2018 Conference Details

Conference on Household Finance

May 4, 2018
NYU Stern School of Business
44 W 4th Street
New York, New York
Organizers:  Johannes Stroebel, NYU Stern School of Business
 Anthony Lynch, NYU Stern School of Busines
8:00-8:40 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:40-9:20 Anthony DeFusco, Kellogg School of Management
"No Job, No Money, No Refi: Frictions to Refinancing in a Recession"
9:20-10:00 Peter Ganong, University of Chicago  
"The Effect of Debt on Default and Consumption: Evidence from Housing Policy in the Great Recession"
10:00-10:30 Refreshment Break
10;30-11:10 Marco di Maggio, Harvard Business School
"Fintech Borrowers: Under-served or Over-leveraged?"
11:10-11:50 Theresa Kuchler, NYU Stern School of Business
"Peer Effects in Product Adoption"
11:50-12:10 Refreshment Break
12:10-12:50 Adam Guren, Boston University
"Housing Wealth Effects: The Long View"
12:50-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:20 Job Candidate Session I (Talks 20mins, 5 min Q&A)
  Ankit Kalda, Washington University in St. Louis     
"Peer Financial Distress and Household Leverage: Evidence from 30 Million Individuals"
  Adam Jorring, University of Chicago
"The Costs of Financial Mistakes: Evidence from U.S. Consumers"
2:20-2:45 Refreshment Break
2:45-4:00 Job Candidate Session II (Talks 20mins, 5 min Q&A)
  W. Ben McCartney, Duke University  
"Household Financial Distress and Voter Participation"
  Scott Nelson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology    
"Private Information and Price Regulation in the US Credit Card Market
  Emil Verner, Princeton University   
"Household Debt Revaluation and the Real Economy: Evidence from a Foreign Currency Debt Crisis"
4:00-4:20 Refreshment Break
4:20-5:00 Natalie Cox, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research   
"Are Student Borrowers Credit Constrained or Behavioral? Evidence from the Expansion of Federal Loan Limits"
5:00-5:40 David Matsa, Kellogg School of Management    
"Locked in by Leverage: Job Search during the Housing Crisis"
Attendance is free of charge but places are strictly limited and so registration is required.


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