Dec
02

Miguel Urquiola

Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Columbia University
TBD
Dec 02, 2019 12:00 PM

Miguel Urquiola is a Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University, where he also chairs the Columbia Committee on the Economics of Education.  He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Fellow at the Bureau for Research in Development Economics (BREAD).

Jan
24

Anuj K. Shah

Associate Professor of Behavioral Science, Chicago Booth
TBD
Jan 24, 2019 12:00 PM

Anuj K. Shah studies the psychology that arises from facing resource scarcity. In one line of work, he studies how being short on money and time affects decision-making. In another line of work, he studies how behavioral science can help shape interventions to reduce crime and violence.

Feb
07

Sarah Bermeo

Associate Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Feb 07, 2020 12:00 PM

Sarah Bermeo is Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science in the Sanford School at Duke University. Her research lies at the intersection of international relations and development, with a particular focus on relations between industrialized and developing countries.

Feb
14

W. David Bradford

Professor of Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia
TBD
Feb 14, 2020 12:00 PM

W. David Bradford, Ph.D. is the Busbee Chair in Public Policy in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia.  A significant component of Dr. Bradford’s current research involves the origins of time and risk preferences, and their effects on health care related decisions; he also explores other aspects of behavioral economics, including integrating the adaptation into neoclassical models of consumer choice.

Mar
06

Steven Blader

Kenneth G. Langone Professor of Business, NYU Stern
Mar 06, 2020 12:00 PM

Steven Blader received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania (1994) and his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from New York University (2002). His research identifies the organizational conditions that motivate employee performance by addressing employees’ social and relational concerns in the workplace. His work focuses on understanding how employees assess their social and relational standing in their work organizations, and the influence of those judgments on their behavior at work.

Mar
20

Eli Finkel

Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University
TBD
Mar 20, 2020 12:00 PM

Eli Finkel is a professor in the psychology department and in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He earned has BA (1997) in psychology from Northwestern and his PhD (2001) in social/quantitative psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He joined the Northwestern faculty in 2003.

Mar
27

Rebecca Hetey

Associate Director of Criminal Justice Partnerships and Research Scientist, SPARQ
Mar 27, 2020 12:00 PM

Rebecca Hetey, Ph.D., is Associate Director of Criminal Justice Partnerships and Research Scientist at SPARQ. She is an expert on race and the criminal justice system and focuses on strategies to improve police-community relations.

Apr
10

Parag A. Pathak

Professor of Microeconomics, MIT
TBD
Apr 10, 2019

Parag A. Pathak is the Jane Berkowitz Carlton and Dennis William Carlton Professor of Microeconomics at MIT, found­ing co-director of the NBER Working Group on Market Design, and founder of MIT’s School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (SEII), a laboratory focused on education, human capital, and the income distribution.

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