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Aging and Economic Decision Making: Older and Wiser?
Eric J. Johnson, Norman Eig Professor of Business and Director, Center for Decision Sciences Columbia University
The Economics of Sport: What's the Score? (Birmingham Branch)
Robert A. Baade, A.B. Dick Professor of Economics and Business
Lake Forest College
The Federal Reserve as a Lender of Last Resort: An Historical Perspective
Michael D. Bordo, Board of Governors Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Monetary and Financial History, Rutgers University
Article and video Transcript Presentation
Behavioral Economics: Too Much Influence on Policy?
Glenn Harrison, C.V. Starr Chair of Risk Management and Insurance and Director, Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk, Georgia State University
Article and video Transcript