Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Ishita Sen

PhD Candidate
London Business School
2017 MFM Fellow
Ishita Sen is a PhD candidate in Finance at the London Business School. Her research interests lie in the areas of financial intermediation, asset pricing, and in the financial economics of insurance markets.
Her current research focuses on understanding the determinants of hedging behavior 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 has worked as a PhD research intern at the Bank of England’s Prudential Policy Directorate.