November 6, 2009
Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Center for Decision Sciences weekly newsletter.
Our goal is to improve interdisciplinary cooperation in decision research by raising awareness of the broad array of seminars, and other activities at Columbia as well as in the overall NYC region.
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Upcoming Seminars of Potential Interest at Columbia University
Monday, Nov. 9
2.40-4.00, Schermerhorn 200C (Psychology Department Social Snack)
Dave Amodio (NYU)
Title: Proactive control: How goals tune perception to regulate responses to race.
Tuesday, Nov. 10
12.30-1.45, Uris 307 (Marketing Division Seminar)
Daniel Bartels (University of Chicago)
“The Role of Connectedness to the Future Self in Intertemporal Choice”
Click here to download a .pdf of two papers for this presentation:
2:15-3:45, 306 Uris (I.O., Organizations, and Strategy)
Eric Budish (University of Chicago),
“Strategic Behavior in Multi-Unit Assignment Problems: Lessons for Market Design."
4:15-5:45, IAB 1027 (Money Macro Workshop)
Wednesday, Nov. 11
12.30-2.00, Uris 307 (Decision Making and Negotiations CDA Job Talk)
Mike Norton (Harvard Business School)
“The Benefits of Prosocial Spending, for Individuals and Organizations”
4:15-5:45, IAB 1027 (Applied Microeconomics Seminar)
Upcoming Seminars of Potential Interest at NYU
Wednesday, Nov. 11
12:00-1:20, Room KMC 2-65, Henry Kaufman Management Center, 44 West 4th St.
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen (Northwestern University)
Click here to download a .pdf of the paper for this presentation: Consumer Credit
Web Link of the Week
George Soros announces $50 million gift to create "Institute for New Economic Thinking" which will offer research grants, convene symposia, and establish a new journal.
The full article can be found here: http://www.newsweek.com/id/219720