Title: Delivering financial services through mobile phone technology: a pilot study on impact of mobile money service on micro-entrepreneurs in rural Cambodia
Authors: John Vong; Jeff Fang; Song Insu
Addresses: Faculty of Law, Business and Creativity Arts, James Cook University, 600, Upper Thomson Road, 574421 Singapore ' College of Business/School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia ' Faculty of Law, Business and Creativity Arts, James Cook University, 600, Upper Thomson Road, 574421 Singapore
Abstract: Mobile technologies are powering up economic and social development in developing countries. This pilot study aims to generate a set of preliminary results that will contribute to advancing research on the impact of mobile money services on microenterprises and micro-entrepreneurs. The location of the study is set in rural Cambodia.
Keywords: mobile money; m-money; mobile payments; m-payments; mobile banking; m-banking; microenterprises; microfinance; Cambodia; rural development; entrepreneurship; financial services; mobile phones; cell phones.
International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management, 2012 Vol.6 No.2, pp.177 - 186
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