Workshop Household Finance
Thursday 23 May 2019
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS), 219 Portobello, the University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DP
This workshop will be following up on the workshop held in 2017. Household Finance has received an increased amount of attention over the past two decades and has been high on both policy and research agendas since the financial crisis, where the financial vulnerability of many households was exposed. The workshop will aim to foster debate relating to a range of topics relating to household finance, including, for example, household portfolio allocation, debt accumulation and financial literacy.
Tullio Jappelli is a Professor of Economics at University of Naples Federico II, a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the Center for Financial Studies, and in addition is an International Research Fellow of Netspar, the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement.
His research has appeared in top finance and economics journals including: American Economic Review; Review of Finance; Journal of Money; Credit and Banking; and the Journal of Monetary Economics amongst many others. Professor Jappelli’s selected research interests include consumption, household finance and intergenerational transfers.