Navjot Sangwan

Dr Navjot Sangwan PhD, MSc, BA (Hons)

Lecturer in Economics

Key details

Dr Navjot Sangwan

Lecturer in Economics

Navjot Sangwan joined the University of Greenwich in 2019 as a Lecturer in Economics. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Durham University, an MSc in Economics from the University of East Anglia and a BA (Hons) in Economics from Delhi University. Previously, he worked as a researcher at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. His work has also been published in World Development, Project Syndicate, The Guardian, The Korea Herald and Developing Economics.

Research / Scholarly interests

Navjot Sangwan is interested in research on microfinance, poverty reduction, women's empowerment, the economics of discrimination, education, health, social inequalities and impact evaluations.

Recent publications


Saha, B., & Sangwan, N. (2019). Credit where credit's due: The enabling effects of empowerment in Indian microfinance. World Development122, 537-551.

Work in Progress:

Sangwan, N. (2019). 3000 Years of Discrimination and Counting: How Caste Still Matters in Indian credit sector? University of Greenwich Business School, London.

Sangwan, N. (2019). Make Microfinance Great Again: Does Flexibility in Repayments Affect Entrepreneurial Behaviour in North India? University of Greenwich Business School, London.

Sangwan, N. (2019). The Impact of Business Training on Female Microfinance Clients: Evidence from a Mixed-Method. Evaluation in Rural North India. University of Greenwich Business School, London.