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joanne.w.hsu@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2011
  • A.B., Economics and International Relations, Brown University, 2003
  • Current Research Topics

  • Financial Literacy and Financial Decisionmaking
  • Consumer Credit
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2011 - present
  • Dettling, Lisa J., and Joanne W. Hsu (2014). "Returning to the Nest: Debt and Parental Co-Residence among Young Adults," Finance and Economics Discussion Papers 2014-80. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Hsu, Joanne W., David A. Matsa, and Brian T. Melzer (2014). "Positive Externalities of Social Insurance: Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit," NBER Working Paper 20353. National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Henriques, Alice M., and Joanne W. Hsu (2014). "Analysis of Wealth using Micro and Macro Data: A Comparison of the Survey of Consumer Finances and Flow of Funds Accounts," in Jorgenson, Dale W., J. S. Landefeld and Paul Schreyer eds., Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress, Studies in Income and Wealth, Vol 72. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Hsu, Joanne W., and Robert Willis (2013). "Dementia Risk and Financial Decision Making by Older Households: The Impact of Information," Journal of Human Capital, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 340-377.
  • Hsu, Joanne W. (2011). "Aging and Strategic Learning: The Impact of Spousal Incentives on Financial Literacy," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2011-53. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Henriques, Alice M., and Joanne W. Hsu (2013). "Analysis of Wealth using Micro and Macro Data: A Comparison of the Survey of Consumer Finances and Flow of Funds Accounts," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-46. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Hsu, Joanne W., and Robert Willis (2013). "Dementia Risk and Financial Decision Making by Older Households: The Impact of Information," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-45. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • seminar

    November 2014

    Carnegie Mellon Univrsity

  • seminar

    November 2014

    RAND

  • conference

    May 2014

    Boulder Summer Conference on Consumer Financial Decision Making

    Returning to the Nest: Debt and Parental Co-residence Among Young Adults

  • seminar

    September 2012

    University of Maryland, Balitmore County, Research Seminar Series in Public Policy and Economics

  • discussion

    June 2012

    RAND Behavioral Finance (BeFi) Forum Public Policy Roundtable

  • seminar

    March 2012

    FRB/GWSB Financial Literacy Seminar Series

  • conference

    December 2011

    Conference on Aging, Health, and Human Capital

    The Implications of Alzheimer's Disease Risk for Household Financial Decisionmaking

  • conference

    September 2011

    Internet Interviewing and the HRS

    Mode Effects in Mixed-Mode Surveys: Insights from the Cognitive Economics Study

  • seminar

    February 2011

    Federal Reserve Board of Governors

    Aging and Strategic Learning: the Impact of Spousal Incentives on Financial Literacy

  • conference

    June 2010

    Western Economic Association International Annual Conference

    Aging and Strategic Learning: the Impact of Spousal Incentives on Financial Literacy

  • seminar

    September 2010

    University of Michigan

    Aging and Strategic Learning: the Impact of Spousal Incentives on Financial Literacy

Awards

  • 2010

    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

    A. Regula Herzog Young Investigators Award

  • 2010

    Networks Financial Institute

    Dissertation Fellowship in Financial Literacy

  • 2010

    Western Economic Association International

    Graduate Student Dissertation Workshop Grant

Professional Affiliation

  • American Economics Association
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Last update: December 8, 2014