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Newsletter 149: Mar 21, 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 21st 

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

Tuesday March 22nd

2:00pm to 3:00pm - 1101 IAB
Industrial Organization & Strategy Seminar - Mike Powell (Northwestern/Kellogg)
Managing Careers in Organizations (with Rongzhu Ke and Jin Li)

4:15pm to 5:45pm 1101 IAB (Money-Macro Workshop - Lee Ohanian)
The Decline of the Rust Belt: A Macroeconomic Analysis

Wednesday March 23rd

4:15pm to 5:45pm 1101 SIPA (Applied Microeconomics - Daron Acemoglu)
Title Not Available

Thursday March 24th

12:30pm to 1:30pm Uris 333 (Marketing Seminar - Miguel Villas Boas (Berkeley))
Title Not Available

12:30pm to 1:30pm Uris 331 (Finance Free Lunch Seminar (Faculty Only) - Yaron Levi)
Information Architecture and Intertemporal Choice: A Randomized Field Experiment in the United States

2:15pm to 3:45pm Uris 330 (Finance Seminar - Toni Whited (Michigan))
Title Not Available

6:00pm to 7:30pm Uris 326 (Cognition and Decision Seminar Series - Dr. Giorgio Coricelli (University of Southern California))
Strategizing and attention in games

Seminars of Interest at NYU

Tuesday March 22nd

12:30pm to 2:00pm Psychology Room 551 (Social Psychology Brown Bags - Melanie Langer and Brenna Malta)
Title Not Available

2:30pm to 4:00pm  NYU Department of Economics, 19 W 4th Street, Room 517 (Neuroeconomics Colloquium - Vinod Venkatraman (Temple University))
Consumer Neuroscience: Moving Beyond Hype

Thursday March 24th

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

Article of the Week
The key to better decision-making could be found in UNL professor’s research model
Dr. Jeffrey Stevens, a professor a the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, proposes a new model of decision-making: the similarity model. This counters the discounting model by suggesting that people choose smaller sooner due to a small difference in benefit compared with the big difference in cost. 

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