Dean Brigitte Madrian: "State of BYU Marriott"

Jun 24, 2020, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Join us for a webinar, Wednesday, June 24 at 11:00am MDT to hear from Brigitte Madrian, Dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.

About this event

Join us Wednesday, June 24 at 11:00 a.m. MDT to learn from Brigitte Madrian, Dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business, how the school has adjusted to COVID-19 and to review this year’s strategic initiatives.

If time allows, we will hold a Q&A at the end. This will be a live only event, so you won't want to miss it!


The BYU Management Society's mission is to "Grow Moral and Ethical Leadership Around the World."

Membership events and resources are geared towards BYU Marriott Alumni; however, it is not required to have attended BYU to become a member. If you support the mission, join one of our 80+ global chapters near you!

About Dean Brigitte Madrian

Brigitte C. Madrian is the Dean and Marriott Distinguished Professor in the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business where she has a joint appointment in the Department of Finance and the George W. Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics. Before coming to BYU, she was on the faculty at the Harvard Kennedy School (2006-2018), the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School (2003-2006), the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (1995-2003), and the Harvard University Economics Department (1993-1995). She is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and served as co-director of the NBER Household Finance working group from 2010-2018.

Dr. Madrian’s current research focuses on behavioral economics and household finance, with a particular focus on household saving and investment behavior. Her work in this area has impacted the design of employer-sponsored savings plans in the United States and has influenced pension reform legislation both in the United States and abroad. She also uses the lens of behavioral economics to understand health behaviors and improve health outcomes.

Dr. Madrian received her Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and studied economics as an undergraduate at Brigham Young University. She is a recipient of the Skandia Research Prize for outstanding research on “Long-Term Savings” with relevance for banking, insurance, and financial services (2019), the Retirement Income Industry Association Achievement in Applied Retirement Research Award (2015) and a three-time recipient of the TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award for Scholarly Research on Lifelong Financial Security (2002, 2011 and 2017).


  • Brigitte Madrian

    BYU Marriott School of Business



  • Gina Pomar

    BYU Management Society

    Associate Executive Director

  • Manzi Musinguzi

    Program Assistant

  • Savannah Williams

    Program Assistant

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