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SI 2015 Household Finance Meeting

Brigitte C. Madrian and Stephen P. Zeldes, Organizers

July 17-18, 2015

Royal Sonesta Hotel
University BC Room
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard
Cambridge, Massachusetts



Friday, July 17

8:30 am

Coffee and pastries

9:00 am

Manuel Adelino, Duke University
Antoinette Schoar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Felipe Severino, Dartmouth College
Loan Originations and Defaults in the Mortgage Crisis: The Role of the Middle Class

Discussant: Paul S. Willen, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and NBER

10:00 am


10:30 am

Marco Di Maggio, Columbia University
Amir Kermani, University of California at Berkeley
Sanket A. Korgaonkar, University of California at Berkeley
Deregulation, Competition and the Race to the Bottom

Discussant: Gregor Matvos, University of Chicago and NBER

11:30 am

Matthew J. Botsch, Bowdoin College
Ulrike Malmendier, University of California at Berkeley and NBER
The Welfare Consequences of Inflation Experiences -- Evidence from Residential Mortgage Contracts

Discussant: Jonathan Parker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER

12:30 pm


1:30 pm

Santosh Anagol, University of Pennsylvania
Vimal Balasubramaniam, University of Oxford
Tarun Ramadorai, University of Oxford
The Effects of Experience on Investor Behavior: Evidence from India's IPO Lotteries

Discussant: Jonathan Reuter, Boston College and NBER

2:30 pm

Joseph S. Briggs, New York Univeristy
David Cesarini, New York University
Erik Lindqvist, Stockholm School of Economics
Robert ֳtling, Stockholm University
Wealth and Stock Market Participation: Estimating the Causal Effect from Swedish Lotteries

Discussant: Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, University of California at Berkeley and NBER

3:30 pm


3:45 pm

Will S. Dobbie, Princeton University and NBER
Jae Song, Social Security Administration
The Impact of Loan Modifications on Repayment, Bankruptcy, and Labor Supply: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

Discussant: Tal Gross, Columbia University and NBER

4:45 pm

Scott Schuh, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Consumer Payments Survey Redesign  (background paper)

5:30 pm


6:30 pm

Dinner at Bambara Restaurant at the Hotel Marlowe

Saturday, July 18

8:00 am

Coffee and pastries

8:30 am

Jane Dokko, Brookings Institution
Geng Li, Federal Reserve Board
Jessica Hayes, Federal Reserve Board
Credit Scores and Committed Relationships

Discussant: Meta Brown, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

9:30 am

Andrew Hertzberg, Columbia University
Andres Liberman, New York University
Daniel Paravisini, London School of Economics
Adverse Selection on Maturity: Evidence from On-line Consumer Credit

Discussant: Adair Morse, University of California at Berkeley and NBER

10:30 am


11:00 am

Sumit Agarwal, National University of Singapore
Souphala Chomsisengphet, Department of the Treasury
Neale Mahoney, University of Chicago and NBER
Johannes C. Stroebel, New York University and NBER
Do Banks Pass Through Credit Expansions? The Marginal Profitability of Consumer Lending During the Great Recession

Discussant: Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University

12:00 noon


1:00 pm

Jeffrey R. Brown, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Alessandro Previtero, University of Western Ontario
Procrastination, Present-Biased Preferences, and Financial Behaviors

Discussant: James J. Choi, Yale University and NBER

2:00 pm

J. Anthony Cookson, University of Colorado
When Saving is Gambling

Discussant: Charles Sprenger, University of California at San Diego

3:00 pm