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MAE Distinguished Speaker Richard Thaler, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

UCLA’s Master of Applied Economics

Distinguished Speaker Series


Richard Thaler
2017 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of
Behavioral Science and Economics
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

speaking on the topic of
"'Nudge vs. Sludge': Using Behavioral Economics for Good and Evil"

Tuesday March 5, 2019
6:00-7:30 p.m.

​Korn Convocation Hall
UCLA Anderson School of Management


RSVP by Friday, March 1 to Kelli O’Leary


Self-pay parking available in Structure 4


About the speaker: Richard H. Thaler, the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at Chicago Booth, is the 2017 recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Professor Thaler studies behavioral economics and finance as well as the psychology of decision-making which lies in the gap between economics and psychology. He has applied insights from behavioral economics to study portfolio diversification, the equity-risk premium puzzle, and retirement savings. He is the co-author of the global best seller Nudge (2008) and the author of Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics (2015).

Click here to learn more about Richard Thaler.