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Newsletter 224: November 26, 2018


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 November 27th

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm - Uris 327
PhD Student Seminar - Tuomas Tomunen
Failure of Risk Sharing in the Market for Catastrophe Risk

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 306
Macroeconomics Lunch Group - Chris Tonetti
Title Not Available

4:15 pm to 5:45 pm - 1101 International Affairs Building 
Money-Macro Workshop - Katka Borovickova (New York University)
High Wage Workers Work for High Wage Firms (with Robert Shimer)

Wednesday November 28th

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 326
Finance Free Lunch (Faculty Only) - Harry Mamayski
Title Not Available

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Schermerhorn 614
Psychology Department Colloquia - Thalia Wheatley (Dartmouth)
Title Not Available

4:05 pm to 5:45 pm - 1101 International Affairs Building
Applied Microeconomics: Environment, Health, Labor, and Public Finance Seminars - Stefanie Stantcheva
Title Not Available

Thursday November 29th

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 142
Finance Seminar - Maureen O'Hara (Cornell University)
Title Not Available

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm - Uris 306
Microeconomics Faculty Lunch - Jonas Hjort 
Title Not Available

4:15pm to 5:30pm - Jerome L. Greene Science Center, 9th Floor Lecture Hall  
Cognition and Decision Seminar Series - Tom Griffiths (Princeton University)
Resource-rational models of decision-making 

Seminars of Interest at NYU

Tuesday November 27th 

12:30pm to 2:00pm - 6 Washington Place, Room 551
Social Program Brown Bag - Vivienne Badaan and Jeffrey Brooks
Imagining Better Societies: A Social Psychological Framework of Utopian Thinking and Collective Action and Top-down influences on the neural representation of facial emotion perception

Article of the Week
Making decisions over prolonged periods doesn't diminish accuracy, new study finds
Usually, making good decisions involves gathering information over several seconds, a lot longer than the time that individual brain cells take to process their inputs. A new study by neuroscientists at New York University finds this disparity does not reduce our ability to make accurate choices. 

This newsletter is cosponsored by the Center for Decision Sciences and the Decision Making & Negotiations Area.

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