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Inka Eberhardt

Research Fellow

BA Maastricht University, the Netherlands; MSc (cum laude) Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

Primary affiliation:

Research Fellow, UNSW Business School, UNSW Sydney

Research stream:

Sustainable Wellbeing in Later Life

Inka Eberhardt is a CEPAR Research Fellow, located in the UNSW Business School. She joined the Centre in October 2018. She completed her undergraduate studies in political sciences and economics in the Netherlands, and is to receive a PhD in Finance from Maastricht University in 2019. In 2017, she also visited Professors Michael Norton and John Beshears at Harvard Business School. 

Inka is interested in the interface between behavioural economics and pension systems. For her dissertation, Inka worked together with the Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Detailhandel, the pension fund of the Dutch retail sector. She uses field experiments and online surveys to research the effectiveness of pension communication on savings behaviour and retirement decisions. The aim of her research is to improve communication and to enable consumers to make better choices. 

Keywords: Field experiments; Financial decision making; Consumer behaviour