Do you Pay a Premium for Responsible Investments?

A recent field lab experiment conducted by Paul Smeets and Marten Laudi shows that financial advisors charge a premium to clients of socially responsible investments. This is something that cannot be justified by higher effort, skill, or costs.

Can Money Buy Happiness?

“It’s not a big flat screen tv or a new phone that makes you happy but rather cleaning help or delivery service”, says economist and ‘happiness professor’ Paul Smeets. "If you have money to spend, buy yourself some spare time!”.