Behavioral Finance and Saving: Determinants of Retirement Readiness

Behavioral Finance and Saving: Determinants of Retirement Readiness

November 3, 2017
New York
by invitation only

The TIAA Institute and the University of Pennsylvania's Pension Research Council co-hosted a Fellows Symposium on November 3 in New York City. Entitled Behavioral Finance and Saving: Determinants of Retirement Readiness, the symposium marked the next stage of the their Behavioral Finance Initiative, with presentations of preliminary research findings on how common behavioral factors and biases affect retirement planning and financial decisions.

Research speakers and presentations:

Interactions Between Episodic Memory and Intertemporal Choices in Older Adults

Karolina Lempert, University of Pennsylvania

Probability Weighting and Household Portfolio Choice: Empirical Evidence

Olivia S. Mitchell, University of Pennsylvania

Behavioral Factors and Long-run Financial Well-Being

Jonathan Zinman, Dartmouth College

Optimal Liquidity

James Choi, Yale School of Management

Are the Elderly More Likely to Receive Conflicted Financial Advice? Evidence from Client Surveys

Jonathan Reuter, Boston College

Debt and Financial Vulnerability

Annamaria Lusardi, The George Washington University