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February 2019

Feb
25

CANCELED: Shane Frederick: Valuing Bets and Hedges: Implications for the Construct of Risk Preference

Please note that this seminar will be rescheduled. Please stay posted. Professor, Marketing, Yale School of Management Abstract: Risk attitudes implied by valuations of risk-increasing assets depart markedly from those implied by valuations of risk- reducing assets. For instance, many are unwilling to pay the expected value for a risky…

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February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm • 340 Huntsman Hall
Feb
25

WiN Student Society Monthly Meeting

All Penn-affiliated students are encouraged to join us for the monthly Wharton Neuroscience Initiative’s Student Society general meeting. Dinner will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

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February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm • F50 Huntsman Hall • Philadelphia
Feb
27

“The Psychology of Nuclear Decision Making” with Paul Slovic, William Burke-White and Howard Kunreuther

Paul Slovic, founder and President of Decision Research and Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon, will present a paper entitled “The Caveman and the Bomb: Psychological Obstacles to Rational Decision Making about the Use of Nuclear Weapons”. Abstract: Shortly after the dawn of the nuclear era, psychologists and…

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February 27 @ 12:00 pm - March 5 @ 1:30 pm • Perry World House • Philadelphia

March 2019

Mar
11

Supreet Kaur: Does Poverty Lower Productivity?

Assistant Professor, Economics, University of California, Berkeley

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March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm • 340 Huntsman Hall
Mar
15

Arthur J. Robson: Simon Fraser University

University Professor, Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University Professor Robson has been persuaded for about 20 years by the idea that a strong light can be shed on modern human economic behavior by considering its biological and anthropological basis. He will be giving a Micro Theory Special Seminar in the…

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March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm • PCPSE Room 203 • Philadelphia
Mar
25

Rebecca Saxe: MIT

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology For more information about the Saxe Lab: http://saxelab.mit.edu

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March 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm • Levin Auditorium • Philadelphia
Mar
25

WiN Student Society Monthly Meeting

All Penn-affiliated students are encouraged to join us for the monthly Wharton Neuroscience Initiative’s Student Society general meeting. Dr. Josh Gold will present at this meeting on his research and its implications for neuroscience and business. More details coming soon. Dinner will be provided on a first come, first served…

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March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm • F50 Huntsman Hall • Philadelphia
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