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InstEAD Workshop: Household Finance

Date - Thursday, 1st June 2017 (All Day)


InstEAD (Institute for Economic Analysis of Decision-making) workshop on Household Finance.

Date & time: Thursday 1 June, 9am-4.45pm
Venue: The Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS), University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP

The area of household finance has received an increased amount of attention over the past two decades and has been high on both policy and research agendas since the financial crisis, where the financial vulnerability of many households was exposed.  The workshop will aim to foster debate relating to a range of topics relating to household finance, including, for example, household portfolio allocation, debt accumulation and financial literacy.

We are grateful to the Royal Economic Society for supporting this event.

The Keynote Speakers include:

Joao F. Cocco, a Professor of Finance at London Business School, a Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a fellow of the Centre for Financial Studies, and a Research Fellow of Netspar, the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement.

Michael Haliassos, holds the Chair of Macroeconomics and Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt. He is Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and Founding Director of the CEPR Network on Household Finance and International Research Fellow of NETSPAR (The Netherlands).

Registration is required for this event and places are limited.

To register your attendance and view the full programme please visit:
http://instead.group.shef.ac.uk/events/household-finance/

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