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.
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.
2023 Fall Series
Presenter: Deniz Aydın (Washington University in St. Louis)
Paper: Forbearance vs. Interest Rates: Experimental Tests of Liquidity and Strategic Default Triggers
More information about future sessions to be shared soon.