Enrolment 2017

Research Projects

Research Projects

ASKI Global Limited has been awarded plenty of opportunities to partner with prestigious organisations in implementing research studies that look into how financial inclusion and entrepreneurship activities have an impact towards the migrant worker communities.

Completed Research

The Effect of Remittance Related Finance Education on Financial Inclusion: A Singapore-Indonesia Corridor Case Study

Researchers: VISA Singapore, Singapore Management University & Foundation for Development Cooperation

Highlights:

  1. Attending Financial Education classes has a positive effect on the Indonesians in terms of savings.
  2. Financial Literacy for the families is higher after attending the back-to-back training, at 82%.

This research study is now available for download here:
The Effect of Remittance Related Financial Education on Financial Inclusion: A Singapore-Indonesia Corridor Case Study (Rashmi Barua and Shawn Hunter, 2013)


Implementing Researches

Financial Education vs. Access to Finance in Transnational Households

Researchers: University of Michigan & Singapore Management University

Objective: To compare the impact of Financial Education with that of access to financial products and services as well as measure the complementaries between the two.

Methodology: Randomized Control Technique using 1,200 Filipino transnational households.

The Effect of Entrepreneurship Training and Access to Microfinance: Evidence from Transnational Households in the Philippines

Researchers: Singapore Management University & Asian Development Bank

Objective: To contrast the impact of Basic Entrepreneurship training with the impact of providing access to formal microfinance.

Methodology: Randomized Control Technique using 700 Filipino migrant workers