How to Measure Access to Cash? Methodology and Evidence from France
  • David Bounie
  • , Abel François
  • , Ivan Shchapov
  • and Davi Marim
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We present a methodology to measure access to cash using granular geo-spatial data. Inspired by the existing measures used in other fields, we propose a distance-weighted index of access that accounts for the volume of cash access points in a given area. We apply this methodology to French data at a municipality level and describe the properties of the index. Finally, we offer avenues for further research by elaborating on the municipalities' characteristics that exhibit correlation with the access index.
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Institut Louis Bachelier - Fondation du risque
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Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques
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