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CFPB Symposium: Behavioral Economics

Featuring 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.

Washington, DC

CFPB Headquarters 1700 G Street NW Washington, DC 20006


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will host the second of its symposia series on September 19, 2019 at 9:00 AM at the Bureau's headquarters, 1700 G St. NW, Washington, D.C.  

The symposium will feature 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:

To attend in person, you can register here .

If you are unable to attend in-person, a link to the livestream will be made available the day of the event.

Event details:

Download event agenda

For reasonable accommodations, please contact the Reasonable Accommodations team.

Background: the first symposium in this series took place on June 25, 2019 and provided a public forum for the Bureau and the public to hear various perspectives from academic experts and practitioners on the meaning of abusive acts or practices under Section 1031 of the Dodd-Frank Act.