RAND Behavioral Finance Webinar

Anya Samek Presents "The Power of Visual Tools for Financial Literacy and Decision-Making"

by Anya S. Samek

This talk provides an overview of work in the area of using visual representations of data to assist individuals with financial decisionmaking and improve financial literacy. The talk includes discussion of the methodology that used to develop and assess the value of these tools. Following the overview, there is exploration of a new project on using visual representations of data to mitigate asset market bubbles in the laboratory (paper written together with Tim Cason, Purdue), and discussion of different contexts to which visual analytic tools should be applied in practice.

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