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Seminar II: Aging and Strategic Learning: The Impact of Spousal Incentives on Financial Literacy

Joanne Hsu
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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March 22, 2012
3:30pm to 5:00 pm
Reception to follow

The George Washington University School of Business
Duquès Hall
2201 G Street NW (22nd Street entrance)
Metro: Foggy Bottom Station

Financial Literacy Talks: Interview with Financial Literacy Thought Leaders


Joanne W. Hsu is an economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Her research focuses on household financial decision making, including the role of financial sophistication and cognition. At the Board, she is part of the team responsible for administering and disseminating the Survey of Consumer Finances ( Prior to joining the Board in August 2011, she completed her PhD in economics at the University of Michigan and was a Networks Financial Institute Dissertation Fellow in Financial Literacy. She is a member of the research team of the Cognitive Economics Project (, a multidisciplinary study of older Americans that investigates how cognitive and subjective factors relate to decisions preparing for and sustaining well-being in retirement.