What the gig economy can learn from the mistakes of microfinance


This is a facinating article that dives into the recent history of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and their efforts to push traditional financial models on the unbanked. Highlights of the article include:

  • Summarizing how MFIs failed to provide sustainable solutions to the people they targeted.
  • Drawing parallels between MFIs and the sharing economy and its subset gig economy.
  • Providing suggestions for economic platforms that target the gig economy to avoid the past failures of MFIs.


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