Bhagwan Chowdhry Professor of Finance at UCLA Anderson School & co-founder

Bhagwan Chowdhry is a Professor of Finance at UCLA Anderson School. He received his Ph.D. in 1989 from the University of Chicago Booth School. He also has an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Iowa and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology. Professor Chowdhry has recently proposed a Financial Access at Birth (FAB) initiative in which every child born in the world is given an initial deposit of $100 in an online bank account to guarantee that everyone in the world will have access to financial services in a few decades. You can read about the initiative at

You can follow him on twitter at @bhagwanUCLA

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