Thursday, August 18, 2011, 2:00-3:45 pm; Household Finance
Financial Advisors - C3

Session Chair: Enrichetta Ravina, Columbia University

  • Does Mandatory Loan Review Affect Mortgage Contract Choice and Performance? PDF
    Sumit Agarwal,1 Gene Amromin,2 Itzhak Ben-David,3 Souphala Chomsisengphet,4 Douglas Evanoff1
    Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago;1 Northwestern University;2 The Ohio State University; 3 U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency;4
    • Discussant: Philipp Schnabl, New York University
  • Can Unbiased Financial Advice Steer Retail Investors Towards Efficient Portfolios? PDF
    Utpal Bhattacharya,1 Andreas Hackethal,2 Simon Kaesler,2 Benjamin Loos,2 Steffen Meyer2
    Indiana University1; Goethe University Frankfurt2
    • Discussant: Artashes Karapetyan, Norges Bank
  • Do Smarter Consumers Get Better Advice? An Analytical Framework and Evidence from German Private Pensions PDF
    Tabea Bucher-Koenen,
    Johannes Koenen
    University of Mannheim; University of Bonn
    • Discussant: Lucian Taylor, University of Pennsylvania