Webinar: Choice Architecture and Ethical Behavior

Webinar - BYU Provo, 84604 Global
Thu, Nov 21, 2019, 10:00 AM (MST)

About this event

Webinar will be at 10:00 a.m. MST

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 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 U.S. and has influenced pension reform legislation both in the U.S. 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 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).

Speaker

When

Thursday, Nov 21
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (MST)

Where

Webinar
BYU Provo84604

Organizers

  • Elizabeth Andrews

    Elizabeth Andrews

    Andrews Investments

    Founder

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  • Gina Pomar

    Gina Pomar

    BYU Management Society

    Associate Executive Director

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  • Anais Corral

    Anais Corral

    BYU Management Society

    Program Assistant & Chapter Liaison

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  • Caroline Storm

    Caroline Storm

    BYU Management Society

    Program Assistant

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  • Hailey Smedley

    Hailey Smedley

    Program Assistant

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