Thank you to Workshop presenters, discussants, chairs, and attendees for your participation at the Exploring New Frontiers in Financial Capability Research for Vulnerable Populations Workshop. Presentations are available online.
Exploring New Frontiers in Financial Capability for Vulnerable Populations Workshop
June 5-6, 2012 – Madison, WI
Presented through funding from the Social Security Administration Financial Literacy Research Consortium.
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Papers and presentations are available online.
Exploring New Frontiers in Financial Capability Research for Vulnerable Populations
Pre-Conference Graduate Student Symposium
Monday, June 4, 2012 • 1:30 – 4:45pm
8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building
1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI
Please join us for the Center for Financial Security’s Graduate Student Symposium and Paper Competition. The Symposium is open; come and go as your schedule permits.
1:30-3:00pm – Panel 1: Mortgage Default and Bankruptcy
Estimating a Single Agent Dynamic Choice Model for Household Mortgage Default and Prepayment Decisions
Chao Ma, Department of Economics, Ohio State University
Why and When Does Default Occur: A Structural Estimation of Mortgage Default in the Presence of Default Costs and Trigger Events
Erik Hembre, Department of Economics, UW-Madison
Recency of Immigration and Filing for Bankruptcy in the United States: Is Health a Mediating Factor?
Paul Creswell, Department of Population Health Sciences, UW-Madison
Discussant: Morris Davis, Associate Professor, Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, Wisconsin School of Business
3:15-4:45pm – Panel 2: Correlates of Financial Well-Being
Household Debt and Adult Depression
Laura Cuesta, School of Social Work, UW-Madison
The Links between Early-Life Factors and Personality Traits and Late-Life Financial Self-Awareness in the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study
Yung-ting Su, Department of Consumer Science, UW-Madison
Social Security Payments to the Unbanked
Drew M. Anderson, Department of Economics, UW-Madison
Discussant: Diana Elliot, Research Manager, Economic Mobility Project, Pew Charitable Trusts
Registration is now open for the Exploring New Frontiers in Financial Capability Research for Vulnerable Populations Workshop taking place in Madison, WI, June 5-6, 2012.
The workshop is presented with support from the Social Security Administration Financial Literacy Research Consortium.
Pre Conference: Graduate Student Symposium
June 4, 2012 1:30–5:00
Students will be invited to present at the symposium following a competitive selection process. Abstracts are due to Leah Gjertson (firstname.lastname@example.org) by April 6th. The top paper will receive a monetary award and be recognized during the conference. Posters for submitted papers will be displayed during the CFS conference. For more information contact Leah Gjertson.