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Newsletter 126: Mar 23, 2015

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 

Monday March 23rd

12pm to 1:30pm 200 B Schermerhorn (Psychology Department Monday Seminar - Jay Van Bavel (NYU))
How values, identities and motivations organize social perception and evaluation, and the underlying neural mechanisms that mediate these processes

12:30pm to 1:30pm Uris 328 (PhD Seminar - Arpit Gupta )
Title Not Available 

2:30pm to 4pm 1101 IAB (Economic Theory Workshop - David Ahn)
Title Not Available 

Tuesday March 24th

12:30pm to 1:30pm Uris 332 (Management Seminars - Anita Woolley (CMU))
Why are some teams smarter than others? The dynamics of collective intelligence in teams

2:15pm to 3:45pm 1101 IAB (Industrial Organization and Strategy Seminar - Konrad Stahl (Mannheim))
Trust, Competition and Innovation: Theory and Evidence from German Car Manufacturers (with Giacomo Calzolari, Leonardo Felli, Johannes Koenen and Giancarlo Spagnolo)

4:15pm to 5:45pm 1101 IAB (Money Macro Seminar - Laura Alfaro)
Can Prices Determine Vertical Integration (with Paola Conconi, Harald Fadinger and Andy Newman)

Wednesday March 25th

2pm to 4pm Where: 1101 IAB (International Economics Workshop - Andres Rodriguez-Clare)
Title Not Available 

Thursday March 26th

12:30pm to 1:30pm Uris 333 (Marketing Seminar - Alexandre de Corniere (Oxford)
Title Not Available 

12:30pm to 1:30pm Uris 331 (Finance Free Lunch Seminar (Faculty Only) - Tano Santos)
Title Not Available 

2:15pm to 3:45pm No Room Given (Finance Seminar (Brian Melzer))
Retail Financial Advice: Does One Size Fits All? (with Stephen Foster, Juhani Linnainmaa, and Alessandro Previtero)

4pm to 5pm Faculty House (Language and Cognition Seminar - Sheila Blumstein (Brown University))
Variability and Invariance in Speech and Lexical Processing: Evidence from Aphasia and Functional Neuroimaging 

Seminars of Interest at NYU

Tuesday March 24th

2:30pm to 4pm 19 West 4th Street, Room 517 (Neuroeconomics Seminar - Armin Falk (University of Bonn)
Malleability of moral behavior

Thursday March 26th

11am to 12pm Alumni Hall B (Psychiatry Grand Round Talks - Marshall Forstein (Harvard Medical School))
The Neuropsychiatric and Psychological Aspects of HIV: Current Clinical Implications

12:30pm to 1:30pm Economics Department Room 517 (CESS Experimental Economics Seminar - Georg Weizsacker (University of Berlin))
Markets for leaked information (joint with Steffen Huck, WZB Berlin Social Science Center)

News Article of the Week 
Unlocking the secrets of decision making
Researchers at Impact 2015 discussed the role of decision making research in social change. Justin Gutmann at Citizens Advice looked into decisions regarding energy suppliers. His team found that people do not have the time and motivation to switch suppliers, and they doubt their own ability to find the right solution. 


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