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 RAND Behavioral Finance (BeFi) Forum is an annual, day-long event held in Washington, D.C. Videos from the 2013 event include a series of topical panels on curated presentations of academic research followed by discussion by leading practitioners.
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.
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.
Jeremy Burke is the director of the RAND Behavioral Finance (BeFi) Forum, an associate economist at RAND, and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. His main field of research is information economics, with a particular focus on how people gather and use information to make economic,…
Kata Mihaly is an associate economist at the RAND Corporation. Her research is focused on issues of teacher measurement and financial capability. In particular, she is interested in the use of multiple measures to evaluate teachers and preparation programs, as well as the effect of financial…