Media mentions related to the scholars affiliated with the Center for Research on Consumer Financial Decision.

A High-Stakes Divorce Illustrates How the Rich Play Real-Estate Tug of War

April 9, 2020

Leeds' Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and Distinguished Professor John Lynch cited in recent Wall Street Journal article on household financial decision making. Read the full story at the Wall Street Journal

Teaching people about money doesn’t seem to make them any smarter about money – here’s what might.

Oct. 27, 2018

Making financial decisions is hard, but three promising ideas are helping Americans overcome barriers If the average American went in for a financial checkup, he or she might get rushed to the emergency room. Forty-four percent of us can’t cover a $400 out-of-pocket expense, and 52% of American households have...

Do Financial Literacy Courses Work?

Aug. 28, 2018

The classroom is where many Americans learn to read, write, perform arithmetic and speak a foreign language. So can it also be the place where they master important financial concepts such as how to manage debt, improve credit, take out student loans and plan for retirement? This US News and...

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The Washington Post cites Professors Bernstein and Lewis's research on rising tides and housing markets

Aug. 22, 2018

The Washington Post recently published an article featuring a study by University of Colorado Boulder and Pennsylvania State University researchers

The idea of ‘investing in what you know’ is more dangerous than you think

July 18, 2018

A recent study by Andrew Long (University of Colorado-Boulder), Philip Fernbach (University of Colorado-Boulder) and Bart De Langhe (ESADE — Ramon Llull University) in the Journal of Marketing Research is highlighted in an opinion piece published on Market Watch. The article addresses the shortcoming of what we believe we know...

Why Your Long-Term Relationship May Be Harming Your Financial Literacy.

June 14, 2018

Research co-authored by Leeds' Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and Distinguished Professor John G. Lynch Jr highlights the challenges of financial literacy in personal relationships. The study On a Need-to-Know Basis: How the Distribution of Responsibility Between Couples Shapes Financial Literacy and Financial Outcomes by Adrian F Ward...

Married? Both Partners Needs Money Skills

May 18, 2018

Research from Leeds' Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and Distinguished Professor John Lynch cited in recent article on financial decision making. There’s a new culprit to blame for financial illiteracy among some older Americans: the length of their marriage. A paper recently published by the Journal of Consumer...

Climate Fears Reshape Miami’s Housing Market

April 20, 2018

A recent article on the Wall Street Journal features a study by Leeds' faculty members Asaf Bernstein and Ryan Lewis titled Disaster on the Horizon: The Price Effect of Sea Level Rise . The paper on the impact of sea level rise (SLR) on housing prices from researchers at the...

The Quest to Improve America’s Financial Literacy Is Both a Failure and A Sham.

June 14, 2017

FINANCIAL LITERACY PROMOTION MAY sound perfectly sensible—who wouldn’t want to teach children and adults the secrets of managing money?—but in the face of recent research it looks increasingly like a faith-based initiative. Consider one recent paper, scheduled for publication in a forthcoming issue of the journal Management Science . In...

Why Market Reporters Lean Toward Negative News

March 10, 2017

In an article on Financial Times the concept of "Why market reporters lean towards negative news" is discussed highlighting research from Leeds' faculty members. Read full article here