Angela Hung is a senior economist at the RAND Corporation. She directs the RAND Center for Financial and Economic Decision Making and has more than 17 years of experience in survey, focus group, and experiment design to study individual decision making. Hung's work focuses on how people collect and use financial information and how successfully they match their financial decisions to their interests and goals. Her work on financial literacy and financial decision making has been sponsored by organizations such as the Social Security Administration, the Department of Labor, the Department of the Treasury, the World Bank, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Institute on Aging, and the Department of Defense. Hung has an M.A. in economics from the University of Virginia and an M.S. and Ph.D. in social science from the California Institute of Technology.
Angela Hung, Joanne K. Yoong, Kata Mihaly, Sebastian Bauhoff, Lila Rabinovich, and Elaine Kempson, A Toolkit for the Evaluation of Financial Capability Programs in Low and Middle Income Countries,, World Bank (forthcoming)
Angela Hung, Joanne Yoong, New Findings on the Unbanked in America: Results from the 2011 American Life Panel Survey, RAND (OP-369), 2012
Angela Hung, Noreen Clancy, and Jeff Dominitz "Investor Knowledge and Experience with Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers," in Olivia S. Mitchell, Annamaria Lusardi, Financial Literacy; Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace, Oxford UP, 2011
Angela A. Hung and Jeff Dominitz, "Empirical Models of Discrete Choice and Belief Updating in Observational Learning Experiments," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 69(2):94-109, 2009
Angela Hung, Kata Mihaly and Joanne K. Yoong, Federal Financial and Economic Literacy Education Programs, 2009, RAND (TR-857), 2009
Hung, A., Clancy, N., Dominitz, J., Talley, E., Berrebi, C., and Suvankulov, F, Investor and Industry Perspectives on Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers, RAND (TR-556), 2008
Angela A. Hung and Charles R. Plott, "Information Cascades: Replication and an Extension to Majority Rule and Conformity Rewarding Institutions," American Economic Review, (December), 2001