The BeFi Public Policy Roundtable brings together the brightest minds in behavioral finance to discuss research that combines behavioral science and cognitive psychology with economics and finance.
The fact is that the United States needs to gear up for the coming era of cyber threats — and start by ensuring its financial flank is not catastrophically compromised, writes Mark Sparkman.
This is a comparative study of the practice of those who are subject to regulatory requirements in the health research, medical drugs, environmental and financial sectors conducted to assist understanding of health research governance in the UK.
RAND's November 2012 Politics Aside weekend brought together leaders in government policy, business, and philanthropy to discuss challenges and solutions in an objective, nonpartisan environment.
At RAND's Politics Aside event, former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair, former U.S. pay czar Kenneth Feinberg, and M&T Bank CEO Robert Wilmers talk with Reuters' Rob Cox about the best ways to tackle the problematic too-big-to-fail doctrine.
During a panel discussion at RAND's Politics Aside event, former U.S. pay czar Kenneth Feinberg says politics has seeped into the financial regulatory process, causing it to grind to a halt.
Surveys the literature on financial sustainability for nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on urban and lower-resourced organizations, and discusses key themes and findings that may inform such organizations' operations and decisionmaking.
Provides three distinct analyses addressing labor supply, saving and investment behavior of older workers, in the context of the incentives and constraints they face due to employer and government policies.
Financial decisions about investing and saving for retirement are increasingly complex, requiring financial knowledge and confidence in that knowledge.
On May 16, 2012, RAND hosted a symposium that brought together senior thought leaders for a discussion about organizational culture and the business and policy ramifications of efforts to build better ethical cultures in corporations.
Having a bank account increases security, reduces vulnerability to theft, and helps account holders develop financial smarts. But new findings show growing rates of unbanked Americans.
Although hedge funds worsened the financial crisis in certain ways, the industry did not play a pivotal role compared to other agents, such as credit rating agencies, mortgage lenders, and issuers of credit default swaps. However, hedge funds do have the potential to contribute to disruptions of the U.S. financial system.
Hedge funds did not play a pivotal role in the financial crisis compared to other agents, such as credit rating agencies, mortgage lenders, and issuers of credit default swaps. However, hedge funds do have the potential to contribute to disruptions of the U.S. financial system.
RAND research finds that hedge funds did not play a pivotal role in the financial crisis of 2007-2008 but assesses how such funds could contribute to systemic risk in the future.
Video compilation of the 2012 Behavioral Finance (BeFi) Forum in Washington, D.C., a day-long event that included a series of topical panels on curated presentations of academic research followed by discussion by leading practitioners, and featuring keynote speakers Michael Barr and Dan Ariely.
The RAND Development Portfolio Management Group helps clients get the results intended from their investments in the developing world by assessing development programs before they close and targeting interventions to weak or failing programs.
Studies the interactions in Mexico between policies and the increased involvement of children in their parent's income security and well being.
Explores financial decision-making and outcomes among young adults in the United States in order to inform policies that promote saving and financial security.
This systematic review examined the question: what is the evidence of the impact on family well-being of giving economic resources to women relative to the impact of giving them to men?
This document synthesizes the discussion from a roundtable symposium RAND convened in January 2012 to explore the practical difficulties facing companies in complying with anti-corruption mandates and the challenges of corruption in foreign markets.