Financial Literacy Seminar Series: Natasha Sarin

Natasha Sarin, an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Wharton School of Business, will speak at the fifth FED/GFLEC Financial Literacy Online Seminar of the fall semester. The seminar is entitled "Social Security and Trends in Inequity."

About Our Speaker

Natasha Sarin’s interests in law teaching and scholarship are at the intersection of law and finance. Her current research focuses on financial regulation, with papers on both consumer finance and macroprudential risk management. Her work engages with contemporary policy debates and seeks to understand how best to regulate large financial institutions. Sarin is at the frontier of empirical law and economics, using novel datasets to address these important policy questions. Her work has received both academic and popular press attention, and has been covered by various media outlets, including the Washington Post, the Economist, and the Financial Times.

Prior to joining the faculty at Penn, Sarin earned a JD from Harvard Law School. She will receive a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in May 2019. She also received a BA in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University.

About the Financial Literacy Seminar Series

The FED/GFLEC Financial Literacy Seminar Series is a joint initiative of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at the GW School of Business. The seminars are open to the public and bring together academics, practitioners, policy makers, and other experts to present and discuss cutting-edge research on financial literacy.