Behavioral Finance Conference

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Bindu Ananth

Bindu Ananth is the Co-Founder and Chair at Dvara Trust
Bindu is the co-founder and Chair of Dvara Trust. She was Board Chair of Northern Arc Capital from 2009 – 2018. Prior to this, Bindu worked in ICICI Bank’s microfinance team between 2001 and 2005 and was head of the new product development team…

Karen Andres

Director of Policy & Market Solutions at The Aspen Institute Financial Security Program
As the Director of Policy and Market Solutions and Project Director of the Retirement Savings Initiative at the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program, Karen works to advance promising solutions to American families’ most pressing financial…

Pawan Bakhshi

India Lead, Financial Services for the Poor
Pawan Bakhshi is a Senior Program Officer (Financial Services for the Poor) at the India Country Office of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to joining BMGF, he worked with MicroSave, Bharti Airtel and SingTel in the area of mobile commerce…

Mehrsa Baradaran

Professor of Law
Mehrsa Baradaran is a professor of law at UCI Law. Previously, she was the Robert Cotten Alston Chair in Corporate Law and Associate Dean for strategic initiatives with a focus on diversity and inclusion efforts and national and international…

Phyllis Borzi

Former Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor
As head of the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) in the U.S. Department of Labor, Phyllis C. Borzi not only oversees issues related to pensions and retirement plans, but also will help enforce part of the health care reform law as it…

Andrew Caplin

Silver Professor of Economics at New York University
New York University Appointments: Silver Professor of Economics Co-Director of The Center for Experimental Social Science Deputy Director of The Institute for the Study of Decision Making External Appointments: Director of…

James Choi

Professor of Finance
Professor Choi’s research spans behavioral finance, behavioral economics, household finance, capital markets, health economics, and sociology. His work on automatic enrollment has led to changes in pension plan design around the world. In other…

Shawn Cole

John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration
Shawn Cole is a professor in the Finance Unit at Harvard Business School, where he teaches and conducts research on financial services, social enterprise, and impact investing. Much of his research examines corporate and household finance in…

Katy Davis

Managing Director at ideas42
Katy Davis is a Managing Director at ideas42, where she oversees the US consumer finance portfolio and related areas. Katy has more than 10 years of experience working across public and private sectors in economic development, finance, and behavioral…

Diana Farell

President and CEO
I am the founding President and CEO of the JPMorgan Chase Institute. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Institute is to help policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders use better facts, real-time data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter,…

Claire Hill

James L. Krusemark Chair in Law at the University of Minnesota Law School
Professor Claire A. Hill joined the Law School faculty in 2006 after a year as a visiting professor. She teaches corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, and a seminar in law and economics. She is the founding director of the Law School’s…

Mary Ellen Iskenderian

President & CEO of Women's World Banking
Mary Ellen Iskenderian is President and CEO of Women’s World Banking, the global nonprofit devoted to giving low-income women in the developing world access to the financial tools and resources they require to achieve security and prosperity. She…

Joyce Klein

Director of Business Ownership Initiative, Economic Opportunities Program
Joyce Klein is the director of the Business Ownership Initiative, which advances business ownership as an economic opportunity strategy. Ms. Klein assumed the leadership of BOI (formerly FIELD) in 2012, after working as a senior consultant since the…

Jeroen Nieboer

Technical Specialist, Behavioural Economics and Data Science Unit
Jeroen Nieboer is a behavioural economist specialising in consumer financial decision-making and choice under risk. He obtained his PhD from the University of Nottingham, where he used experimental methods to study risk-taking in groups. He…

Antoinette Schoar

Stewart C. Myers-Horn Family Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship
Antoinette Schoar is Stewart C. Myers-Horn Family Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from the University of…

Eldar Shafir

Class of 1987 Professor Behavioral Science and Public Policy
Eldar Shafir's main areas of research include reasoning, judgment, and decision-making, and issues related to behavioral economics, with an emphasis on descriptive studies and policy implications of decisions made under conflict and uncertainty,…

Robert Shiller

Sterling Professor of Economics
Robert J. Shiller is Sterling Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University, and Professor of Finance and Fellow at the International Center for Finance, Yale School of Management. He…

Steve Wendel

Head of Behavioral Science for Morningstar
Steve Wendel is head of behavioral science for Morningstar, where he leads a team of behavioral scientists and practitioners who conduct original research to help people invest and manage their money more…

2017 Behavioral Finance Symposium

Economics met law, finance, public policy, and psychology in this two-day symposium, co-hosted with ideas42. Through keynotes, interdisciplinary panel discussions, and interactive audience experiments, participants learned how government units and...

Behavioral Finance Symposium Summary Paper

May 6, 2018
Michael S. Barr, Annabel Jouard, Andrew Norwich, Josh Wright, Katy Davis
On September 14-15, 2017, the University of Michigan’s Center on Finance, Law, and Policy and behavioral science research and design lab ideas42 brought together influential leaders from academia, government, nonprofits, and the financial sector for...