Michal Grinstein-Weiss

Professor, Brown School

Michal Grinstein-Weiss

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Biography

As a leading expert and researcher in social and economic development, Grinstein-Weiss is an influential voice in the design of innovative social policies to promote household financial security and asset building, both in the United States and internationally. Currently, she is leading several large-scale research initiatives focused on developing savings policies and promoting financial inclusion among low- and moderate-income households and applying behavioral insights to the delivery of managed care.

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Increasing savings at tax time

Motivational prompts to save tax refunds and suggested savings amounts for the tax refund can increase saving among low- and moderate-income households, finds a new experimental study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.