Posts Tagged ‘Laurie Santos’

  • Decisions Have An Opportunity Cost That Require Tradeoffs

    Behavioral Economics: Insider Trading

    Nov 26, 12 • 489 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    Did you know that many college professors have encountered the dead granny phenomenon? Discussing dishonesty, behavioral economist Dan Ariely tells us that before a college midterm, a student’s grandmother is 10 times more likely to die and before a final

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    Aug 9, 10 • 230 Views • Behavioral Economics, Financial Markets, Households, Money and Monetary Policy, RegulationNo Comments

    Watching capuchin monkeys, we can learn about the financial crisis. In a July TED talk, Yale’s Laurie Santos describes the marketplace she created for the monkeys she was observing. Santos’s goal was to determine whether the mistakes we repeat are