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Northern Arc Foundation–Dvara Trust Field Workshop on Household Finance

The agenda for the workshop is as follows:

When
17 Jul 2021
Where
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Agenda
15:50 - 16:00

Opening Remarks by Renuka SaneNIPFP

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

Discussant: Indradeep Ghosh, Dvara Research

Moderator: Renuka Sane

17:00 - 18:00

PanelConstructing 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

Lin Hu, Kun Li and Phong T. H. Ngo, Australian National University and Denis Sosyura, Arizona State University

Discussant: Shashwat Alok, ISB 

Moderator: Susan Thomas

19:05 - 19:15

Closing remarks, Susan Thomas