IGIDR field workshop in household finance


24th February, 2018
Seanza Conference Hall, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai

The field workshop aims to bring together experts in a field to discuss research ideas and policy relevant questions, dedicating time for discussion and presentation that is larger than presentation at the typical research conference. The audience for these workshops includes academics, participants from the domestic and international legal and financial industry, policy makers from the local government as well as regulators.

The tentative agenda for the workshop follows:


09:00 - 09:45 Registration, Coffee and Tea
09:45 - 10:00 Welcome address
Susan Thomas, IGIDR
10:00 - 11:00 Simulating Pension Income Scenarios with penCalc: An Illustration for India's National Pension System
Renuka Sane, NIPFP and William Price, World Bank
11:00 - 12:00 A Tale of Two Balance Sheets: Analysing changes in Indian households balance sheets over a decade
Asmita Chatterjee, Nishanth Kumar and Vaishnavi Prathap, Dvara Research
12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 - 14:00 Indian Household Finance: Debt and Insurance
Vimal Balasubramaniam, University of Warwick
14:00 - 15:00 Panel discussion: Intermediaries for better financial access
15:00 - 15:15 Summing up
Susan Thomas, IGIDR