Research Associate Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Joanne W. Hsu (pronounced “shoo”) is the Director of the Surveys of Consumers and a Research Associate Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. She earned her PhD in economics at the University of Michigan and her AB in economics and international relations at Brown University. Her research is primarily in the fields of household finance, labor economics, and survey methods, with a current focus on financial sophistication and cognition, and consumer experiences with debt. She previously served as a principal economist in the Division of Research and Statistics at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, where her work included the Survey of Consumer of Finances and the consumption forecast, as well as a visiting professor at the Department of Economics, Howard University.
- Andrej Cupák, Pirmin Fessler, Joanne W Hsu, Piotr R. Paradowski. 2022. Investor confidence and high financial literacy jointly shape investments in risky assets. Economic Modelling 116:106033.
- Sasmira Matta, Joanne W Hsu, Theodore Iwashyna, Micah Y. Baum, Kenneth M Langa, Lauren Hersch Nicholas. 2021. Identifying cohabiting couples in administrative data: evidence from Medicare address data. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 21:238-247.
- Lauren Hersch Nicholas, Kenneth M Langa, Julie P. W. Bynum, Joanne W Hsu. 2021. Financial Presentation of Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias. JAMA Internal Medicine 181(2):220-227.
- Brooke Helppie-McFall, Joanne W Hsu. 2020. Financial profiles of workers most vulnerable to coronavirus-related earnings loss in the spring of 2020. Financial Planning Review 3(4):e1102.