Sole Martinez Peria is Assistant Director of the IMF Research Department. A former Research Manager at the World Bank, Sole played an active role in collecting cross-country data and kick-starting the Bank’s research on financial inclusion. In this interview, she talks with Sophia Chen about inclusion-what it means for economic research and for the economics profession.
SOPHIA C : Inclusion is a truly multidimensional topic. Understandinginclusion requires thinking that crosses the traditional boundary between different fields. This kind of