As part of training of Indian senior bankers, the National Institute of Bank Management located in Pune, India, invited Bob Chakravorti to teach three courses. This course is on the FinTech financing options of MSMEs.
In this presentation, Bob Chakravorti discusses the challenges in SME lending in the Middle East and Central Asia. He focuses on the potential of FinTechs to reduce lending frictions and increase financing in the region.
Bob Chakravorti was a guest lecture in Heather Russell's graduate law FinTech Program at Boston University Law School. Bob discussed the potential roles for cryptocurrencies and blockchains in finance.
In his lecture as part of a broader course on Effective Oversight of Payment and Settlement Systems: Maintaining Financial Plumbing edited by Charles Kahn, Chakravorti describes the underlying economics of retail payments including substitution of payment instruments, regulation of them, and underlying incentives to use them. He looks at specific...