RA Conversations: Beyond Willpower—Strategies For Reducing Failures of Self-Control

Recorded March 11, 2019

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Beyond Willpower—Strategies For Reducing Failures of Self-Control

 

David Laibson discusses his findings on what types of strategies work best to encourage investors to exert self-control, whether it may be saving more for retirement or resisting the impulse to sell into a falling market.

 

David Laibson, PhD

Professor, Harvard University

 

Shane Shepherd, PhD

Partner, Head of Research, Research Affiliates

 

Conversation based on:
By Angela L. Duckworth, David Laibson, and Katherine L. Milkman
February 2019

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