NSE-IFMR Finance Foundation Conference
on Household Finance
Contact: nse_iff_conference [at] ifmr.co.in
The NSE-IFMR Finance Foundation (IFF) Financial Deepening & Household Finance Research Initiative is a collaborative research effort between the National Stock Exchange and IFMR Finance Foundation, that aims to support high-quality research on household finance that is informed by the current financial landscape including barriers to access, and aims to generate tangible policy and practice insights that contribute towards furthering financial outreach to low-income and excluded populations. The first round of research funding was awarded in November 2014 to five outstanding empirical studies and upon completion, NSE and IFMR Finance Foundation jointly hosted the Inaugural Conference at which each of these peer-reviewed papers were presented and discussed by an audience of researchers, practitioners and policy makers on the 14th and 15th of March, 2016 at Mumbai.
The Inaugural event of the NSE-IFMR Finance Foundation Conference was held on 14th March 2016, from 5 pm onwards. Mr. N. S. Vishwanathan, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India, delivered the inaugural keynote address on this occasion, which was followed by a unique panel discussion on the topic “From Insights to Scale: The Lifecycle of Innovations in Financial Inclusion”. March 15th was dedicated to the Paper presentations where the five research studies were presented by their respective authors.