Day 1
7th June 2021 Monday
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16:00 to 16:10

Welcome remarks Mr. Samir Shah, Executive Vice-chair and Group President and Managing Trustee, Dvara Trust
Theme: Portfolios of Migrant Households

16:15 to 16:45

Research Presentation: Exploring household financial decision-making through a migration lensLEAD at Krea University

16:45 to 17:15

Research Presentation: Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Preferences for Household Portfolio, Social Security and Risk Mitigation Strategies for Low-income Migrant Households and Their Response to Unconditional Cash TransfersGrameen Foundation India

17:15 to 17:30

Reflections on the theme of portfolios of migrant households Timothy Ogden

 

17:30 to 17:45

Q&A

 

17:45 to 18:00

Break

Keynote Session

18:00 to 18:45

Opening keynote sessionProf. Jonathan Morduch, New York University

18:45 to 19:00

Q&A

Day 2
8th June 2021 Tuesday
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16:00 to 16:05

Opening comments and recap from Day 1
Theme: Household Portfolios

16:05 to 16:35

Research Presentation: Understanding gold as an asset class in IndiaNIPFP and IIT-Delhi

16:35 to 17:05

Research Presentation: Household portfolio choice and healthcare-seeking behavior – an empirical analysis focusing on women in their reproductive Age (15-49 years) in IndiaFlame University

17:05 to 17:35

Research Presentation: Socio-economic determinants of household investment portfolio in IndiaSharda University and BITS Pilani

17:35 to 17:50

Q & A

17:50 to 18:00

Break

18:00 to 18:45

In conversation with Vimal Balasubramaniam and Monika Halan on the theme of household portfoliosMs. Monika Halan, Personal finance writer, speaker and author
Prof. Vimal Balasubramaniam, Queen Mary University of London

18:45 to 19:00

Q & A

Day 3
9th June 2021 Wednesday
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16:00 to 16:45

Expert talk on migrants and the COVID-19 pandemicProf. Chinmay Tumbe, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

16:45 to 17:00

Q & A

17:00 to 17:15

Break

17:15 to 18:30

Panel Discussion: Innovations in household finance ModeratorDeepti George, Deputy Executive Director and Head of Strategy, Dvara Research PanellistsRajeev Yadav, MD & CEO, Fincare Small Finance Bank Venkatesh N, MD, Samasta Microfinance RM. Vishakha, MD & CEO, IndiaFirst Life Insurance Bhavesh Jain, Chief Revenue Officer, TransUnion CIBIL

18:30 to 19:00

Expert talk on finance for the new to credit segment
Day 4
10th June 2021 Thursday
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16:00 to 16:05

Opening comments and recap
Theme: Gender Differences in Intra - Household Finance

16:05 to 16:35

Research Presentation: From person to situation: understanding and testing household level financial behavior using a behavioral design approachBusara Center for Behavioral Economics

Theme: Savings by Urban Low-income Households

16:35 to 17:05

Research Presentation: Urban low-income households' savings: understanding issues and challenges in Indian contextBITS Pilani, HYD

 

17:05 to 17:15

Q & A

 

17:15 to 18:00

In conversation with Misha Sharma and Anita Srinivasan to reflect on the theme of intra-household finance and household savings Ms. Misha Sharma, Research Manager, Dvara Research
Ms. Anita Srinivasan, Product Manager, Kaleidofin

 

18:00 to 18:15

Break

Theme: Crop Insurance

18:15 to 18:45

Research Presentation: Development of Farmers Distress IndexICAR

18:45 to 19:00

Q & A

Day 5
11th June 2021 Friday
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16:00 to 16:05

Opening comments and recap
Theme: Applied Data Science in Household Finance Research

16:05 to 16:35

Research Presentation: Event history analysis of household finance dataIIIT - Bangalore

16:35 to 17:05

Research Presentation: Income distribution and inequality in India (2014-19)
Nishanth Kumar, Head of Social Protection Initiative and Research Analytics, Dvara Research

17:05 to 17:25

Reflections on the theme of applied data science in household finance researchDr. Nandan Sudarsanam, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Mr. Ramkumar Ratnam, Business Head - Tamil Nadu, Dvara KGFS

17:25 to 17:35

Q & A

 

17:35 to 17:45

Break

Keynote Session

17:45 to 18:30

Closing keynote sessionProf. Tarun Ramadorai, Imperial College London

18:30 to 18:45

Q & A

18:45 to 19:00

Summing up and future research directionsDr. Indradeep Ghosh, Executive Director, Dvara Research

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