Specialty Conference


CEPR European Conference on Household Finance, 6-8 October 2021
CEPR-TFI Event: Digital Assets, 7 October 2021

The CEPR Network on Household Finance, NUS Business School and NUS Institute of Real Estate and Urban Studies with the support of the Think Forward Initiative (TFI), Swedish House of Finance, EDHEC and Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER) are organising the 2021 CEPR European Conference on Household Finance that will take place completely virtually in the form of online webinars. The objective is to present state-of-the-art empirical and theoretical research on household financial behaviour and on how it is influenced by other choices, government policies, and the overall economic environment.

In addition to the three-day online webinars taking place on 6-8 October 2021, the CEPR-TFI online webinar event on “Digital Assets” organised by Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore), will take place on 7 October 2021 at 3pm-5pm CET.

Following a brief introduction by Sumit Agarwal, each panel member will present for about 10 minutes, after which Sumit Agarwal will moderate a discussion. There will be an opportunity for the audience to submit questions to the panel. 

Confirmed Panellists

  • Bernard Yeung, President of Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research
  • David Lee, Professor at National University of Singapore and Chairman of the Global Fintech Institute
  • Melvyn Low, Head of Global Transaction Banking at Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Banking and Finance 
  • Pulak Ghosh, Professor at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Programme Committee

Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore), Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School and CEPR), Laurent E. Calvet (EDHEC Paris, CFS, and CEPR), Joao Cocco (London Business School, CFS, and CEPR), Russell Cooper (European University Institute), Stephen Dimmock (National University of Singapore), Francisco Gomes (London Business School and CEPR), Luigi Guiso (EIEF and CEPR), Michael Haliassos (Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR), Tullio Jappelli (University of Naples Federico II, CSEF and CEPR), Matti Keloharju (Aalto University and CEPR), Alex Michaelides (Imperial College and CEPR), Giovanna Nicodano (Università di Torino, ECGI and Netspar), Monica Paiella (University of Naples Parthenope and CEPR), Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore), Sing Tien Foo (National University of Singapore), Paolo Sodini (Stockholm School of Economics, SHoF, and CEPR), Raman Uppal (EDHEC and CEPR)

Local Organisers

Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore), Cristian Badarinza (National University of Singapore and CEPR), Sing Tien Foo (National University of Singapore) and Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore)

Conference & Registration

The conference will take place online via Zoom webinars. 
CEPR Household Finance Network: https://cepr.org/content/cepr-network-household-finance
Think Forward Initiative: https://www.thinkforwardinitiative.com/

To register for CEPR European Conference on Household Finance 2021, please visit https://cepr.org/5799/programme
To register for CEPR-TFI Online Webinar: Digital Assets, please visit https://cepr.org/cepr-tfi-online-webinar-digital-assets