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Masterclass: Is Increasing Financial Choice Really A Good Thing?
Thu. 18 February 2016, 7:45 am – 9:00 am AEDT
Is Increasing Financial Choice Really A Good Thing?
A Masterclass with Dr Dan Silverman, Rondthaler Professor of Economics, Arizona State University & Senior Research Advisor, Capital Preferences
When: Thursday 18th February, 2016
Time: 7:45am, for an 8am sharp start
Location: Stone & Chalk, Level 2, 50 Bridge St, Sydney, 2000
Some consumers struggle as the plethora of financial choices increases and can make badly sub-optimal decisions as a result.
Join Dr Dan Silverman, Senior Research Advisor of global fintech leader Capital Preferences, for a review of his latest research into consumer decision making under complexity. Dan, a leading empirical economist and Professor of Economics at Arizona State University, discusses the implications for consumers, marketers and financial services firms when designing products, portfolios and their digital experience.
Capital Preferences provides consumer profiling, product recommendation and compliance technology to consumer financial services firms, winning second place overall in the UBS Global Future of Finance competition in December 2015.
Stone & Chalk, in partnership with Capital Preferences and Portfolio Construction Forum, will host Dr Silverman on his Australian tour, for an hour-long event featuring a presentation/Q&A session, exciting announcements and more.
Whether you are a financial adviser, a startup in the Robo-Advice space, or a corporate with a particular interest in super funds, this event will have broad application for those working to make financial decision making easier.
With limited spots available, we expect tickets to be snatched up quickly. Make sure to be quick and reserve your seat here!
BIO: Dr Daniel Silverman, Rondthaler Professor of Economics, Arizona State University & Senior Research Advisor, Capital Preferences (Arizona)
Dan's research is centered on topics in public economics and includes work on economic decision-making quality, and psychological models of intertemporal choice. His recent work has been published in the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Public Economics. His received the 2009 iHEA Arrow award for the best paper in health economics. Prior to becoming an economist, Dan led outreach programs for a Community Development Credit Union serving a low-income community in New Jersey. Dan has a BA in political science from Williams College, a MA in Public Policy from Harvard University, and a PhD in Economics from University of Pennsylvania.