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Newsletter 148: Mar 7, 2016

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.

Seminars of Interest at Columbia 

Monday March 7th 

2:30pm to 4:00pm 1101 IAB (Economic Theory Workshop - Marina Agranov)
Title Not Available

4:20pm to 6:00pm 701 Jerome Greene Hall (Law and Economics of Contract and Economic Organization)
Financial Stability and Monetary Policy in a Time of Crisis

Tuesday March 8th

2:15pm to 3:45pm 1101 IAB (Industrial Organization & Strategy - Ashley Swanson (Wharton/Health Care))
"Can Big Data Lower Health Care Costs?" (Related paper with Matthew Grennan)

4:00pm to 5:30pm Uris 301 (Center for Decision Sciences Seminar Series - Martin Hellwig (Max Planck Institute))
Regulatory Reform after the Crisis: Has the Financial System Become Safe?

4:15pm to 5:45pm 1101 IAB (Money-Macro Workshop - Xavier Gabaix)
Behavioral macroeconomics, with application to the New Keynesian model

Wednesday March 9th

12:30pm to 2:00pm Uris 332 (Management Seminar - Adam Galinsky (Columbia Business School) and Dan Wang (Columbia Business School))
Adam Galinsky: An Agentic-Communal Model of Inequality: How the Psychology of Advantage and Disadvantage Integrates Research on Social Class, Gender, Race, and Power
Dan Wang: When do Returnees Become Founders? Cultural Barriers and Boundaries to Entrepreneurial Transitions

4:10pm to 5:10pm 614 Schermerhorn Hall (Psychology Department Colloquium - Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton (UC Berkeley))
The Four R’s of Academic Achievement

4:15pm to 5:45pm 1101 SIPA (Applied Microeconomics: Environment, Health, Labor and Public Finance Seminar - Jeff Clemens)
Title Not Available

Seminars of Interest at NYU

Tuesday March 8th

12:30pm to 1:30pm Psychology Room 551 (Social Psychology Brown Bags - Annie Hill and Alexa Hubbard)
Title Not Available

Thursday March 10th

12:30pm to 1:30pm Psychology Room 551 (Cognition & Perception Colloquia - Dima Amso (Brown University))
Title Not Available

Article of the Week
Mindfulness has big impacts for performance, decision making and career longevity
A new study in the Journal of Management shows that decision making may be improved by mindfulness. Results show that meditators make more rational decisions and avoid common decision errors, such as continuing to spend money on losing projects or reacting emotionally to unfair situations. 

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