Enrichetta Ravina

Senior Economist at Federal Reserve Bank Of Chicago, Bertil Danielsson Visiting Professor at Swedish House Of Finance

Enrichetta Ravina is a Visiting Associate Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Her research interests include Behavioral Finance, Consumption and Credit Markets, Private Wealth Management, and Corporate Finance. Professor Ravina’s current research examines individual portfolio and investment decisions in 401(k) plans, their determinants and the way they are affected by government policy, firm characteristics and individual demographics. Her prior work has examined the financial decisions of high net worth U.S. households and their interactions with their wealth managers; investors’ preferences and decision making; the consumption, borrowing decisions, credit card usage, and stock market investments of U.S. households; and the effect of appearance, persuasion and personal characteristics on the terms of financial transactions. She received a Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University and B.A. in Economics and Business from University of Torino.