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CAFRAL and World Bank Conference on “State Intervention in the Financial Sector”

Research Event, Policy and Regulation
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 to Thursday, February 27, 2020
Mumbai
Academic researchers in economics, finance, and related areas. Economists at policy making institutions, financial institutions, and regulatory organizations. Bankers and Central Bankers

CAFRAL and the World Bank are jointly hosting a conference on “State Intervention in the Financial Sector” in Mumbai, India.

The conference will feature academic presentations on topics such as banking, bank-firm relationships and outcomes, credit allocation, and issues specific to the South Asian region. It will also include special lectures on the topic by prominent speakers and an expert policy panel.

If you wish to attend the conference, please register using the form below. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.  We will accept registrations until the conference capacity is reached.


Conference Agenda

Presentation / Reading Material

Banking the Unbanked: What do 255 Million New Bank Accounts Reveal about Financial Access? By Pulak Ghosh, Professor, Decision Sciences, IIM Bangalore
Government Subsidies, Credit Allocation and the Investment Cycle By Jay Surti, IMF
Discussant: Government Subsidies, Credit Allocation and the Investment Cycle By Kaushalendra Kishore, CAFRAL
Credit Insurance, Bailout and Systemic Risk By Kaushalendra Kishore, CAFRAL
Discussant: Credit Insurance, Bailout and Systemic Risk By Gautham Udupa, CAFRAL
The $5tn goal: Importance of the banking sector By K V Subramanian Chief Economic Adviser Government of India
Are more productive banks always better? By Rajeswari Sengupta, IGIDR
Discussant: Are more productive banks always better?” By Marius Vismantas, World Bank
State-Owned Commercial Banks In South Asia: The Hidden Cost Of Distress By Martin Melecky, World Bank
Discussant: State-Owned versus Private Banks in South Asia: Financial Resilience and Real Costs of Distress By Sanket Mohapatra, IIM Ahmedabad
Borrowing From Government Owned Banks and Firm’s Distress Risk By Ankitkumar Kariya, IIM Bangalore
Discussant: Borrowing From Government Owned Banks & Firm‘s Liquidation Risk By Prasanna Tantri, ISB
Public Banks in South Asia – A preview of the next South Asia Economic Focus By Robert Beyer, World Bank
Non-Performing Loans in Bangladesh’s Banking Sector: What Has State Intervention Achieved? By Syed Yusuf Saadat, Centre for Policy Dialogue
Discussant: NPLs in Bangladesh's Banking Sector - What has State Intervention Achieved? By Sonalika Sinha, Reserve Bank oh India
Do Banking Regulations Affect the Competitiveness of Sri Lankan Banks by Limiting Cross-Ownership? By Ratnavadivel Thirucumaran, Central Bank of Srilanka
Discussant: Do Banking Regulations Affect the Competitiveness of Srilankan Banks by Limiting Cross-Ownership? By Pushpa Trivedi, IIT Bombay
Distortion in Credit Availability in India’s Lead Bank Scheme: A Transaction CostsBased Approach By Samarth Gupta, NCAER
Discussant: Distortion in Credit Availability in India’s Lead Bank Scheme: A Transaction Costs Based Approach By Bikramaditya Datta, IIT Kanpur
Unearthing Zombies By S K Ritadhi, Reserve Bank of India
Discussant: Unearthing Zombies By Renuka Sane, NIPFP
Bank Ownership and Margins of Trade: Evidence from a Firm-bank Matched Dataset By Pavel Chakraborty, Lancaster University
Address N/A Timing 09:00 AM

Photo Gallery

  • Anand Srinivasan, CAFRAL
  • Hans Timmer, South Asia Chief Economist, World Bank
  • Ajit Ranade, Chief Economist, Aditya Birla Group
  • Urvi Neelakantan, CAFRAL
  • Pulak Ghosh, Professor, Decision Sciences, IIM Bangalore
  • Jay Surti, RBI & IMF
  • Kaushalendra Kishore, CAFRAL
  • Gautham Udupa, CAFRAL
  • Group Photo
  • Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India
  • Rajeswari Sengupta, IGIDR
  • Nirupama Kulkarni, CAFRAL
  • Martin Melecky, World Bank
  • Sanket Mohapatra, IIM Ahmedabad
  • Ankitkumar Kariya, IIM Bangalore
  • Prasanna Tantri, ISB
  • Urvi Neelakantan, CAFRAL
  • Robert Beyer, World Bank
  • Conference Participants
  • Conference Participants
  • Syed Yusuf Saadat, Centre for Policy Dialogue
  • Conference Participants
  • Conference Participants
  • Sonalika Sinha, Reserve Bank of India
  • Ratnavadivel Thirucumaran, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Pushpa Trivedi, IIT Bombay
  • Hans Timmer, South Asia Chief Economist, World Bank
  • Samarth Gupta, NCAER
  • Bikramaditya Datta, IIT Kanpur
  • S K Ritadhi, Reserve Bank of India
  • Renuka Sane, NIPFP
  • Pavel Chakraborty, Lancaster University
  • Fahmida Khatun, Centre for Policy Dialogue
  • Chandan Sinha, CAFRAL
  • L:R-Anand Sinha, Prachi Mishra, Tamal Bandyopadhyay,  Arundhati Bhattacharya, Alfonso Garcia Mora and  Sajjid Chinoy,
  • Tamal Bandyopadhyay, Business Standard
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya, Former Chairman, State Bank of India
  • Sajjid Chinoy, Chief India Economist, JP Morgan
  • Alfonso Garcia Mora, Global Director for Finance, World Bank
  • Prachi Mishra, Chief India Economist, Goldman Sachs
  • Anand Sinha, Former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
  • Soumya Kanti Ghosh, Chief Economist, SBI
  • Anand Srinivasan, CAFRAL
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