With over 30 faculty affiliates across departments at UW-Madison, as well as more than 30 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 in Rm 1199 of Nancy Nicholas Hall from 3:45-5pm for this multi-disciplinary exploration of household finance research.
The 2018 series will kick off with Lorenz Kueng, Assistant Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He will present from his paper: Shopping for Lower Sales Tax Rates (view paper here).
This half day workshop hosted by The Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison explored the potential for Financial Technology to address the needs of underserved consumers. The event was held in Nancy Nicholas Hall in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Panelists from financial technology companies, researchers and practitioners contributed to a lively conversation followed by a key note speaker and reception. Attendees of the event included Affiliates and Fellows of the Center for Financial Security, students, local business leaders, and community stakeholders from the region.
Date: February 11, 2016
Description: Madison-based international expert on financial inclusion, Dave Grace, discussed the role of community based financial institutions in promoting financial security, inclusion and share prosperity and answer questions from researchers and students on the state of international financial development and financial security.
Date: December 3, 2015
Description: Stephanie Moulton, CFS Research Fellow, presented “How House Price Dynamics and Credit Constraints Affect the Equity Extraction of Senior Homeowners”