Can mobile technology be a catalyst for inclusive growth?
- February 26, 2015
- Bill Maurer, anthropology professor and social sciences dean, is featured in The Guardian Feb. 26, 2015
From The Guardian:
In a world with more mobile devices than people, portable technology has the potential to transform lives. Mobile access to the internet is helping to power social and economic mobility all over the world. As experts in mobile communications convene in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress from 2 March, using mobile as a tool for inclusive growth will be high on the agenda. Ahead of the event we are holding an online discussion to explore practical ways to tackle existing barriers and share great ideas from around the world. -Bill Maurer, dean of social sciences and director of the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion, University of California, Irvine
For the full story, please visit http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2015/feb/09/mobile-technology-catalyst-inclusive-growth-livechat#comment-48121962.