IFS in association with LSE, UCL, CEPR , and Imperial Business School are organising a joint workshop on Friday 19th May where researchers will present new work in the area of household finance. It will take place in the Sir Arthur Lewis Building, room G.03, at LSE.

Please click here to register to attend by the end of Wednesday 17th May.

The timetable for the day will be as follows:

13:30-14:00: Registration
14:00-14:10:Welcome and opening remarks

Session 1: Consumption and saving behaviour of households

  • Peter Levell: "Eliciting the Marginal Propensity to Consume in Surveys"
  • Jonathan Shaw: "Improving Household Debt Management with Robo-Advice"
  • Adrien Couturier: "A distributional theory of sentiment"

Session 2: House prices and wealth

  • Clara Martinez: "House Price Cycles, Wealth Inequality and Portfolio Reshuffling"
  • David Sturrock: "The house price boom and intergenerational mobility"

Session 3: "Heterogeneity of Consumption Responses to Income Shocks in the Presence of Nonlinear Persistence" by Richard Blundell