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CDR Launches International Research Partnership with Ashoka University

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/23/2021 10:15:06 AM
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The CDR recently launched a promising new partnership with Ashoka University’s Delhi-based Centre for Social and Behaviour Change that will enable both institutions to conduct innovative cross-cultural research, field-test behavioral interventions, and more.

Video: Think Better with Ayelet Fishbach

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/18/2021 2:00:00 PM
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Chicago Booth Prof. Ayelet Fishbach

On Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Chicago Booth's Ayelet Fishbach presented her talk "Stay Motivated" exploring the behavioral science behind effective goal-setting and motivation. The recap and recording are now available.

Apply Today: Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/15/2021 9:55:22 AM
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Richard Thaler

The Center for Decision Research is now accepting submissions for the spring round of the Thaler-Tversky Independent Research Grant program for emerging scholars. Applications are due by April 1, 2021.

Alex Imas Wins Exeter Prize for Research on Gender Discrimination

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/5/2021 4:00:00 PM
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Alex Imas

Chicago Booth's Alex Imas and co-authors were recently awarded the Exeter Prize for their outstanding paper, "The Dynamics of Discrimination: Theory and Evidence"

CDR Research Featured at SJDM's 2020 Annual Meeting

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/4/2021 3:41:00 PM
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The Society for Judgment and Decision Making held its virtual Annual Meeting Dec. 9-12, 2020. Catch up on the posters and sessions that featured research by CDR faculty, principal researchers, and students.

CDR Research in the News: Fall 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 12/10/2020 1:30:00 PM
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During fall quarter, CDR faculty were featured in popular press and podcasts. Catch up on recent thought leadership by CDR researchers.

Video: Think Better with Todd Rogers

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 11/19/2020 12:00:00 PM
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Todd Rogers

On Wednesday, November 19, behavioral scientist Todd Rogers presented his Think Better talk, "Fewer Words, Please" about harnessing the science of attention to write concise, effective emails.

Chicago Urban League Presents Humanitarian Award to Professor George Wu

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 11/4/2020 12:00:00 PM
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George Wu

Chicago Booth Professor George Wu was recently named the recipient of the 2020 Chicago Urban League Humanitarian Award for his work as a key architect of the Urban League's IMPACT Leadership Development Program.

CDR Lab Director Becky White Wins Booth Impact Award

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 10/30/2020 12:00:00 PM
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CDR Lab Director Rebecca White

CDR Lab Director Dr. Becky White was awarded a 2020 Booth Impact Award for her exceptional leadership of the center's research staff and data collection efforts. Read more about Dr. White, her history at the CDR, and the innovative projects that merited this well-deserved award.

CDR Research in the News: July & August 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 9/10/2020 12:00:00 PM
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During summer 2020, CDR faculty were featured in the The Washington Post, CNN, and other fine publications. Catch up on recent thought leadership by CDR researchers.

Re-Launching A Behavioral Science Lab, Virtually

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/14/2020 9:41:03 AM
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The Center for Decision Research’s PIMCO Decision Research Lab continues to conduct world-class empirical research—but has transformed itself during the COVID-19 shutdown into a virtual lab in order to help advance the scientific understanding of human behavior.

Video: Think Better with Dolly Chugh

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/3/2020 4:05:00 PM
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On Wednesday, July 29, award-winning social psychologist Dolly Chugh joined Booth's Jane Risen for a conversation about how to recognize unconscious biases and how to stand up for a more diverse, equitable, inclusive society.

Thomas Talhelm Explores Relationship between Rice Production and Social Norms

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 7/15/2020 12:00:00 PM
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Thomas Talhelm

Associate Professor Thomas Talhelm recently published a new article in PNAS, "Historically Rice-Farming Societies Have Tighter Social Norms in China and Worldwide."

CDR Research in the News: June 2020

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 7/6/2020 12:00:00 PM
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In June, CDR research on racial bias was featured in the New York Times and New York Daily News. Catch up on recent thought leadership by CDR faculty.

The Center for Decision Research’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 7/2/2020 10:36:00 AM
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As part of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Center for Decision Research fully embraces the statement of President Robert J. Zimmer and Provost Ka Yee C. Lee, and that of Dean Madhav Rajan, affirming the university’s commitment to combating racism that has long permeated American culture.

Marianne Bertrand, George Wu, and Linda Ginzel Win Teaching Awards

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 6/29/2020 8:00:00 AM
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At the 2020 Toast to the Graduates, held Saturday, June 6, several CDR faculty members were recognized for their distinguished service to the Chicago Booth community.

CDR Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 6/25/2020 11:02:21 AM
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Alex Imas (L) and Alex Todorov (R)

The Center for Decision Research is pleased to announce Professors Alex Imas and Alexander Todorov will be joining the center in the 2020-2021 academic year.

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