Household Finance Research Seminar

With 50 faculty affiliates across departments at UW-Madison, as well as 45  fellows at other institutions throughout the nation, The Center for Financial Security is pleased to provide a platform for sharing some of the most exciting and innovative early stage research in the household finance realm.

Join us every Monday in Rm 1199 of Nancy Nicholas Hall from 4:00-5:15pm for this multi-disciplinary exploration of household finance research. Please note, for the 2018-2018 series we will be holding many of the seminars in the Wisconsin School of Business. Please check the schedule for accurate room description of

Researchers will present from such disciplines as consumer science, sociology, business, economics, finance, public policy and administration, marketing, risk and insurance, accounting, library sciences, public health, mass communications, engineering/computer science, social psychology and other fields. 

Fall 2018 Speaker Calendar:

September 10th – Arpit Gupta, Professor at NYU School Stern School of Business presents “Selection, Leverage, and Default in the Mortgage Market” (Held in Room 4349, Wisconsin School of Business, Grainger Hall, 975 University Ave.)

September 17th – Adam Hayes, CFA, MA in Economics, PhD candidate in Economic Sociology presents “The Active Construction of Passive Investors: Roboadvisors and Rational Investing”

October 1st – Emma Kahle Monahan, MSW, PhD Program in Social Welfare, School of Social Work, presents “To love my kids, to do the best I can”: The parenting experiences of mothers deflected from Milwaukee Child Protective Services”

October 8th – Financial Wellness Working Group Meeting

October 15th – Eirik Brandsaas, Ph.D. Student Finance and Economics, presents “Household Stock Market Participation: The Role of Homeownership”

October 22nd – Andrew Hanson, Professor Economics Department at Marquette University, presents “Does Differential Treatment Translate to Differential Outcomes for Minority
Borrowers? Evidence from Matching a Field Experiment to Loan-Level Data”

October 29th – Emilia Tjernström, Professor La Follette School of Public Affairs, presents “Nonlinear Pricing Complexity and Consumer Behavior”

November 5th – TBD

November 12th – Madelaine L’Esperance, Ph.D. Student Consumer Science

November 19th – Marissa Eckrote, Research Assistant at Michigan State University, presents “Does Working Longer Mean Waiting Longer? The Impact of Increases in Pensionable Age on Promotion of Younger Workers”

December 3rd – Sarada, Professor Wisconsin School of Business

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