Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics

When: Monday, March 29, 2021 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Where: Virtual

Description:

Dr. Brigitte Madrian (Brigham Young University) will present the Sixth Annual Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics, titled "Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public Policy".


Dr. Madrian is the Dean and Marriott Distinguished Professor in the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business where she has a joint appointment in the Department of Finance and the George W. Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics. Her current research focuses on behavioral economics and household finance, with a particular focus on household saving and investment behavior. Her work in this area has impacted the design of employer-sponsored savings plans in the U.S. and has influenced pension reform legislation both in the U.S. and abroad. She also uses the lens of behavioral economics to understand health behaviors and improve health outcomes.


This is a virtual event via zoom. Registration is required. Please submit the registration form

For more information about the Volcker Lecture, please visit the Volcker Lecture website or contact Katrina Fiacchi at kfiacchi@syr.edu.


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