Type: Public event

Financial Risk, Assets, and Poverty

Date & Time

Apr 3, 2009, 9:00 am-3:15 pm EDT

Location

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall Fisher Classroom, Room 1220 Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Please RSVP to attend this workshop by emailing npcinfo@umich.edu, indicating whether you will attend breakfast and/or lunch.

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April 3, 2009
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
Fisher Classroom, Room 1220

 

9 AM - 9:45 AM
 
Continental Breakfast


 
9:45 AM - 10 AM
 
Opening Remarks, Introductions
Michael Barr, University of Michigan


 
10 AM - 11 AM
 
Testing Long-term Impacts of Individual Development Accounts and Asset Building on Social and Economic Well-being
Michal Grinstein‐Weiss, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; William Gale, The Brookings Institution; William Rohe, Center for Urban and Regional Studies; and Michael Sherraden, Washington University, Center for Social Development

Discussant: Jeffrey Smith, University of Michigan


 
11 AM - 12 PM
 
Financial Literacy, Cognitive Biases and Payday Lending
Adair Morse, University of Chicago and Marianne Bertrand, University of Chicago

Discussant: John P. Caskey, Swarthmore College


 
12 PM - 1 PM
 
Lunch


 
1 PM - 2 PM
 
Testing Strategies to Increase Saving and Retention in Individual Development Account Programs
Cäzilia Loibl, The Ohio State University; and Emily Haisley, and George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University

Discussant: Jane Dokko, Federal Reserve Board


 
2 PM - 3 PM
 
A Proposal to Examine the Effect of Relaxed Welfare Asset Rules on Auto Ownership, Employment and Welfare Rolls: A Longitudinal Analysis
Lorien Rice, Mills College and Cynthia Bansak, St. Lawrence University

Discussant: Jim Sullivan, Notre Dame University


 
3 PM - 3:15 PM
 
Concluding Remarks
Rebecca Blank, The Brookings Institution


 

 

 


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