Northern Arc Foundation–Dvara Trust Field Workshop on Household Finance


17th July, 2021

Agenda


15:50 - 16:00 Opening Remarks by Renuka Sane, NIPFP
16:00 - 17:00 Enhancing Longevity Awareness to Improve Retirement Security
Abigail Hurwitz and Orly Sade, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Olivia S. Mitchell , University of Pennsylvania [presentation]
Discussant: Indradeep Ghosh, Dvara Research
Moderator: Renuka Sane
17:00 - 18:00
Panel: Constructing financial inclusion indexes
Presentations: A Demand Side Approach to Measuring Financial Inclusion: Going Beyond Bank Account Ownership, Misha Sharma, Dvara Research
Constructing a financial inclusion index using Principal Components Analysis, Mithila Sarah, NIPFP
What do financial inclusion indexes measure? Geetika Palta, xKDR Forum
Discussion: Kshama Fernandes, Northern Arc Capital
Mandira Sarma, JNU
Susan Thomas, xKDR Forum and JGU (Moderator)
18:05 - 19:05 Financial Media as a Money Doctor: Evidence from Refinancing Decisions [presentation] [video]
Lin Hu, Kun Li and Phong T. H. Ngo, Australian National University and Denis Sosyura, Arizona State University
Discussant: Shashwat Alok, ISB [presentation]
Moderator: Susan Thomas
19:05 - 19:15 Closing remarks, Susan Thomas