- Timezone: America/New_York
- Date: Jan 19 2019 - Jan 23 2019
- Time: 05:00 - 07:15
Topics in Household Finance
This course offers a graduate level introduction to the field of Household Finance. In addition to providing an overview on the reasons behind the emergence of the field and important stylized facts, the course focuses in depth on selected topics, in particular, the determinants of households’ allocation of wealth in general and risky assets in particular and the consequences of debt and asset holding.
Kaveh Majlesi is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Knut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies at Lund University in Sweden. He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University. Kaveh’s research interests are in the areas of Household finance, Labor economics, and Labor and finance. His current research focuses on the effect of labor market shocks on different decisions made at the firm, household and individual levels as well as the determinants and consequences of asset holding and portfolio choice.