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. 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.
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Fall 2019 Speaker Calendar
All seminars will be held in Room 1199 of Nancy Nicholas Hall
September 19: Melody Harvey, National Poverty Fellow, presents about financial education
September 26: Amanda Bosky, CFS RDRC Postdoc Fellow, presents about early predictors of economic insecurity at midlife
October 3: Chenyuan Liu, PhD Student in Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance, presents about health insurance plan design
October 10: Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, presents about social poverty
October 17: Ngoc Dao, CFS RDRC Postdoc Fellow, presents Catchup Provision – Saving for Retirement
October 24: Megan Bea, Assistant Professor of Consumer Science, presenting “Policy to Protect Financially Vulnerable Populations: A Look at the Military Lending Act”
October 31: Corina Mommaerts, Assistant Professor in Economics presents on her current research funded through the SSA RDRC
November 7: No HHF Seminar
November 14: Yiwei Zhang, Assistant Professor of Consumer Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents “How Consumers Budget”
November 21: Jordan van Rijn, Senior Economist for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and Associate Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, & Kangli Li present about credit Union Concentration & Household
December 5: Amrita Kulka, fifth year Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison