Conference Program, Wednesday, August 17, 2011
08:30 Coffee and welcome.
09:00‐12:00 Opening address: Peter Norman, Swedenʹs Minister for Financial Markets
Presentation: John Y. Campbell, Harvard University: “Making Financial
Markets Work for Consumers”.
Presentation: Michael Haliassos, Goethe University of Frankfurt: “Household
Finance, Financial Innovation, and Economic Crisis”.
13:30‐16:45 Presentation: Brigitte C. Madrian, Harvard Kennedy School: “Behavioral
Economics and Individual Savings Behavior”.
Presentation: Robert C. Merton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
“Financial Innovation in Household Finance: A Next‐Generation Solution for Funding
Panel Discussion: ʺHow can we improve household financial decisions?ʺ
Lars Frisell (Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority)
Janssen (Ortec Finance)
Per‐Olof Söderberg (Söderberg & Partners)