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Linda Ginzel Honored with Teaching Award

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 4/25/2019 8:36:00 AM
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Linda Ginzel

Linda E. Ginzel has been honored with the 2019 Hillel J. Einhorn Excellence in Teaching Award. The award was established in 1987 in honor of Hillel J. Einhorn, the founding director of the Center for Decision Research.

Think Better with Angela Duckworth

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 4/18/2019 4:03:00 PM
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Angela Duckworth

On April 17, 2019, more than 210 people were in attendance as the Center for Decision Research welcomed psychologist and best-selling author Angela Duckworth, who presented her talk, "Strategic Self-Control.”

Think Better with David Yokum (with video)

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/14/2019 11:52:00 AM
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David Yokum

On February 13, 2019, David Yokum presented his talk, “Behavioral Science and Public Policy: Mapping the Next Five Years,” as part of the Center for Decision Research’s Think Better speaker series.

Think Better with Sendhil Mullainathan (with video)

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 11/30/2018 2:33:00 PM
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 Sendhil Mullainathan

Watch the video of CDR's Sendhil Mullainathan discussing “The Self-Driving Mind.” Mullainathan, who is the Roman Family University Professor of Computation and Behavioral Science at Chicago Booth, was the inaugural speaker in our Think Better series.

Money Can’t Buy Happiness…Or Can It?

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 1/23/2018 9:10:00 AM
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Christopher K. Hsee

CDR faculty member Christopher Hsee explores the long-debated happiness to wealth problem, finding that relativity tends to be the only constant.

Richard H. Thaler wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 10/9/2017 3:37:00 PM
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Richard Thaler

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences honored Thaler “for his contributions to behavioural economics,” a relatively new field that bridges the gap between economics and psychology.

CDR Welcomes Christopher Bryan, 2015

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 9/30/2015 12:00:00 PM
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CDR Welcomes Thomas Talhelm, 2015

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 9/30/2015 12:00:00 PM
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Thaler's New Book: Misbehaving

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 5/1/2015 12:00:00 PM
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CDR Welcomes New Postdocs

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 9/15/2014 4:48:00 PM
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CDR Announces New Faculty Member

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 9/15/2014 12:00:00 PM
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Thaler Awarded Global Economy Prize

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 6/24/2014 12:00:00 PM
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Nick Epley's "Mindwise"

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 2/11/2014 12:00:00 PM
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New CDR Members for 2013

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/28/2013 4:50:00 PM
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We are pleased to welcome Daniel Bartels and Abigail Sussman to our faculty.

New Paths to Purpose Grant

Posted by Center for Decision Research on 8/27/2013 4:50:00 PM
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Members of the CDR have been awarded a $3.6 million grant to study how people can more effectively pursue and fulfill their stated purposes in life.