More than half the world’s population live in cities. By 2050, 70% of the world’s people will be urban dwellers. With payments at the heart of a city’s economic activity and success, the efficient handling of funds will become increasingly important. Digitizing payments permits greater convenience for citizens and tourists and greater transparency for government. It enables cities to better deploy resources and gain data-driven insights that lead to more effective city planning. Learn more in the white paper linked below from Council Lead Partner MasterCard.