Associate Professor
Indian Statistical Institute

Mudit Kapoor is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in New Delhi, India. Professor Mudit Kapoor’s recent publications include “From microfinance to m-Finance” with Jonathan Morduch (Professor at NYU) and Shamika Ravi (Professor at ISB) in Innovations (an MIT press journal). Professor Kapoor is presently working on indigenous financial institution – the Chit Fund industry in India. This is a joint work with Professor Antoinette Schoar (Sloan School, MIT) that examines the role of chit funds as financial service providers to Micro/Small enterprises. His research on chit funds is supported by a USD 1.7 million grant from The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation. He is also working with Professor Shamika Ravi to study the consumption and savings behaviour of low-income households. His most recent working paper is Elasticity of Intertemporal Substitution in Consumption: Empirical Evidence from a Natural Experiment.

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