Money and Happiness: Bruin Insights Into Personal Finance
Much of life can be consumed thinking about and working towards acquiring money and happiness. However, if we step back to think closely about our motivations in life, these motivations play a significant role in shaping our personal financial philosophies. What actually makes us happy? Does money make a difference?
This discussion will dig deeper into these philosophical questions. Using examples from research studies, UCLA Anderson Professor David Ravetch will provide some practical answers that may cause you to re-examine your personal spending and saving habits.
About Professor David Ravetch
Senior Lecturer of Accounting, UCLA Anderson School of Management
David Ravetch has been a UCLA faculty member for more than 30 years and is well recognized for his passion for teaching. He is currently a senior lecturer for UCLA Anderson School of Management and has taught principles of accounting, intermediate accounting, cost accounting, special topics in accounting, statistics and applications in excel and mathematics for management.
Ravetch has won numerous teaching awards. He has been named Favorite Accounting Instructor, as voted by the accounting students, as well as, Most Recommended Instructor, as voted by students, campus wide. In the spring of 1995, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Committee on
Accounting Education awarded David Ravetch their Faculty Merit Award, which recognizes excellence in teaching. He was instrumental in establishing the UCLA accounting minor which is recognized today as one of the strongest undergraduate accounting programs where graduates are heavily recruited by the international accounting firms.
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