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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, March 10

12.30-1.30, Uris 307 (Ph.D. Student Seminar)
         Arpit Gupta
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Ph.D. Student Seminar:
http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/finance/seminars/phd
 
2.30-4.00, 1101 IAB (Economic Theory Workshop)
         Gonzalo Cisternas (MIT)
         “Two-sided Learning and Moral Hazard”
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For more information on the Economic Theory Workshop:
http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/programs-admissions/academics/divisions/finance/seminars/economictheory
 
Tuesday, March 11

4.15-5.45, 1101 IAB (Money Macro Workshop)
         Emmanuel Farhi (Harvard)
         “The Safety Trap” (with Richard Caballero)
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For more information on the Money Macro Workshop:
http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/programs-admissions/academics/divisions/finance/seminars/money
 
Wednesday, March 12

4.10-5.10, 614 Schermerhorn (Psychology Colloquium)
         Renée Baillargeon (University of Illinois)
         “Early Sociomoral Reasoning”
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For more information on the Psychology Colloquium:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/psychology/lists/colloquia.html
 
4.15-5.45, 1101 SIPA (Applied Microeconomic: Environment, Health, Labor and Public Finance Seminar)
         Leonardo Bursztyn (UCLA Anderson)
         “Understanding Mechanisms Underlying Peer Effects: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Financial Decisions”
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For more information on the Applied Microeconomic: Environment, Health, Labor and Public Finance Seminar:
http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/programs-admissions/academics/divisions/finance/seminars/appliedmicro



Upcoming seminars of potential interest at NYU
 
Tuesday, March 11

12.30-2.00, 6 Washington Place Room 551 (Social Psychology Brown Bags)
         Joanna Sterling and Rugile Tuskeviciute (NYU)
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For more information on the Social Psychology Brown Bags Seminar:
http://www.psych.nyu.edu/events/colloquia.html#social
 
 
 
Web Link of the Week:
 
“Save or Be Selfish?”
Why do people undersave even when saving is in their best interest? A new model from Andrew Hertzberg sheds light on how spouses and other household members balance self-interest against saving.