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Skand Goel
Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi
Skand Goel did his Bachelor's in Economics from St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi and Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. He currently works as a research assistant at the Planning and Policy Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi and will begin a Ph.D. in Economics at New York University in Fall 2014.

Articles By Skand Goel
A unique, informal banking system of rickshaw drivers in cities
Posted On: 04 Jun 2014

Topics:   Urbanisation

Seasonal, rural migrants that drive rickshaws in cities have little or no access to formal financial institutions. Based on a survey of over 100 rickshaw drivers in Delhi, this article highlights a unique mechanism used by the drivers for remitting earnings to their families back in villages, obtaining short-term loans, and managing their savings.
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