Northern Arc Foundation-Dvara Trust Field Workshop on Household Finance

27th June, 2020


16:00 - 16:05 Opening Remarks
Kshama Fernandes, Northern Arc Capital
16:05 – 17:05 Financial Inclusion and Alternate Credit Scoring for the Millennials: Role of Big Data and Machine Learning in Fintech
Sumit Agarwal, National University of Singapore, Shashwat Alok, Indian School of Business, Pulak Ghosh, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Sudip Gupta, Fordham University
Discussant: Tanika Chakraborty, IIM, Kolkatta
Moderator : Indradeep Ghosh, Dvara Research
17:05 – 18:05 The Effect of Lifespan Expectations on Financial Decisions: Evidence from Mass Shootings and Natural Disaster Experiences
Vimal Balasubramaniam, Queen Mary University of London
Discussant: Bikramaditya Datta, IIT, Kanpur
Moderator : Anjali Sharma, FRG
18:05 – 19:05 Basis Risk in Index Insurance: Lower TailDependence and the Demand for WeatherInsurance
Digvijay S. Negi, IGIDR and Bharat Ramaswami, Ashoka University
Discussant: Renuka Sane, NIPFP
Moderator : Sourish Das, CMI
19:05 – 19:15 Summing up
Susan Thomas, IGIDR