Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Financial Sector Seminar Series

Monthly Seminar Series on
India’s Financial Sector

As part of its ‘Financial Sector Research Programme’, ICRIER launched a monthly seminar series on India ’s Financial Sector in October 2006.  The objectives of the seminar series is three fold:

  • to encourage the exchange of ideas across a wide range of financial sector issues
  • to facilitate interaction between policy makers, industry representatives and the academic community working in the field of financial sector in India
  • to disseminate current findings of research on financial sector issues in India

The seminar generally takes place on the second Tuesday of every month, subject to the availability of the speaker.  Several eminent personalities working in Indian finance have delivered seminars in the seminar series.  

Financial Sector Seminar Series 2006-07

Date Speaker Title
September 18, 2007
Jaimini Bhagwati ,  Additional Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India
Mumbai – an International Financial Centre
August 07, 2007
Venkataraman Bharatwaj, Risk Head, Commercial banking, Citibank.
SME Financing: Challenges and Opportunities
July 10, 2007
Martin Bohl, Professor and Head of the Chair of Monetary Economics, Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster, Germany
Do Central Banks React to the Stock Market?
June 5, 2007
Rajas Parchure,Professor of Economics and Finance, National Insurance Academy, Pune
Post Liberalization Trends in Indian Life Insurance Market
May 1, 2007
Meena Chaturvedi,Executive Director, PFRDA
Pension Reform Initiative in India
April 3, 2007
M. S. Sriram,Professor, IIM Ahmedabad
Financial Flows of the Rural Poor: A Study in Dungarpur District, Rajasthan
March 6, 2007
Susan Thomas, Assistant Professor, IGIDR, Mumbai
Agricultural Commodities Derivatives Market in India
February 6, 2007
K. P. Krishnan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
Anti Money Laundering Regime in India
January 9, 2007
Jayanth R. Varma,Professor, IIM, Ahmedabad
Risk Management at Indian Exchanges: Going Beyond Value at Risk
December 5, 2006
Dilip M. Nachane, Senior Professor, IGIDR, Mumbai
Basel II : A Critical Appraisal from an Indian Perspective
November 14, 2006
S. L. Shetty, Director, EPW Research Foundation, Mumbai
Policy Responses to the Failure of Formal Banking Institutions to Expand Credit Delivery for Agriculture and Non-Farm Informal Sectors: The Ground Reality and Tasks Ahead
October 3,
Ajay Shah, Former Consultant, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India
Indian stock market volatility


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