Decision Processes Colloquia: 2007-2008

Where: 355 JMHH Conference Room

When: 12:00-1:20 PM (unless otherwise noted)

Note: Contact Coordinators Deborah Small (215-898-6494), Gal Zauberman (215-573-0558), or Jason Dana (215-573-4088) for suggestions for additional speakers and Angela Di Santo (215-746-3756) for Decision Process scheduling information and appointments with speakers.

Spring 2008

Speaker Abstracts/Papers

January 28, 2008 Emir Kamenica Assistant Professor of Economics University of Chicago Choice Overload and Simplicity Seeking PAPER

February 4, 2008 Joachim Vosgerau Assistant Professor of Marketing Canegie Mellon University The (ill-fated) Pursuit of Enjoyment in Watching Televised Sports Events and other Competitions ABSTRACTIndeterminacy and Live Television PAPER

February 11, 2008 Talya Miron-Shatz Post-doctoral Research Associate> Center for Health & Wellbeing Princeton University Evaluating Multi-Episode Events PAPER

February 18, 2008 Presidents Day – No Talk Scheduled

February 25, 2008 Ernan Haruvy Assistant Professor of Marketing University of Texas, Dallas Individual Choice among Charity Auctions PAPER

March 3, 2008 Ido Erev William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Learning and the Economics of Small Decisions ABSTRACT PAPER

March 10, 2008 Spring Break – No DP

March 17, 2008 Laura Kray Harold Furst Associate Professor of Management Philosophy and Values University of Berkeley, California Thinking Within the Box: The Relational Procession Style Elicited by Counterfactual Mind-Sets PAPER

March 24, 2008

March 31, 2008 Emily Pronin Assistant Professor of Psychology Princeton University How We See Ourselves and How We See Others: Basic Mechanics to Social Consequences ABSTRACT

April 7, 2008 Grace Wong Assistant Professor of Real Estate University of Pennsylvania The American Dream? The Private and External Benefits of Home Ownership Paper

April 14, 2008 DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER: George Loewenstein Herbert A. Simon Professor of Economics and Psychology Carnegie Mellon University The Economist as Therapist: Methodological Ramifications of “Light” Paternalism PAPER

April 21, 2008 Kristin Diehl Assistant Professor of Marketing University of Southern California Grear Expectations?! Assortment Size, Expectations and Satisfaction PAPER

April 28, 2008 Michael Haselhuhn Senior Fellow, Risk Management and Decision Processes Center; Lecturer University of Pennsylvania Implicit Negotiation Beliefs and Performance: Experimental and Longitudinal Evidence PAPER

Fall 2007

Where: 355 JMHH Conference Room
When: 12:00-1:20 PM (unless otherwise noted)
Note: Contact Coordinators Deborah Small (215-898-6494), Gal Zauberman (215-573-0558), or Jason Dana (215-573-4088) for suggestions for additional speakers and Angela Di Santo (215-746-3756) for Decision Process scheduling information and appointments with speakers.

Sept 10, 2007 Opening Lunch, meets @ 12 noon in room 741 JMHH

Speaker Abstracts/Papers

Sept 17, 2007 Jonah Berger, Assistant Professor of Marketing The Wharton School The Spread of Culture

Sept 24, 2007 Scott Rick, Senior Fellow, Risk Management and Decision Processes Center The Wharton School Tightwads and Spendthrifts

Oct 1, 2007 Devin G. Pope, Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management The Wharton School Math is for Boys? Analysing the Effect of Environmental Factors on the Gender Gap in Math Test Scores

Oct 8, 2007 Leaf Van Boven, Assistant Professor of Psychology Cornell University Immediacy Bias in Perceptions of Emotional Intensity and Human Suffering

Oct 15, 2007 No Colloquia – Fall Break

Oct 22, 2007 Alan Sanfey Assistant Professor of Psychology University of Arizona Deliberative and Affective Processes in Decision-Making

Oct 29, 2007 Yuval Rottenstreich, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations New York University Do We Agree More About Who is Beautiful or Who is Ugly? A Four-level Model of Asymmetries Between Likes and Dislikes

Nov 5, 2007 Mara Mather, Associate Professor of Psychology UC Santa Cruz Older Adults’ Positivity Effect in Attention and Memory: The Role of Cognitive Control

Nov 12, 2007 Joseph P. Simmons, Assistant Professor of Marketing Yale University When Will Motivation Increase Adjustment from Anchor Values

Nov 19, 2007 No Colloquia – JDM Conference

Nov 26, 2007 Leonard Lee, Assistant Professor of Marketing Columbia University Preference Consistency, Emotion and Cognition

Dec 3, 2007 Erte Xiao, Post Doctoral Fellow University of Pennsylvania Social Norms and Decision Making