Fintech: Financial Inclusion or Exclusion

October 11, 2022


Type Lecture
Intended for General public / Enrolled students / Applying students / International students / Alumni / Companies / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff
Date(s) October 13, 2022 16:30 — 17:30
Location Hongo Area Campus
Venue Seminar Room D, International Academic Research Building
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method Advance registration required
Please register from the below link.
Registration Period October 7, 2022 — October 13, 2022
GraSPP Research Seminar—Economic Policy, Finance & Development Series

Fintech: Financial Inclusion or Exclusion

“Is Fintech always inclusive?  We look into whether certain groups are unintentionally left behind by digitalization.”

Date and time: Thursday, October 13, 2022 | 16:30-17:30 (JST)
Venue: Seminar Room D, International Academic Research Building
Language: English

Speaker: Ms. Yoke Wang Tok, Senior Economist, IMF-Singapore Regional Training Institute

Moderator: Prof. Toshiro Nishizawa

About the speaker:
Yoke Wang has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of economics, financial stability, international relations, training and curriculum development, and technical assistance. She has a wide network of central banking contacts in the Asia-Pacific region. 
Yoke Wang’s professional positions include Principal Economist at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (1992-2010), Senior Advisor to the South-East Asian Voting Group Executive Director, IMF Board (2007-09), Program Director at Toronto Centre (2011-14), and Director, Central Bank and Public Policy, World Gold Council (2014-15) before joining IMF-Singapore Regional Training Institute.
Yoke Wang has a Bachelor of Social Science (First Class Honors) from the National University of Singapore and an MPhil in Economics (Distinction) from the University of Cambridge.
For information:
Tok, Yoke Wang, and Heng Dyna, “Fintech: Financial Inclusion or Exclusion,”
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