Household Finance Research Seminar Resumes September 17th, held weekly on Thursdays from 3:45-4:45pm

All Fall 2020 HHF Seminars will be held virtually. Click HERE for Zoom link and meeting invitation.

With over 50 faculty affiliates across departments at UW-Madison, as well as more than 50 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 Thursday of the academic year for a virtual seminar from 3:45-4:45 pm for this multi-disciplinary exploration of household finance research.

Fall 2020 Speaker Calendar

September 17: Christiana Stoddard, Montana State University, Determinants of the Use of Supplemental Security Income by American Indian and Alaska Natives

September 24: Kangli Li, University of Wisconsin-Madison, The Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns and Stimulus Payments on Spending of U.S. Lower-income Consumers

October 1: Luisa Blanco, Pepperdine University, Mind your money: A community-based randomized controlled trial of a mobile financial capability intervention among Hispanics (read project description here)

October 8: Susan Carter, Westpoint, Financially Fit? Comparing the credit records of young service members and civilians

October 15: Justin Gallagher, Montana State University, Weathering an Unexpected Financial Shock: The Role of Cash Grants on Household Finance and Business Survival

October 22: Jialan Wang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Topic Title TBD

October 29: Ngoc Dao, University of Wisconsin-Madison, State Retirement Income Tax Break

November 5: Jordan van Rijn & Andres Shahidinejad, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Credit Unions & Market Competition

November 12: Lydia Ashton, University of Wisconsin-Madison, User-generated Content on SSDI Application Process

November 19: Crystal C. Hall, University of Washington, Applied Behavioral Science and Financial Decision Making: New Approaches and Insights

December 3: Melody Harvey, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Who Recalls High School Personal Finance?

View Past Seminar Speakers