Newsletter 256: February 17, 2020

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Seminars of Interest at Columbia

Monday, February 17th

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm - Schermerhorn 200B
Monday Seminar: First Year Talks

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 329
Finance - PhD Student Seminar

Tuesday, February 18th

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 330
Macroeconomics Lunch Group - Laura Veldkamp

4:15 pm to 5:45 pm - IAB 1101
Money-Macro Workshop - Jacopo Ponticelli
Information, Technology Adoption, and Productivity: The Role of Mobile Phones in Agriculture (with Apoorv Guptay and Andrea Tesei)

Wednesday, February 19th

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 142
Finance Free Lunch - Olivier Darmouri

4:05 pm to 5:35 pm - IAB 1101
Applied Microeconomics Seminar - Petra Persson (Stanford)
The Roots of Health Inequality and The Value of Intra-Family Expertise (with Yiqun Chen and Maria Polyakova)

Thursday, February 20th

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm - Uris 330
Marketing Seminar - Aniko Oery (Yale)

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 141
Finance Seminar - Emil Verner

Friday, February 21st

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 307
Microeconomics Faculty Lunch - Frank Lichtenberg

Other Seminars of Interest

Tuesday, February 20th

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm - NYU, 6 Washington Place, Room 121
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium - Marina Bedny (John Hopkins University)
Insights into contributions of nature and nurture to the human mind and brain from studies with blind individuals

Article of the Week

What is quantum cognition? Physics theory could predict human behavior.
Researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China are working at the forefront of the new field of quantum cognition. Such research examines how quantum mechanics can be applied to classic theories of psychology to understand human decision-making. 

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