CFPB to Host Symposium on Behavioral Economics

The CFPB will host a symposium on Behavioral Economics. The session will feature remarks from CFPB Director Kathleen Kraninger and Deputy Director Brian Johnson as well as testimony from academic and policy experts on the topics of: (1) the methodological foundations of behavioral economics and (2) behavioral law and economics and consumer financial protection.

This will be the second of CFPB’s symposia series and will be held on September 19, 2019 at 9:00 AM at the Bureau’s headquarters, 1700 G St. NW, Washington, D.C.

The session will be also be live streamed.

There will be two panels of academic and policy experts in the fields of behavioral economics and behavioral law and economics. The first panel will be on “Methodological Foundations of Behavioral Economics,” and the second panel will focus on “Behavioral Law & Economics and Consumer Financial Protection.”

Registration information can be found here.