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Newsletter 160: Oct 3, 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.

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Seminars of Interest at Columbia

Tuesday October 4th

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Grace Dodge 457
PhD Seminars - Pablo Slutzky
Title Not Available

12:30pm to 2:00pm - Uris 332
Management Seminars - Ming Leung (UC Berkeley - Haas)
The dilemma of mobility: The differential effects of women and men’s erratic career paths

2:15pm to 3:45pm - 1101 IAB
Industrial Organization & Strategy Seminar - Eduardo Azevedo (Wharton)
Market Failure in Kidney Exchange

4:15pm to 5:45pm - 1101 IAB
Money-Macro Workshop - Benjamin Schoefer
Title Not Available

Wednesday October 5th

2:15pm to 3:45pm - 1101 IAB
International Economics Workshop - Dan Trefler
Title Not Available

4:15pm to 5:45pm - 1101 SIPA
Applied Microeconomics - Zvi Eckstein
Title Not Available

Thursday October 6th

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Uris 331
Finance Free Lunch (Faculty Only) - Pablo Slutzky
Title Not Available

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Uris 330
Marketing Seminar - Sandra Matz (Cambridge)
Title Not Available

2:15pm to 3:45pm - Uris 141
Finance Seminar - Thomas Phillippon (NYU)
Title Not Available

Seminars of Interest at NYU

Tuesday October 4th

12:30pm to 2:00pm - Psychology Room 551
Social Psychology Brown Bags - Rugile Tuskeviciute & Marika Yip-Bannicq 
Title Not Available

2:30pm to 4:00pm - 19 W 4th Street, Room 517
Neuroeconomics Colloquium - Ernst Fehr (University of Zurich)
The brain’s functional network architecture reveals human motives

Thursday October 6th

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Psychology Room 551
Cognition & Perception Colloquia - Eileen Kowler (Rutgers)
Predictive Eye Movements

Article of the Week
How Does the Human Brain Make Decisions? Study Shows Process Behind Choosing Effort and Reward
Researchers at the University of Oxford have found that decision-making is influenced by both reward size and effort required, with lower effort and higher reward decisions favored. More interestingly, however, the research also identified three areas of the brain that are activated when people weigh effort and reward in decision-making, which provides avenues for investigating if and when the reward/effort balance may be go awry. 

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