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By Joanne Yoong on January 26, 2016In Aging and Retirement, Social Policy.
A growing body of research has shown that low levels of financial literacy are likely to adversely affect individuals’ ability to plan, save and invest successfully for the long-term. (more…)
By Schaeffer Center Staff on November 24, 2015In Decision Making & Behavior Economics, Development Economics and Social Well-Being, Education, Mobile Health, Social Policy.
With Election Day 2015 just past, it’s less than year to go before America picks a new president – and that means polls, polls and more polls. (more…)
By Brian Finch on October 6, 2015In Development Economics and Social Well-Being, Social Policy.
A year ago a Washington Post article posed an ominous question: How many police shootings take place a year? The answer was startling: No one knows. (more…)
By Arie Kapteyn on September 23, 2014In Decision Making & Behavior Economics, Social Policy.
Nils Bohr famously said that “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future”. I have this from a web-site at the University of Exeter in the UK, which has many memorable quotes about forecasting. (more…)
By Anya Samek on September 19, 2012In Decision Making & Behavior Economics, Development Economics and Social Well-Being, Inequality, Social Policy.
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