Household Finance Research Seminar

IMAG1249With 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. 

Spring 2018 Speaker Calendar:

February 1, 2018: Lorenz KuengShopping for Lower Sales Tax Rates (view paper here)

February 8, 2018: Fenaba AddoRacial Disparities in Student Loan Debt and the Reproduction of Inequality (view paper here)

February 15, 2018: Anita Mukherjee, Medicaid and Long-Term Care: Do Eligibility Rules Impact Asset Holdings?

February 22, 2018: Dean CorbaeEmployer Credit Checks: Poverty Traps versus Matching Efficiency (view paper here)

March 1, 2018: Mary Hamman, Free to Choose: Suboptimal Decision Making in Health Plan Choices (view paper here)

March 8, 2018: Corina MommaertsOptimal Time Spans for Health Insurance Deductibles

March 15, 2018: Sarada, Entrepreneurship and the American Dream: How far Does the Upward Mobility Ladder Reach? (view paper here)

April 5, 2018: Andra Ghent, Intergenerational Linkages in Household Credit

April 19, 2018: Melody Harvey, Impact of Financial Education Mandates on Younger Consumers’ Use of Alternative Financial Services

April 26, 2018: Neale MahoneyHow Do Individuals Repay Their Debt?
The Balance-Matching Heuristic∗

May 3, 2018: Jordan van RijnGender Differences in Credit Union Risk Management and Performance

View Past Seminar Speakers