The retail banking sector is undergoing a profound transformation, as big data becomes available and is increasingly used to customize and shape retail banking services. Big data is also becoming increasing necessary to conduct monetary policy, financial stability and insure adequate financial consumer protection. On May 7th, we had a webinar where we touched and discussed these issues with leading experts from the academic, policy and professional world.
The CEPR Network on Household Finance and Swedish House of Finance are organising the Fifth European Household Finance Workshop on 7-9 May 2020 with the support of the Think Forward Initiative (TFI) and EIEF. The objective of this workshop is to host presentations and foster interaction between Senior and Junior Researchers working in the area of household finance.
17:30-19:00 CEPR-TFI Event – Household Welfare: Do We Need Big Data?
- Welcome: Mark Cliffe, Global Head of the New Horizons Hub (ING Group)
- Opening Remarks: Paolo Sodini (Stockholm School of Economics and SHoF)
- John Campbell, Professor (Harvard University)
- Martin Flodén, Deputy Governor (Riksbank)
- Shiler Khedri, Global Head of Data and Technology at ING Analytics (ING)
- Gianluca Violante, Professor (Princeton University)
Chair: Karolina Ekholm, Professor (Stockholm University and CEPR)
The event last about one hour and a half, with one hour dedicated to the speakers presentations and half hour to a moderated panel discussion.