In his role as Chief Economist at Ripple, Bob Chakravorti participated on a high-level virtual panel to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and financial inclusion sponsored by CAREC and Astana International Finance Center.
Professors Santiago Carbo Valverde and Francisco Rodriguez Fernandez, members of Chakra Advisors’ Advisory Board, and Bob are advising the World Bank Group. They are part of a team of consultants studying how incentives impact the adoption and usage of digital payments by micro, small, and medium retailers around the world...
Bob presented a paper on crypto tokens and discussed a finance paper at the World Finance and Banking Symposium in New Delhi, India in December 2019. The conference was attended by financial faculty and professionals from around the world.
Bob gave three lectures at the National Institute of Bank Management in Pune, India in December 2019. He taught students on cryptocurrency, the current state of FinTech, and micro, small and medium enterprise lending and FinTech. The lectures were attended by finance professionals from various parts of India.