U.S.-U.K. Conference on Behavioral Finance and Public Policy

RAND Behavioral Finance Forum

The RAND Behavioral Finance Forum, an organization dedicated to helping consumers make better financial decisions, held a conference on behavioral finance and public policy on May 1, 2009, in Washington D.C. The purpose of the conference was to discuss new policy options in consumer finance with staff and members of Congress and other policymakers, and with representatives of academe and the financial industry. Captured in digital video, the conference highlighted new ideas intended to help consumers make better financial decisions and achieve better outcomes.

Content

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

May 1, 2009

Shlomo Benartzi

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Encouraging Saving by Low Income Families

May 1, 2009

Emily Haisley

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Payday Lending and Bank Overdrafts

May 1, 2009

Jonathan Zinman

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Should We Increase Dividend Taxation?

May 1, 2009

Roni Michaely

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Behaviorally Informed Financial Services Regulation

May 1, 2009

Sendhil Mullainathan

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