Author Archives: K. Nishikawa

About K. Nishikawa

MPA Candidate 2012, Cornell University

Management Information Systems for Social Programs in Latin America

Latin America is a pioneer in the use of technology for the administration of social programs. The strongest accomplishment has been to develop robust  Management Information Systems (MIS) to plan, execute, follow up, and evaluate Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT).

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Financial Services, Technology and Social Programs

Access to financial intermediation offers people the possibility to obtain fundamental financial services as savings accounts, microcredits and life insurance. In Mexico, access to financial services provided by commercial and state-owned banks is considered limited for regional standards (CEPAL).  Geographically … Continue reading

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