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Brigitte C. Madrian Dean of BYU Marriott School of Business
October 04, 2022

About the Speaker

Brigitte C. Madrian

Brigitte C. Madrian

Brigitte C. Madrian is the Dean and Marriott Distinguished Professor in the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business. She is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and past director of the NBER Household Finance working group.

Dr. Madrian’s current research focuses on behavioral economics and household finance, with a particular focus on household saving and investment behavior. Her work in this area has impacted the design of employer-sponsored savings plans in the U.S. and has influenced pension reform legislation both in the U.S. and abroad. She is a three-time recipient of the TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award for Scholarly Research on Lifelong Financial Security.

Sister Madrian has served as Young Women’s President, Relief Society and Primary teacher and especially enjoys playing the piano for Primary. She and Brother Madrian are currently serving in a BYU married student ward where he is the Bishop.

Sister Madrian was born and raised in Provo, Utah. She is married to David Madrian and they have two daughters.
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