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Making affordable housing a reality in cities

This report provides the World Economic Forum's perspective on the ongoing discussion about how best to ensure affordable homes.
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Pay it forward: LaterPay, a German payment infrastructure company, offers micropayments with a twist

Munich-based business, LaterPay, offers publishers and news consumers micropayments or IOU-for-the-Internet with a twist - readers only actually pay once they hit a total of 5 euros worth of reading. LaterPay keeps track of what you're reading, and takes a 15-25% cut (depending on volume...
Report

A little help goes a long way: measuring the impact of the StepUP Loan program

This report argues that thousands of low income Australians are one step closer to financial inclusion and less likely to borrow from fringe lenders after they’ve received a StepUP Loan. Based on survey data, the report shows 73.6 per cent of respondents experienced a positive...