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CDS Weekly Newsletter

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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Upcoming seminars of potential interest at Columbia
 
Monday, September 30
 
12.00-1.30, Schermerhorn 200B (Psych Department Cognitive Lunch)
         Herb Terrace (Columbia)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on Psych Dept Cognitive Lunch:
https://lists.columbia.edu/mailman/listinfo/cognitive_lunch
 
12.00-1.00, IAB 1101 (Applied Microeconomics Colloquium)
         Jessica Van Parys (Columbia)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Applied Microeconomics Colloquium:
http://econ.columbia.edu/seminar-schedule
 
2.30-4.00, IAB 1101 (Economic theory seminar)
        Debraj Ray (NYU)
        “Poverty and Self-Control” (with B. Douglas Bernheim and Sevin Yeltekin)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on Economic Theory seminar:
http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/finance/seminars/economictheory
 
Tuesday, October 1
 
2.15-3.45, 1101 IAB (Industrial Organization and Strategy Seminar)
         Paul Grieco (Penn State)
         “Productivity and Quality in Health Care: Evidence from the Dialysis Industry” (with Ryan McDevitt)
          iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the IO, Organization and Strategy Seminar:
http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/finance/seminars/industorg
 
4.15-5.45, 1101 IAB (Money Macro Seminar)
         Mark Aguiar (Princeton)
         “Take the Short Route:  How to repay sovereign debt when you must, and how to restructure when you can” (with Manuel Amador)
          iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Money macro seminar:
http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/finance/seminars/money
 
Wednesday, October 2
 
12.00-1.00, 1102 IAB (Industrial Organization Colloquium)
         Patrick Sun (IO)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Industrial Organization Colloquium:
http://jagiellonia.econ.columbia.edu/colloquia/industorg/
 
2.10-4.00, 1101 IAB (International Economics Workshop)
         Matthew Flagge
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the International Economics Workshop:
http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/finance/seminars/interecon
 
4.15-5.45, 1101 IAB (Applied Microeconomics: Environment, Health, Labor and Public Finance Seminar)
         Adriana Lieras-Muney (UCLA)
         “The Effects of Childhood Means-tested Cash Transfers on Mortality” (with Anna Aizer, Shari Eli, and Joe Ferrie)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Applied Microeconomics: Environment, Health, Labor and Public Finance Seminar:
http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/finance/seminars/appliedmicro
 
Thursday, October 3
 
2.15-3.45, Uris 333 (Finance Seminar)
         Philipp Schnabl
         “Who Borrows from the Lender of Last Resort?” (with Itamar Drechsler, Thomas Drechsel, and David Marques-Ibanez)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Finance seminar:
http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/finance/seminars/finance
 
 
Upcoming seminars of potential interest at NYU
 
Monday, September 30


4.30-5.30, 19 W 4th St, Rm 517 (Applied Microeconomics Workshop)
         Ahmed Khwaja (Yale)
         “Market Share Dynamics, Size Spillovers and Industry Structure: Evidence from Hamburger Chain Expansion”
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Applied Microeconomics Workshop:
http://econ.as.nyu.edu/object/econ.event.applied
 
Tuesday, October 1
 
2.30-4.00, 19 W 4th St, Rm 517 (Neuroeconomics Seminar)
         Ariel Rubenstein (TAU and NYU)
         “Response Time and Decision Making: A ‘Free Experimental Study’”
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Neuroeconomics Seminar:
http://www.neuroeconomics.nyu.edu/events_neuroeconomics_seminar.html
 
Wednesday, October 2
 
4.00-5.00, 19 W 4th St, Rm 517 (Microeconomic Theory Workshop)
         Stephan Lauermann (University of Michigan)
         “Stable Marriages with Search Frictions” (with Georg Noldeke)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Microeconomic Theory Workshop:
http://econ.as.nyu.edu/object/econ.event.microeconomic
 
Thursday, October 3
 
12.30-1.30, 6 Washington Place, Rm. 551 (Cognition and Perception Colloquia)
         Annual Mini Convention (All Day)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Cognition and Perception Colloquia:
http://www.psych.nyu.edu/events/colloquia.html


 
Web Link of the Week:
 
Test of Alzheimer’s Drug Gets Large Federal Grant:
For the first time, researchers will test a drug on people who are genetically predisposed to the disease but have not shown any symptoms.