Alumni

Networking and Presentation on Behavioral Economics

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Minneapolis/St. Paul

October 24, 2016: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us for "Behavioral Economics' Greatest Hits." Booth Professor Reid Hastie will lead a conversation on this relatively new economics field. 

Where

Minneapolis Club
729 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Driving Directions:

Free parking ramp (just mention to the attendant that it's an event at the Club).

Event Details

Don't miss a chance for plenty of networking and engaging discussion at the beautiful Minneapolis Club with Booth alumni and students. Professor Hastie will lead an engaging discussion on behavioral economics, with time for networking before and after. Snacks and beverages will be served. Space is limited; reserve your ticket early to receive a discounted price.

Cost

$15 until October 16

$20 week of the event

$25 at the door

Registration

Register Online

Deadline: 10/21/2016

Speaker Profiles

Reid Hastie (Speaker)
Professor of Behavioral Science, University of Chicago Booth

Reid Hastie is a Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science at Booth. He studies judgment and decision making (managerial, legal, medical, engineering, and personal), memory and cognition, and social psychology. He is best known for his research on legal decision making and he is currently studying the role of explanations in inductive judgments, the wisdom of crowds, and civil jury decision-making.

Prof. Hastie taught at Harvard University, Northwestern University, and the University of Colorado where he was director of the Center for Research and Judgment Policy.

He has served on review panels for the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Research Council, and on 18 professional journal editorial boards. His research was funded continuously by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health from 1975 to 2005. He has published more than 100 articles in scientific journals, including Psychological Review, Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Prof. Hastie earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Stanford University in 1968, a master's degree in Psychology from the University of California at San Diego in 1970, and a doctoral degree in Psychology from Yale University in 1973. He joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2001.

Questions

Tom Brinkmann 
President of the Twin Cities Alumni Club
612.999.7034