The Financial Literacy Center brings together policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in order to develop educational tools and programs that help individuals prepare for their long-term financial stability, including those with low to moderate incomes, young employees, women, people with disabilities, and seniors.
Video compilation of the 2013 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.
The BeFi Public Policy Roundtable brought together the brightest minds in behavioral finance to discuss research that combines behavioral science and cognitive psychology with economics and finance. Videos of the event are available online.
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.
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.
This paper examines the potential effects of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration's proposed rule 29 CFR Part 2510, Definition of the Term ''Fiduciary'' on people with Individual Retirement Accounts.
Hispanic immigrants constitute a rapidly growing share of the U.S. population but are less likely to be financially literate than natives. RAND researchers are investigating barriers to Hispanic immigrants' use of financial services and evaluates financial education materials for them.
Using newly collected data from the RAND American Life Panel, we examine potential explanations for the gender gap in financial literacy, including the role of marriage and who within a couple makes the financial decisions.
The Health and Retirement Study is a longitudinal survey of the elderly dating back to 1992. With the support of the National Institute on Aging and Social Security Administration, RAND has made five data sets available for researchers.
Marco Angrisani is an adjunct economist at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. His research interests span across labor economics, applied microeconomics, public finance, and financial economics. His current projects focus on household finance and saving…
Keith Henry is Director of Business Intelligence & Market Analysis at the RAND Corporation. As BIMA Director, he is responsible for collecting information and conducting analyses that help improve RAND's business performance. His areas of expertise include operations research, systems…