2016 European Conference on Household Finance

Call for Papers
CEPR European Conference on Household Finance
Paris, 9-10 September 2016
The CEPR, Copenhagen Business School, the Einaudi Institute for Economics
and Finance (EIEF), HEC
Paris, the Observatoire de l’Epargne Européenne (OEE), and the Swedish
House of Finance (SHoF) at the
Stockholm School of Economics are organizing the 2016 CEPR European
Conference on Household
Finance. The objective is to present state-of-the-art empirical research
and empirically motivated theoretical
research on household financial behavior and on how it is influenced by
other choices, government policies,
and the overall economic environment. We solicit papers in the following
areas, but other related areas may
also be considered:
• Asset allocation and debt behavior over the life cycle
• Financing retirement and the demographic transition
• Consumer indebtedness, financial distress, and default decisions
• Behavioral approaches to household finance
• Financial literacy and financial education programs
• Trust, subjective expectations, pessimism, and financial decisions
• International comparisons of household finances using micro-data
• Financial advice and legal protection of investors and borrowers
Programme Committee
Steffen Andersen (Copenhagen Business School and CEPR), Laurent E. Calvet
(HEC Paris, CFS, and
CEPR), Joao Cocco (London Business School, CFS, and CEPR), Christian
Gollier (Toulouse School of
Economics and OEE), Francisco Gomes (London Business School, CFS, and
CEPR), Luigi Guiso (EIEF
and CEPR), Michael Haliassos (Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR), Tullio
Jappelli (University of
Naples Federico II, CSEF and CEPR), Matti Keloharju (Aalto University and
CEPR), Alex Michaelides
(Imperial College and CEPR), Monica Paiella (University of Naples
Parthenope), Tarun Ramadorai (Saïd
Business School, Oxford, OMI, and CEPR), Antoinette Schoar (MIT and NBER),
Paolo Sodini (Stockholm
School of Economics and SHoF), and Stijn van Nieuwerburgh (NYU Stern
School, CEPR, and NBER).
Local Organiser
Laurent E. Calvet (HEC Paris, CFS, and CEPR)
Conference Venue
The conference will be held at Eurosites Georges V, 28 avenue Georges V,
75008 Paris.
Conference Deadlines
Authors who are CEPR members can upload their submission on
Authors who are not
CEPR members can email their submission to Chloe Smith at csmith@cepr.org.
Please indicate in your
email whether you will be able to cover your own travel and accommodation
costs, or whether you will
require funding. The deadline for submissions is 18:00 (BST), Friday 27 May
Inclusion in the program will be confirmed by June 27, 2016. We expect to
be able to cover costs for
speakers and discussants and to provide some support for junior researchers.
Conference registration and hotel reservations will be organized by HEC
Paris. Information will be
posted as it becomes available.

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