Arnaud NATAL

Ph.D. Student

University of Bordeaux, France
  arnaud.natal AT ifpindia DOT org


Arnaud Natal is a Ph.D. candidate in development economics at the University of Bordeaux and is affiliated to BSE (UMR CNRS 6060).
He is under the supervision of Éric Rougier (BSE) and Jalil Nordman (IRD).
He is currently affiliated to IFP to document and manage the data of the Observatory of Rural Dynamics and Inequalities (ODRIIS).


His research seeks to highlight, first, the link between individual indebtedness, personality traits and cognitive skills.
Secondly, using econometric tools, he works on household indebtedness, poverty and inequality.
His study area is in rural Tamil Nadu.


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Other Publications

Guérin, I., Michiels, S., Natal, A., Nordman, C. J., &Venkatasubramanian, G. (2022).Surviving debt, survival debt in times of lockdown. Economic & Political Weekly, 57(1), 41–49.