Lore Vandewalle

Lore Vandewalle is an assistant professor of economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, and one of the members of the recently created Centre for Finance and Development. She is also a part-time senior researcher at the University of Oslo. She is a development economist, specialised in microfinance and financial inclusion in India.

Content by Lore Vandewalle
  • Project

    The short-term effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on rural communities and self help group members

    India has imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in the world and it is important to understand whether existing and new welfare schemes are being implemented effectively enough to provide support to households that lose their livelihoods, especially in rural areas. This project uses remote data collection to improve our general understanding of how households are coping...

    17 Jul 2020 | Ashwini Deshpande, Joshua Merfield, Vijayendra Rao, Kritika Saxena, Lore Vandewalle