AUGUST 25> intro: L. Crivelli | F. Dodoo – Public Health
British Academy Global Professor at the Leverhulme Center for Demographic Science and Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
Research spans gender, power and sexual decision-making, demographic and health outcomes associated with urban poverty, inequality issues among Africans in the diaspora, and building research capacity in Africa. Joining LCDS in January 2021
*AUGUST 31> intro: (to be confirmed) | J. Stiglitz – (title to be confirmed)
*SEPTEMBER 1> intro: T. Reggiani | R. H. Frank – (title to be confirmed)
He is the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and Professor of Economics at Cornell’s Johnson Graduate School of Management and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos.
For more than a decade, his “Economic View” column appeared monthly in The New York Times. He received his BS in mathematics from Georgia Tech, and then taught math and science for two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural Nepal. He holds an MA in statistics and a PhD in economics, both from the University of California at Berkeley. His papers have appeared in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, and other leading professional journals.
Faculty Area: Strategy and Business Economics
Interdisciplinary Theme: Behavioral Economics and Decision Research – Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology
SEPTEMBER 15> intro: A. Smerilli | C. Bicchieri – (title to be confirmed)
SJP Harvie Professor, University of Pennsylvania. Director, Center for Social Norms and Behavioral Dynamics. Director, PPE and MBDS. Honorary Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge.
Her intellectual affinities lie at the border between philosophy, game theory and psychology. Primary research focus is on judgment and decision making with special interest in decisions about fairness, trust, and cooperation, and how expectations affect behavior. A second research focus examines the nature and evolution of social norms, how to measure norms and what strategies to adopt to foster social change. This research is more applied, and forms the core of the newly created Penn Social Norms Group (PennSONG). A third, earlier research focus has been the epistemic foundations of game theory and how changes in information affects rational choices and solutions.
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