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About Marco Angrisani

Marco Angrisani is an economist at the Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) at the University of Southern California.

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Financial “Side Effects” of Medicare: Public Health Insurance and Household Portfolio Choices

In this post we discuss whether individuals experiencing a reduction in out-of-pocket medical expenses risk when they become Medicare eligible are more likely to invest in the stock market.


Cognitive Ability and Financial Capability

We know that income and education are positively associated with financial capability, but we understand less about the impact of other underlying factors, such as motivation, self-control and propensity to plan. This blogpost considers one of these factors, cognitive ability, and discusses how financial decisions and wellbeing vary with cognition within income and education groups. (more…)

Does Consumer Spending React to Changes in Housing Wealth?

According to the Census, the current rate of home ownership in the United States is nearly 65%. Not only is the home a widely held asset, but it also represents the largest asset category in household balance sheets (more…)

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