Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children: Townsend Book Chat with Alison Gopnik
Lecture | November 8 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Alison Gopnik argues that the familiar 21st century picture of parents and children is profoundly wrongit's not just based on bad science, it's bad for kids and parents, too.
Experience Effects: How Personal Lifetime Experiences Affect Financial Investment and Risk Attitudes
Colloquium | November 8 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Ulrike Malmendier, Professor, Haas School of Business
Malmendiers area of focus is the intersection of economics and finance, and why and how individuals make decisionsspecifically how individuals make mistakes and systematically biased decisions. Some of her work includes research on CEO overconfidence, the long-term frugality of Depression babies and the decision-making behind gym membership.