How Cellphone Use Can Help Determine A Person’s Creditworthiness

How Cellphone Use Can Help Determine A Person’s Creditworthiness

By David Greene

In the developing world, where many people lack bank accounts or credit cards, banks may hesitate to loan them money. But researchers say cellphones can help determine people’s creditworthiness.

» E-Mail This

…read more

Via: http://www.npr.org/2015/08/04/429219691/how-cellphone-usage-can-help-determine-a-person-s-credit-worthiness?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

About author

You might also like

International 0 Comments

Their Country In Turmoil, Some Greeks Now Lash Out At Each Other

By Joanna Kakissis As Greeks argue about how their troubled country should reform, the debate has often turned personal and nationalistic. Some people are even accusing each other of treason.

International 0 Comments

Above The Law, A Militia Threatens To Push Burundi To The Brink

By Gregory Warner They like to cast themselves as Boy Scouts, but dress as police and often resort to violence to quell dissent in the run-up to a controversial election.

International 0 Comments

In Yemen, Agony Continues As Civilians ‘Bear The Brunt’

By NPR Staff An Amnesty International researcher provides a rare glimpse of life in Yemen, which the U.N. says is in the grip of a “massive humanitarian crisis.” Will a