Newsletter 202: Feb 19, 2018

The Center for Decision Sciences at Columbia Business School
Welcome to the Center for Decision Sciences' Weekly Newsletter. Below you can find a list of events of interest.

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Seminars of Interest at Columbia

Tuesday February 20th

12:30pm to 1:45pm - Uris 307
Macroeconomics Lunch Group - Matthieu Gomez
Title Not Available

12:30pm to 2:00pm - Uris 330
Management Seminar -- Jay Van Bavel (New York University (Psychology))
Moral Contagion and Echo Chambers

4:15pm to 5:45pm - IAB 1101
Money Macro Workshop - Wenxin Du
The dollar, bank leverage and the deviation from covered interest parity (with Stefan Avdjiev, Cathérine Koch, and Hyun Song Shin)

4:00pm to 5:00pm - Jerome L. Greene Sciences Center
Systems, Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience Seminar Series -- Sabine Kastner (Princeton University) 
Neural Dynamics for Attentional Selection

Wednesday February 21st

2:15pm to 3:45pm - IAB 1101
International Economics Workshop - Brad Jensen (Georgetown)
No Title Available

4:10pm to 5:30pm - Schermerhorn 614
Psychology Department Colloquium - Morris Moscovitch (University of Toronto)
Title Not Available

4:15pm to 5:45pm - 1101 IAB
Applied Microeconomics Seminar -- Jason Lindo
Title Not Available

Thursday February 22nd

12:30pm to 1:45pm - Uris 331
Finance Free Lunch (Faculty Only) -- Boris Vallee 
Title Not Available

12:30pm to 2:00pm - Uris 307
Marketing Seminar -- Puneet Manchanda (University of Michigan)
Title Not Available

2:15pm to 3:45pm - Uris 303
Finance Seminar - Shai Bernstein
Title Not Available

Seminars of Interest at NYU

Thursday February 22nd

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Psychology Room 121
Cognition & Perception Colloquia -- Kevin Ochsner (Columbia University)
Title Not Available

Article of the Week
Retirement’s future could rest with digital tools, behavioral economics
Can digital tools solve retirement savings problems? Schlomo Benartzi, a Professor of Behavioral Decision Making at UCLA Anderson School of Management, shares evidence that when a chatbot and text messages, as well as targeted e-mails, are combined with the principles of behavioral economics—specifically, nudging people into certain actions—the effects on retirement savings can be substantial. 

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