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Finance & Accounting Strategy Economics Mar 2, 2015

Maximize the Returns, Lower the Risk

Using the right tools to grow savings and improve investment outcomes.

Yevgenia Nayberg

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This month, Insight In Person looks at how to incorporate games and game theory into savings and investment strategies.

Ben Iverson, a professor of finance at the Kellogg School, discusses prize-linked savings accounts, which are a novel way to turn people’s love of the lottery into a vehicle for growing personal savings.

James Schummer, a professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at the Kellogg School, discusses how game theory can be incorporated when calculating the risks and rewards of investing.

Willemien Kets, a professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at the Kellogg School, joins the podcast to describe her research into how the wisdom of crowds can help ensure the accuracy of prediction markets.

Featured Faculty

Benjamin Iverson

Member of the Department of Finance faculty until 2017

James Schummer

Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Willemien Kets

Member of the Department of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences faculty until 2017

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