CEPR European Conference on Household Finance 2021 - Programme

 

CEPR European Conference on Household Finance 2021

Online
6-8 October 2021

*All timings are in CEST

 

CEPR European Conference on Household Finance 2021

Wednesday 6 October 2021

15:00-15:05

Opening Remarks

Michael Haliassos, Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR

Session 1

Chair:  Francisco Gomes, London Business School and CEPR

15:05-15:45

Efficiency in Household Decision Making: Evidence from the Retirement Savings of US Couples

Taha Choukhmane, MIT (with Lucas Goodman and Cormac O’Dea)

Discussant: Alberto Rossi, Georgetown University

15:45-16:25

Bank Presence and Health - Presentation Slides

Kim Fe Cramer, Columbia University

Discussant: Emily Breza, Harvard University

Chair: Martin Kanz, World Bank and CEPR

16:25-17:05

Can Partial Commitment Increase Pension Contribution? A Field Experiment in Sri Lanka

Changcheng Song, Singapore Management University

Discussant: Sean Higgins, Northwestern University

17:05-17:45

Ex-Post Loss Sharing in Consumer Financial Markets

Alexandru Barbu, London Business School

Discussant: Abhiroop Mukherjee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

CEPR-TFI Online Webinar – Digital Assets
Thursday 7 October 2021

15:00-17:00 CEPR-TFI Online Webinar – Digital Assets organised by Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore)

  • Welcome: Michael Haliassos (Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR) and Stefan van Woelderen (ING)
  • Opening Remarks: Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore) Michael Haliassos (Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR) and Stefan van Woelderen (ING)

Speakers:

  • Bernard Yeung, President of Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research - Presentation Slides
  • David Lee, Professor at National University of Singapore and Chairman of the Global Fintech Institute Presentation Slides
  • Melvyn Low, Head of Global Transaction Banking at Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Banking and Finance
  • Pulak Ghosh, Professor at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Panel Discussion

Chair: Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore)

CEPR European Conference on Household Finance 2021

Thursday 7 October 2021

Session 2

Chair: Michael Haliassos, Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR

17:00-17:40

Competition and Selection in Credit Markets - Presentation Slides

Anthony Zhang, University of Chicago (with Constantine Yannelis)

Discussant: Nicola Pavanini, Tilburg University and CEPR

17:40-18:20

The Demand for Long-Term Mortgage Contracts and the Role of Collateral

Lu LiuImperial College

Discussant: Matteo Benetton, Universify of California, Berkeley

18:20-19:00

Breaking the Commitment Device: The Effect of Home Equity Withdrawal on Consumption, Saving, and Welfare - Presentation Slides

Patrick Moran, University of Copenhagen (with Agnes Kovacs)

Discussant: Asaf Bernstein, University of Colorado

CEPR European Conference on Household Finance 2021

Friday 8 October 2021

13:30-14:30

Network Steering Committee Meeting

Session 3

Chair: Paolo Sodini, Stockholm School of Economics, SHoF, and CEPR

15:00-15:40

Household Debt and Mental Health - Presentation Slides

Asger Lau Andersen, University of Copenhgaen (with Rajkamal Iyer, Niels Johannesen and Mia Jørgensen and Jose Luis Peydro)

Discussant: Shashwat Alok, Indian School of Business

15:40-16:20

Wealth Inequality: Opportunity or Unfairness?

Yigitcan Karabulut, Frankfurt School and CEPR (with Michael Haliassos and Thomas Jansson)

Discussant: Tianyue Ruan, National University of Singapore

Chair: Sing Tien Foo, NUS

16:20-17:00

A Tale of Two Bailouts: Effects of TARP and PPP on Subprime Consumer Debt

Raluca Roman, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (with Allen N. Berger and Onesime Epouhe)

Discussant: Jose Ignacio Cuesta, Stanford

17:00-17:40

Insuring Labor Income Shocks: The Role of the Dynasty - Presentation Slides

Luigi Pistaferri, Stanford University and CEPR (with Andreas Fagereng, Luigi Guiso and Marius A. K. Ring)

Discussant: Alex Michaelides, Imperial College and CEPR

17:40-18:00

Award of PhD Student Prize, Announcements, and Closing Remarks

Michael Haliassos, Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR and Sumit Agarwal, National University of Singapore

 

Note: For each 40 min slot, presenters have 20 mins to present their paper. A total of 10 mins are allocated to the discussants and 5-10 mins for general discussion.

 

Programme Committee
Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore), Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School and CEPR), Laurent E. Calvet (EDHEC Paris, CFS, and CEPR), Joao Cocco (London Business School, CFS, and CEPR), Russell Cooper (European University Institute), Stephen Dimmock (National University of Singapore), Francisco Gomes (London Business School 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), Alex Michaelides (Imperial College and CEPR), Giovanna Nicodano (Università di Torino, ECGI and Netspar), Monica Paiella (University of Naples Parthenope and CEPR), Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore), Sing Tien Foo (National University of Singapore), Paolo Sodini (Stockholm School of Economics, SHoF, and CEPR), Raman Uppal (EDHEC and CEPR).

Local Organisers
Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore), Cristian Badarinza (National University of Singapore and CEPR), Sing Tien Foo (National University of Singapore) and Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore).

start_date: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 14:00
end_date: 
Friday, October 8, 2021
meeting date: 
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 to Friday, October 8, 2021