Technology and Financial Services

Technology and Financial Services

Thursday, April 5, 2018

8:00 PM Arvind Panagariya, Columbia University. “Financial Technology, Inclusion, and Development: The Case of India.”

Friday, April 6, 2018

9:00 AM William Jack, Georgetown University, “Mobile Money: Gender and Poverty Impact.”

9:45 AM Jon Robinson, UC Santa Cruz and Co-Scientific Director, Digital Credit Observatory, “Mobile Money in Malawi.”

10:45 AM Xavier Gine, The World Bank. “Banking with Agents: Experimental Evidence from Senegal.”

11:30 AM Paul Niehaus, UC San Diego, “General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India.”

1:45 PM Liliana Rojas-Suarez, Center for Global Development, “Regulation for Improving Financial Inclusion.”

 2:30 PM Margaret Miller, The World Bank, “Fintech and Financial Development: Lessons from Around the World”

3:30 Dean Karlan, Northwestern University, “The Promise of Digital Finance.”