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Chicago Booth Insights events feature Chicago Booth faculty members and extraordinary business leaders from around the world sharing innovative ideas on human capital, risk management, leadership, consumer behavior, international economic development, geopolitical assessment, and other timely, consequential topics. 

Thaler

Richard H. Thaler

Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics

Richard H. Thaler is the author of the bestselling book Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, and the 2016 Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics. He will discuss what insights behavioral economics can bring to current economic and political challenges in the US with David Leonhardt of The New York Times at the upcoming event Nudging Now: How Behavioral Economics Explains US Politics.

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Ron Burt

Ronald Burt

Hobart W. Williams Professor of Sociology and Strategy

Ronald Burt studies the ways that social networks create competitive advantage in careers, organizations, and markets. Professor Burt will explore the high cost of withdrawing and examine the negative consequences for business leaders who disengage in the upcoming London event The Cost of Severing Social Networks.

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Steven Neil Kaplan

Neubauer Family Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance

Steven Neil Kaplan conducts research on issues in private equity, venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, corporate governance, and corporate finance. He will discuss his most recent research at the upcoming event Decisions and Performance in Venture Capital and Demo Day.

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