Workshop on Household Finance and Economic Behaviour

May 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm, School of Management and Economics, University of Turin
May 5, 2017 @ 9:15 am, Collegio Carlo Alberto

Organizers: Piotr Bialowolski and Mariacristina Rossi
Invited Speakers: MICHAEL HALIASSOS (Goethe University Frankfurt) ARTHUR VAN SOEST (Tilburg University)

The workshop is organized within Train2move, a mobility fellowship program within the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions of the European Union. The program is addressed to incoming post docs researchers and offers a great opportunity for fellows to carry out a competitive research project and to attend a unique training on complementary soft skills, facilitating the development of a personalized career plan. The University of Turin is one of the hosting institutions.

FLYER I Program


Arthur van Soest (Tilburg University) Risk and Time Preferences and Financial Decisions of Couples
Discussion: Serena Trucchi (University College London)

Anna Lo Prete (University of Turin and CeRP-Collegio Carlo Alberto) “Voting in the aftermath of a pension reform: the role of economic literacy”
Discussion: Giovanni Gallo (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)

Piotr Białowolski “Does borrowing for consumption or debt consolidation always imply higher interest rates? – Evidence from the Household Finance and Consumption Survey”
Discussion: Federica Teppa (De Nederlandsche Bank)

Federica Teppa “Can Longevity Risk Alleviate the Annuitization Puzzle? Empirical Evidence from Survey Data”
Discussion: Elisa Luciano (University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Agata Gąsiorowska (University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw) “Why people assess their financial situation as good or bad?”

Flavia Coda Moscarola (CeRP-Collegio Carlo Alberto) “Too busy to stay at work”
Discussion: Amparo Nagore Garcia (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research)

Costanza Torricelli (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia) “Social Responsible Investments”
Discussion: Irina Stefanescu (Federal Reserve System)

Viola Angelini (University of Groningen) “The Ant or the Grasshopper? The Long-term Consequences of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Savings of European Households”
Discussant: Mariacristina Rossi

Piotr Białowolski (University of Turin) “The boy is mine. A tale of gender bias in Italian society picking boys over girls as successors in their family businesses”
Discussant: Viola Angelini