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Ishita Sen

  • Programme: PhD in Finance

Ishita Sen is a PhD candidate in Finance at the London Business School. Her research interests lie in the areas of financial intermediation, corporate finance, and in the financial economics of insurance markets. Ishita’s current research focuses on understanding the impact of regulatory and accounting frameworks on risk management decisions of financial institutions and the potential implications of these decisions for systemic risk and product market outcomes.

Ishita completed a master’s degree in Economics at the Delhi School of Economics, and worked in the finance industry in various roles before obtaining an MSc in Finance from the London Business School. Since 2015, she is a PhD research intern at the Bank of England’s Prudential Policy Directorate. Ishita is also a recipient of the Macro Financial Modelling fellowship from the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago.

Research interests

  • Financial Intermediation

  • Insurance Markets

  • Corporate Finance