Webinar: Behavioral Economics
Tue, 5/24/2022 - 1:00pm-2:00pm

Free Webinar

Behavioral Economics: A Key to Understanding How Employees Make Equity Compensation and Financial Decisions

Tuesday, May 24
1pm - 2pm EDT
Via Zoom

Bill Castellano, Ph.D.
Professor, Human Resource Management
Executive Director, NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership

Join the NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership on Tuesday, May 24th at 1:00pm EDT for a free webinar that will cover behavioral economic and behavioral finance theories to shed light on how individuals make financial decisions. People rely on a limited number of cognitive and emotional shortcuts, which oftentimes lead to severe and systematic errors. Understanding these potential biases can improve one's decision making when making important financial decisions.

People who attend this session will learn:

  1. How behavioral economics and behavioral finance are impacting the world of equity compensation
  2. What are the common biases and heuristic principles that lead to poor financial decision making?
  3. How to design equity compensation programs to help employees make better financial decisions

About the Speaker

Dr. Bill Castellano is Professor of Strategic HR Management at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations and is the Executive Director for the Center for Employee Ownership and a Fellow at Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing. He also serves as a board member of the Global Equity Organization. Bill is the former Associate Dean of External Engagement and Executive and Professional Education and former Director of the Center for HR Strategy. His research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on understanding the impact of employee ownership and equity compensation strategies on individual and organizational outcomes, employee engagement, and the effective management of human capital.

Bill has more than forty years of experience working in corporate Fortune 50, entrepreneurial and research environments. Before joining Rutgers University, he held senior HR management positions at Merrill Lynch and Manufactures Hanover Trust where he was involved with human resource strategies and practices that supported both individual business groups and the global enterprise. Bill is an accomplished researcher publishing his work in practitioner and academic journals and is a frequent speaker at national HR and business conferences.