Video Summary: How Prepared are Countries Around the World to Deal with the Constraints of COVID-19?

New research from Digital Planet examines the “social distance readiness” of 42 countries throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the video summary here to learn more.

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How Countries Around the World are Prepared to Work in a Socially Distant Mode Using Digital Technologies

Digital Planet’s latest research benchmarks 42 countries based on their “social distance readiness” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here.

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Research: How Technology Could Promote Growth in 6 African Countries

The team at Digital Planet and the IBGC recently published research that outlines the ways technology can promote growth in

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The African Leapfrog Index (ALI) Research Report

Africa is on the brink of unprecedented digital opportunity. IBGC, Digital Planet and The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth have researched 6 African country’s strengths and weaknesses in digital inclusion. Read their research report here.

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The Ease of Doing Digital Business Report

Using 236 variables from over 60 data sources, Bhaskar Chakravorti, Ravi Chaturvedi, Caroline Troein IBGC’s team of researchers ranked 42 countries based on how easy it is for digital platforms to enter, operate, thrive & exit their markets. Read the research report write-up on Harvard Business Review.

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Student Research: Empowering Pakistani Farmers via Asset-Based Finance

MIB student Uzair Akram created Kisaan, an asset-based financial product that empowers farmers in Pakistan. His research was made possible by IBGC’s experiential learning fund, which allows students to conduct independent research and create solutions to pressing global issues.

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