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- National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Center for Financial Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt (CFS); Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF); Sad Business School at the University of Oxford

Dates:September 21-22, 2012
Description:NBER-Oxford Sad-CFS-EIEF Conference on Household Finance
Location:Oxford, Sad Business School, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Subject:The objective of the conference is to bring together researchers from the U.S. and Europe who are working in the area of household finance. Topics: -International comparisons of household finances using micro-data - Household borrowing decisions, including decisions about debt in general and also specific types of credit, such as mortgages, credit cards, student loans, informal lending, peer to peer lending, etc. - Household saving and investing/portfolio-choice decisions, including both financial investments (ranging from short-term emergency savings to long-term retirement savings) and real investments (such as in housing and human capital) - Patterns of asset allocation and debt behavior over the life cycle - Household payment choices - Household consumption, spending, and budgeting - Consumer default and bankruptcy - Insurance and other forms of household risk management - The economics of household finance institutions/organizations - Financial innovations in household finance - Laws, regulations, and public policies about household finance - Financial skills, capabilities, and financial education programs - Financial advice and legal protection of individual investors and borrowers - Behavioral approaches to household finance - Trust, subjective expectations, pessimism, and financial decisions - Genetic traits, cognitive abilities and individual financial performance [gem_ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:D


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