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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, October 7
 
12.00-1.30, Schermerhorn 200B (Psych Department Cognitive Lunch)
         Robert Remez (Barnard)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on Psych Dept Cognitive Lunch:
https://lists.columbia.edu/mailman/listinfo/cognitive_lunch
 
12.00-1.30, IAB 1101 (Applied Microeconomics Colloquium)
         Elliot Ash (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)
        Bruno Strulovici (PER Visitor)
        “Contract Negotiation and the Coase Conjecture”
         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 8
 
9.00-10.00, IAB 707 (Political Economy Breakfast)
        Miranda Yaver (Columbia)
        “Bureaucratic Noncompliance and Dynamic Lawmaking in the US: The Case of the EPA”
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on Political Economy Breakfast:
http://political-economy-breakfast.wikischolars.columbia.edu/

2.15-3.45, 1101 IAB (Industrial Organization and Strategy Seminar)
         Gordon Phillips (USC)
         “Conglomerate Industry Choice and Product Language”
          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)
         Henry Siu (UBC)
         “The Trend is the Cycle: Job Polarization and Jobless Recoveries” (with Nir Jaimovich)
          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 9
 
2.10-4.00, 1101 IAB (International Economics Workshop)
         David Hummels (Purdue)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the International Economics Workshop:
http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/finance/seminars/interecon
 
4.10-5.10, 614 Schermerhorn (Psychology Colloquium)
         Deanna Barch (Washington University)
         “Motivation and Cognitive Control in Psychosis”
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the Psychology Colloquium:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/psychology/lists/colloquia.html
 
4.15-5.45, 1101 IAB (Applied Microeconomics: Environment, Health, Labor and Public Finance Seminar)
         Amanda Starc
         “How Product Standardization Affects Choice: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange” (with Keith M Marzilli Ericson)
         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 10
 
2.15-3.45, Uris 333 (Finance Seminar)
         Jules van Binsbergen
         “Measuring Skill in the Mutual Industry” (with Jonathan Berk)
         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, October 7


4.30-5.30, 19 W 4th St, Rm 517 (Applied Microeconomics Workshop)
         Chris Taber (University of Wisconsin)
         “Methods for Using Selection on Observed Variables to Address Selection on Unobserved Variables”
         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
 
Wednesday, October 9
 
4.00-5.00, 19 W 4th St, Rm 517 (Microeconomic Theory Workshop)
         Dov Samet (TAU)
         “Weakly Dominated Strategies: A Mystery Cracked”
         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 10
 
12.30-1.30, 19 W 4th St, Rm 517 (CESS Experimental Economics Seminar)
         Judd B. Kessler (Wharton Business School)
         iCal (to add this event to your calendar)
 
For more information on the CESS Experimental Economics Seminar:
http://cess.nyu.edu/seminars/fall-2013/
 
 
Web Link of the Week:
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