Northern Arc Foundation-Dvara Trust Field Workshop on Household Finance

The agenda for the workshop is as follows:

June 27, 2020
16:00 - 16:05

Opening Remarks

Kshama FernandesNorthern 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