Vijendran Thangavel

Vijendran Thangavel is an economist at Nathan Associates with seven years of experience working in financial inclusion, impact evaluation, and litigation economics. He has experience in econometric analysis using survey data, transaction data, and time series data for economic analysis. Mr. Thangavel specializes in quantitative and qualitative economic analysis aimed at evaluating income and expenditure, agriculture commercialization, and financial behavior of smallholder farmer households. He has global experience working in financial inclusion with development agencies such as CGAP, the World Bank, DFID, Mercy Corps, and Mastercard Foundation.

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High-Saving Youth in Smallholder Households: An Untapped Market

Financial service providers can leverage the strong savings habits of youth in smallholder families and their access to mobile phones to develop digital products that better meet their needs and aspirations.