Household Finance Seminars

CEPR Household Finance Seminar Series

The CEPR RPN on Household Finance launched a new online seminar series on Household Finance. The series is currently run by Matteo Benetton (UC Berkeley) and Michaela Pagel (Columbia University), meeting once a month on the second Friday on Zoom. This is structured like a regular seminar, with light-touch moderation and opportunities to ask questions during the presentation. Topics discussed include but are not limited to asset allocation and debt behaviour over the life cycle, financing retirement and the demographic transition, consumer indebtedness, financial distress, and default decisions, behavioural 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 legal protection of investors and borrowers, financial innovation and household finances, households liquidity and risk management, climate change, sustainability, and household finances.