CEPR European Conference on Household Finance

CEPR Network on Household Finance

CEPR European Conference on Household Finance

Alghero, Sardinia,
TFI Event: 5 October 2017
Main Conference: 6-7 October 2017

  • TFI Event
  • CEPR Household Finance Network PhD Prize Winner, October 2017
  • Programme and Papers
  • Logistical Information
  • Conference Map
  • List of Participants
  • Travel Reimbursement Guidelines (for funded participants only)
  • Expense Claim Form (for funded participants only)

    The CEPR Network on Household Finance, the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance, Università di Napoli Federico II, and the Swedish House of Finance, with the partial support of the Think Forward Initiative (TFI), as well as further support from Copenhagen Business School, HEC Paris, and OEE, organised the 2017 CEPR European Conference on Household Finance. The objective was to present state-of-the-art empirical and theoretical research on household financial behavior and on how it is influenced by other choices, government policies, and the overall economic environment.

    The best student paper was awarded the CEPR Network Prize on Household Finance, sponsored by TFI. Papers were solicited in the following areas:

    • Asset allocation and debt behavior over the life cycle

    • Financing retirement and the demographic transition

    • Consumer indebtedness, financial distress, and default decisions

    • Behavioral approaches to household finance

    • Financial literacy and financial education programs

    • Trust, subjective expectations, pessimism, and financial decisions

    • International comparisons of household finances using micro-data

    • Financial advice and investors’ and borrowers’ protection

    • Financial innovation and household finances

    • Households liquidity and risk management

    Programme Committee
    Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School and CEPR), Laurent E. Calvet (EDHEC Paris, CFS, and CEPR), Joao Cocco (London Business School, CFS, and CEPR), Mariacristina DeNardi (UCL, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, CEPR, IFS, and NBER), Francisco Gomes (London Business School, CFS, and CEPR), Luigi Guiso (EIEF and CEPR), Michael Haliassos (Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR) , Tullio Jappelli (University of Naples Federico II, CSEF and CEPR), Matti Keloharju (Aalto University and CEPR), Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University and NBER), Alex Michaelides (Imperial College and CEPR), Giovanna Nicodano (University of Turin), Monica Paiella (University of Naples Parthenope), Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore), Tarun Ramadorai (Imperial Business School and CEPR), Antoinette Schoar (MIT and NBER), Paolo Sodini (Stockholm School of Economics and SHoF), Stijn van Nieuwerburgh (NYU, NBER, and CEPR), Stephen Zeldes (Columbia University and NBER).

    Local Organisers
    Luigi Guiso (Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance and CEPR)
    Tullio Jappelli (Università di Napoli Federico II, CSEF, and CEPR)

    Conference Venue
    The workshop was held at Hotel El Faro, Alghero, Sardinia.