Associate, Department of Economics & CES Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, Harvard University
March 13, 2019
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
Return on capital vs. labor has been one of the main root causes in growing inequalities over the last century. Until recently, financial services have remained surprisingly expensive. Financialtechnology is making investment funds much more accessible and affordable. FinTech promises a similar revolution in the financial planning process. Robo-advisors and mobile savings apps are a few harbingers of innovations to come. The key challenge for policymakers is financial literacy so that the wider middle-class can benefit from improved financial planning and potential retirement complements.