Household Finance Research Seminar: Thursdays from 3:45-4:45pm

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Spring 2020 Speaker Calendar

As of 3/26/20 all HHF Seminars will be held virtually for the remainder of the Spring ’20 semester. See login information below. Click the Calendar icon to download the iCal for this series.

January 30: Sara Stith, SNAP-Related Work Requirements and Disability Claiming

February 6: Madelaine L’EsperanceDisability and Wealth: Exploring the Liquid Asset Trajectories of SSI and SSDI Applicants

February 13: SSA RDRC Focal Area Meeting

February 20: Anita Mukherjee, Lost and Found: Claiming Behavior in Abandoned Retirement Accounts

February 27: Yulya Truskinovsky, Caregiving and Labor Force Participation: New Evidence from the American Time Use Survey

March 5: Erik Hembre, Local Variation in Housing Assistance Programs and SSI Takeup by People with Disabilities

March 12: Melody Harvey, Do Standardized Testing Requirements Enhance Mandate Effectiveness?

March 26: Katie Jajtner,


April 9: Adibah Abdulhadi, The Effects of Prescription Opioids on Labor Market Outcomes and SSDI


April 23: Jordan van Rijn,  The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Recession & its Impact on Credit Unions

April 30: Leafia Ye, Rethinking the Foreign-born Longevity Advantage: U.S. Immigrants’ Experience of Poverty in Later Life

May 7: Stephanie Rennane, Employer Incentives in Return to Work Programs

May 14: HHF Cancelled. Consider attending Pandemic Financial Policies: Actions and Consequences, a discussion of COVID-19 financial and economic policies and the short- and long-term implications, hosted by MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy and the MIT Sloan School of Management. Registration required.

May 21: Carly Urban, Understanding Differences in Financial Well-being Based on Educational Attainment and Gender
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