digital financial services, financial inclusion, developing countries, rural, Kasese, Uganda, gender roles
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2021 Jonathan J. Kuttainen.
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Embargoed until 23 February 2024.

Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2022 02:58
FoR Codes: 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4404 Development studies > 440406 Rural community development @ 35%
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4404 Development studies > 440407 Socio-economic development @ 35%
46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4606 Distributed computing and systems software > 460699 Distributed computing and systems software not elsewhere classified @ 30%
SEO Codes: 22 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 2201 Communication technologies, systems and services > 220103 Mobile technologies and communications @ 50%
28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280123 Expanding knowledge in human society @ 50%
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