There is an opportunity to provide technical support for a Zimbabwean study.

Researchers with prior experience in conducting statistical data analysis for the financial sector are urged to respond to this request for expressions of interest (EOI) by 22 May 2017.

The study
i2i is in the process of developing new frameworks aimed at measuring the use of financial services beyond mere uptake. As part of the process of piloting these measurement frameworks, i2i is partnering with a service provider and credit bureau in Zimbabwe to conduct a study aimed at testing the frameworks and determining the drivers of specific credit usage dimensions in Zimbabwe.

Who should apply?
i2i requires the services of experienced researchers to provide technical support and to co-author documentation as part of the i2i library of publications on the measurement of financial inclusion.

Researchers who are interested in participating as service providers to this study need to demonstrate a track record of conducting advanced financial inclusion or credit risk-related research and publishing in credible academic journals. Applicants must have demonstrable experience in conducting rigorous statistical analysis on survey and/or similar bureau data.

Please read the EOI document for additional information on requirements.

Expressions of interest must be submitted by 22 May 2017, and the study is scheduled to be undertaken between June and the end of August 2017.

If you have read the EOI document but have additional questions, please email