Essay dissertation abstract this dissertation studies the effects of personal experience on household decision making i gauge personal experiences using a novel measure: the the first essay examines the effect of childhood experiences on the adult likelihood financial behavior of individuals and households. This dissertation examines three questions in the household finance literature the three essays are broadly connected to each other in the sense that they examine household behavior, in particular consumption, in reaction to different events there are theoretical predictions on how households change consumption in. Holds to investigate the role of financial literacy and behavioural traits in (i) the simultaneous holding of consumer credit and liquid savings, ie the 'co-holding puzzle', and (ii) mortgage choice my results show that underlying individual traits are important predictors for consumer choice households with self-control issues. At cfed (the corporation for enterprise development), we often joke that our parents don't understand what it is we do for a living “expanding economic opportunity” — okay, sounds nice, but what does that mean the truth is, it's complicated poverty is complicated inequality is complicated and if we have learned. This dissertation centers on the role of adverse shocks to household balance sheets in understanding consumer default behavior the first chapter studies the role of foreclosure contagion: the role of proximate foreclosures in causally triggering other nearby residential defaults and foreclosures i find that foreclosure activity.
Behavioral determinants of household financial choice: three essays a dissertation presented to the faculty of the graduate school at the university of missouri in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree doctor of philosophy by michael s finke dr john howe, dissertation. March 2015 3 board of governors of the federal reserve system, “report on the economic well-being of us households in 2015,” may 2016 11 fighting procrastination for financial wellness don't even realize we are doing it in this essay, we will outline various behavioral and psychological factors of procrastination. Three essays on household finance by tong-yob household finance to the best of my knowledge, this paper is the first to examine the joint effect of local housing market risk and labor income risk on household portfolio choice portfolio rebalancing behavior of relocating households also indicates that households. This dissertation consists of three independent essays the first essay, “long waves and short cycles in a model of endogenous financial fragility,” presents a stock flow consistent macroeconomic model in which financial fragility in firm and household sectors evolves endogenously through the interaction between real.
Essays in behavioral household finance (article begins on next page) the harvard community has made this article openly available please share how this access benefits you your story matters citation skimmyhorn, william 2012 essays in behavioral household finance doctoral dissertation, harvard university. About the department recent phd theses 2017 essays on the economics of labor markets bartik, alexander essays on auctions, contests, and games bhattacharya, vivek essays in international trade and labor market cantoni, enrico macroeconomics and financial fragility caramp, nicolas essays on the. Title: essays in behavioral household finance author: skimmyhorn, william citation: skimmyhorn, william 2012 essays in behavioral household finance doctoral dissertation, harvard university full text & related files: skimmyhorn_gsasharvard_0084l_10233pdf (2699mb pdf) application/pdf abstract: this.
This type of household behavior is found to be remarkably similar to the simulation of a modified buffer-stock model the main conclusion is that households narasiman, vijay and kirti, divya and keister, todd, essays in household finance and bank regulation (march 1, 2017) available at ssrn:. My dissertation examines economic determinants of household financial decisions and investor behaviors it contains three essays the first essay investigates whether gender norms shape intra-household financial their instructions on the topic of behavioral finance, which becomes my main research. Lopez, fernando, essays in household finance (2014) mental health 10 132 financial services 11 133 instrument for the damage caused by the earthquake 12 14 results 13 141 main results 13 142 holding of health and earthquake insurance can be explained by behavioral traits.
Conlin, andrew, essays on personality traits and investor behavior university of oulu graduate school university of oulu, oulu business school, department of finance acta univ oul g 92, 2017 university of oulu, po box 8000, fi-90014 university of oulu, finland abstract this dissertation. Empirical essays on behavioral economics and lifecycle decisions tilburg: center, center for economic occupational pension wealth on private household savings by identifying four different groups: wage- employed otherwise composited households, for a clearer interpretation of household wealth and financial. Two essays in finance: cultural finance and behavioral financial literacy a dissertation submitted to the kent state university graduate school of management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy by colleen tokar asaad april 2013 dissertation committee.