Tayamika Kamwanja

Tayamika Kamwanja is a Lecturer at the University of Malawi, Department of Economics. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate Degree in Economics at University of Leicester, United Kingdom, She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Economics obtained from the University of Malawi, under the Collaborative Masters Program by the African Economic Research Consortium.

Her research interests are in Applied micro and macroeconometrics, with main focus on development related areas. Currently, her doctoral research is focused on Financial Inclusion, with a particular focus on the welfare impacts of the different financial inclusion initiatives being implemented around the world, and household finance and digital access. 

Tayamika is currently involved in two projects; looking at the impact of mobile money training on entrepreneurial and financial behaviors of VSLA members in Malawi, and another that examines the nutritional impact of farm input subsidies in Malawi.

Fields of specialization

Impacts of government programs


Title Country Themes
Can Mobile Money Induce Entrepreneurial and Financial Behaviors of Members of Village Savings and Loan Associations in Rural Southern Malawi? Malawi Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion


Miss Tayamika Kamwanja
University of Malawi
Chancellor College

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