Financial Conduct Authority and Imperial College Business School conference - household finance and consumer decision-making

Financial Conduct Authority and Imperial College Business School conference - household finance and consumer decision-making

Summary

Ensuring that financial markets work well for consumers requires a good understanding of how consumers make decisions and how markets function. Over the last 20 years, there has been a growing appreciation that consumers often struggle to make effective financial decisions and that market imperfections can combine to have a significant adverse impact on consumer welfare.

This 2 day conference on Monday 3 June and Tuesday 4 June 2019 will explore consumers’ financial decision-making and the functioning of markets for financial products and services, with a focus on understanding how effective regulatory policy can protect consumers and promote effective competition. The conference will showcase cutting-edge research and bring together leading academics and policymakers to discuss consumer outcomes and implications for policy. Topics to be explored include:


  • Consumption and consumer credit
  • Financial advice
  • Housing and mortgages
  • Consumer vulnerability
  • Robo-advice

Keynotes will be given by John Campbell, Harvard and Antoinette Schoar, MIT. Other confirmed speakers to date include: Karen Croxson, FCA, Mark Egan, Harvard, Andreas Fuster, Swiss National Bank, Zanna Iscenko, FCA, Michaela Pagel, Columbia, Daniel Paravisni, LSE and Tarun Ramadorai, Imperial Business School. 

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Details

  • When

  • 3 June, 2019 - 4 June, 2019

  • Where

  • Royal Society of Medicine
    1 Wimpole Street
    London W1G OLZ

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