Richard Thaler Book Tour - Seattle
May 28, 2015: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Town Hall welcomes economist, behavioral scientist and Booth professor Richard Thaler for a discussion of his latest book, Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics.
1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Seneca Street)
Professor Thalerwill appear in conversation with the co-founder Intellectual Ventures, Nathan Myhrvold to discuss his latest book, Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics.
Coupling recent discoveries in human psychology with a practical understanding of incentives and market behavior, Thaler enlightens readers about how to make smarter decisions in an increasingly mystifying world. He reveals how behavioral economic analysis opens up new ways to look at everything from household finance to assigning faculty offices in a new building, to TV game shows, the NFL draft, and businesses like Uber.
Tickets are available here for $5.