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Tanner Lecture on Human Values: Raj Chetty

Wed, Mar 28, 2018, 4:30 pm

The second of two lectures in the series.  See also March 27.

Sponsored by the University Center for Human Values.


CENTER EVENT: Behavioral Policy Speaker Series with Rebecca Wolfe — Why Do People Join Violent Groups and What Can We Do To Prevent Them? A Behavioral Perspective

Thu, Mar 29, 2018, 12:15 pm
Rebecca Wolfe, Director of the Peace and Conflict Team of Mercy Corps, will present research on why people join violent groups and how social psychology can help us design better interventions for preventing recruitment into such groups.

CENTER EVENT: Behavioral Policy Speaker Series with Hunt Allcott — Regressive Sin Taxes: What Is the Optimal Soda Tax?

Thu, Apr 19, 2018, 4:30 pm

Hunt Allcott, Associate Professor of Economics at New York University, will deliver a talk (rescheduled from the fall) in the Behavioral Policy Speaker Series, Thursday, April 19, 4:30-6:00 p.m. in 399 Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building.


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About the Center

Established with an anonymous gift in 2015, the Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy, housed in the Woodrow Wilson School, honors the legacy of Daniel Kahneman and Anne Treisman and leverages the combined strengths of the Princeton University faculty across a range of disciplines.  The Center is the intellectual hub that supports and organizes new research projects, plans lecture series and conferences, disseminates research results, and connects Princeton researchers and students with policy makers and scholars from other institutions.