Ask MoneyTalk: Help! I can’t stop making pandemic purchases
How might the COVID-19 pandemic influence our financial decisions? There’s evidence it has led to a rural real estate boom for a start. Kim Parlee speaks with Nico Lacetera, a professor at University of Toronto’s Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman (BEAR), about why we may be more inclined to make impulsive — and expensive — decisions during lockdown.