Hal Hershfield Speech Topics

Behavioral Finance
What are the errors that investors and everyday decision-makers commonly make, and how can we overcome them? Over the last several decades, behavioral finance research has identified a number of psychological stumbling blocks that result in costly mistakes. In this talk, I review the behavioral...
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How Considerations of the Future Self Affect Financial Decisions in the Digital Era
One of the most pressing challenges facing Americans is how best to balance immediate gratification and longer-term well-being. Such “intertemporal tradeoffs” guide a number of financial decisions, including saving for college, unforeseen medical expenses, and retirement. Previous research has...
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