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Nitin Sumangali

Nitin Sumangali

Nitin Sumangali
Senior Analyst, Global Insights

Nitin Sumangali is a Senior Analyst in the Global Insights group of MasterCard Worldwide. He is responsible for analyzing MasterCard and third-party research to support the development of market, consumer, and financial insights that can strengthen the performance of MasterCard and its customers worldwide. Mr. Sumangali is based in Purchase, N.Y. and can be reached at

Recent Posts

The Cashless Horizon: Not Just For Nordics Anymore

I’ve written about the spate of media of late that talk about countries, usually in Europe, proposing eliminating cash top down. They might cause an observer to wonder if these reasons are really only effective for this club of relatively well-off European economies—until you read about the efforts to go cashless in Bangladesh. Meanwhile, in
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Safety and Security Infographic Series 2: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

A few weeks ago, the Global Insights team published the first in a series of infographics about consumer attitudes towards security in eCommerce. More specifically, the series is about how consumers feel about the security of their personal information when shopping. The first infographic revealed that for many consumers around the world, the safety of their personal information is
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Das Bargeldsverbot, or, Ban Cash: A German Proposal

While the term “cashless society” is bandied about globally with some freedom, European countries appear to be on the leading edge when it comes to inching this idea into reality. I’ve written about countries like Sweden reporting that their cash usage is dropping to about 10 to 15 percent of transactions. This weekend, the German
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Economic Inclusion: Global Insights at the World Economic Forum – Latin America 15

Earlier today, Global Insights’ Ted Iacobuzio premiered the findings of our latest work The Connectors Project at the World Economic Forum Latin America meeting in Cancun. Also on the panel were Carlos Montaño from MasterCard and Rosario Perez, President and CEO of Pro Mujer, a Latin American Women’s Development Organization. They discussed the report’s findings about how
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The Connectors Project: Tweet Chat with Global Insights’ Ted Iacobuzio

The Connectors Project site showcases the results of in-depth personal interviews and more than 500 online surveys collected across Egypt, India, Indonesia and Mexico. It shares the real stories of people living and working in these countries, and by providing photos and videos of their economic life, delivers powerful access to the journeys of inclusion
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