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Newsletter 177: Mar 20, 2017

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 March 21st

12:30pm to 2:00pm - Uris 326
Management Seminars - Connie Helfat (Dartmouth - Tuck)
Shaping, Searching, and Endogenous Selection: The Quest for Superior Performance

2:15pm to 3:45pm - IAB 1101
Industrial Organizational & Strategy - Alex Frankel (Chicago Booth)
Selecting Applicants 

4:15pm to 5:45pm - IAB 1101
Money-Macro Workshop - Rasmus Lentz (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
An Empirical Model of Wage Dispersion with Sorting (with Jesper Bagger)

Wednesday March 22nd

2:15pm to 3:45pm - 1101 IAB
International Economics Workshop - Anson Soderbery (Purdue) 
Title Not Available

4:10pm to 5:10pm - 614 Schermerhorn Hall
Psychology Department Colloquium Series - Nate Kornell (Williams College)
Title Not Available

Thursday March 23rd

2:15pm to 3:45pm - Uris 140
Finance Seminar - Jean-Noel Barrot (MIT)
Import Competition and Household Debt (with Erik Loualiche, Matthew Plosser and Julien Sauvagnat)

4:00pm to 5:00pm - Faculty House
Language & Cognition Seminar - Lisa Sanders (University of Massachusetts)
Listeners Only Hear What They Know They Don't Know

Seminars of Interest at NYU

Tuesday March 21st

12:30pm to 2:00pm - Psychology Room 551
Social Psychology Brown Bags - Taly Reich (Yale)
Title Not Available

2:40pm to 4:00pm - 19 W 4th Street, Room 517
Neuroeconomics Colloquium - John O'Doherty (Caltech)
How goal-values are constructed in human vmPFC and OFC

Thursday March 23rd

12:30pm to 1:30pm - Psychology Room 551
Cognition & Perception Colloquia - Antje Ihlefeld (NJ Institute of Technology)
Title Not Available

4:30pm to 5:30pm - Psychology Room 551
Social Colloquia - Jim Coan (University of Virginia)
Health, Well Being and the Social Regulation of Effort

Article of the Week
Two business-school professors discovered how to make both red and blue Americans care about Trump’s drastic budget cuts
Professors Eric Johnson and Elke Weber of the Center for Decision Sciences present research that shows that the way that tradeoffs between benefits and costs of budget cuts are presented can drastically impact people's opinions on public policy. More specifically, when tradeoffs are framed in terms of understandable, personal, and concrete numbers, people disagree less. 

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