Three GWSB professors recently lent their expertise to Capitol Hill, testifying before congressional committees on a variety of topics:
- Robert Van Order, Oliver T. Carr Professor of Real Estate and co-chair of the Department of Finance, testified before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance and Investment. The topic of the May 14 hearing was “Returning Private Capital to Mortgage Markets: A Fundamental for Housing Finance Reform.” For Van Order’s testimony, go here.
- Howard Beales, professor of strategic management and public policy, testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance. The May 7 hearing focused on “Credit Reports: What Accuracy and Errors Mean for Consumers.” For a link to Beale’s testimony, go here.
- Annamaria Lusardi, Denit Trust Distinguished Scholar in Economics and Accountancy, who is academic director of GWSB’s Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (G-FLEC), testified on April 24 at the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee’s Subcommittee on Children and Families’ hearing on “The Economic Importance of Financial Literacy Education For Students.”
Posted by gwsb on May 21, 2013 | Filed under: GWSB News.