Vincent Somville is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of NHH Norwegian School of Economics. He is a development economist with two main overlapping research agendas, one in health and the other in finance and entrepreneurship. In the past, Vincent has been working mostly on savings, credit and insurance groups in Benin, and poverty in Nepal.
He got his Phd from Namur-Louvain in Belgium and he also worked as an expert in economic analysis and health policies to the Belgian Government and as a lecturer at the Louvain School of Management. He is also an Associated Senior Researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
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