Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Russell Sage Foundation Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics 2014

Terrific opportunity to attend the eleventh Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics in New Hampshire (June 29 - July 11) and learn from some of the biggest names in the field. Around 30 people will be invited and you must have completed at least 1 year of a PhD by July 2014. Deadline in March. Details below.

"The program will include topics on psychological foundations such as decision-making under risk and uncertainty, intertemporal choice, biases in judgment, mental accounting, and social preferences, as well as the implications of these foundations for savings behavior, labor markets, development economics, finance, public policy, and other economic topics. The co-organizers and principal faculty of the Summer Institute are David Laibson and Matthew Rabin, who will be in attendance for the full program. Visiting faculty include Colin Camerer, Stefano DellaVigna, Ulrike Malmendier, Sendhil Mullainathan, Devin Pope, and Richard Thaler.
Participation is restricted to Ph.D. students who by July 2014 will have completed at least one year of their graduate program or to faculty who have completed their Ph.D. program since April 2013. Candidates in related disciplines (e.g., psychology, business, political science and law) who have a strong interest and advanced training in formal economics are also eligible...Complete applications, including letters of recommendation, must be received by Friday, March 14."

Source: http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/laibson/files/behaveannounce2014.pdf

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