On April 19, a podcast by Dr. Laura Gonzalez became available. It is ILAB 91 - Behavioral Finance in P2P Lending with Laura Gonzalez - Invest Like a Boss,
In the podcast, Dr. Gonzalez discusses behavioral finance in peer-to-peer lending. Dr. Gonzalez’s research on this topic was financed in part through a CBA summer grant.
Online Peer to peer (P2P) Lending, sometimes referred to as online social lending, is part of Fintech. According to Investopedia, Fintech refers to any technological innovation in the financial sector, including innovations in financial literacy and education, retail banking, investment and even crypto-currencies like bitcoin.
Fintech is a quickly developing field, as well as is behavioral finance. New York University offers a concentration in finance, called Fintech, with eight courses. Dr. Gonzalez is examining the technical aspects of Fintech, based on her background as electrical engineer.