Late last year, we posted TED Talk videos from Daniel Kahneman, Sendhil Mullainathan and Dan Ariely, three scholars involved with RSF efforts to study consumer finance. The talks offer an excellent introduction to the methods and insights of behavioral economics, which the Foundation has supported since the early 1980s.
This month, economist Shlomo Benartzi gave his own TED lecture in New York on how to improve money management among consumers. Benartzi, a member of RSF's Behavioral Economics and Consumer Finance Working Group, discusses research from the field of behavioral finance, which he says is a "combination of psychology and economics trying to understand the money mistakes people make." Watch the video below: