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IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents: John Morgan, Ph.D. “On the Merits of Meritocracy”

October 19, 2012 by | Economic Science Institute

Oct. 19th, John Morgan, Ph.D. – On the Merits of Meritocracy Abstract: We study career choice when competition for promotion is a contest. A more meritocratic profession always succeeds in attracting the highest ability types, whereas a profession with superior promotion benefits attracts high types only if the hazard rate of the noise in performance

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IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents: Jonathan Meer, Ph.D. “An Experimental Analysis of Charitable Donations of Time and Money”

October 12, 2012 by | Economic Science Institute

Oct. 12th, Jonathan Meer, Ph.D.– An Experimental Analysis of Charitable Donations of Time and Money Abstract: We conduct a laboratory experiment to test if there are differences in behavior when subjects can donate either time or money to charity. Our subjects perform an effort task to earn money. In one treatment they can have their

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Chapman University to host Cross-Border Entrepreneurship Conference

October 9, 2012 by | Leatherby Center

Chapman University is hosting the Cross-Border Entrepreneurship Conference (“CBE”) to be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012.  This conference will provide opportunities for individuals, members of business and professional organizations, private capital and government entities from both the United States and Mexico to explore alliances among operating companies and investor groups on both sides of the

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Fall Accounting and Business Recruiting Season Begins at Chapman University

October 8, 2012 by | Undergraduates

ASBE’s Undergraduate Office of Career Planning and Placement is proud to announce that beginning Monday, October 8th, OCPP starts an entire month of full-time accounting interviews for our graduating seniors. In addition to 10 accounting firms, ASBE is excited to have JP Morgan Chase who will be here to recruit graduating seniors in finance and business for their 2013 Commercial Banking Analyst Program. 

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Dean’s tip for undergraduate business students

October 5, 2012 by | Undergraduates

Hey ASBE crowd, I have two quick things to share with you about this table. This Summer I decided to leave BCG, the company shown as #2 (for second year running) on Fortune’s annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For”, to join you at this FANTASTIC institution because ASBE is just

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IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents: Joshua Tassoff, Ph.D. “Exponential-Growth Bias and Lifecycle Consumption.”

October 5, 2012 by | Economic Science Institute

Oct. 5th, Joshua Tasoff, Ph.D. – Exponential-Growth Bias and Lifecycle Consumption. Abstract: Exponential-growth bias (EGB) is the tendency for individuals to underestimate exponential growth to the neglect of the role of compounding. We develop a theoretical model in which EGB causes consumers to mis-perceive the budget constraint. Because consumers dynamically mis-perceive prices, consumers will over-consume

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Professor Vernon Smith to be appointed Honorary Fellow at Chilean university

October 3, 2012 by | Economic Science Institute

Professor Vernon Smith, 2002 Nobel laureate in economics, is in Chile this week and will receive an extraordinary honor – he will be appointed an Honorary Fellow at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, a private institution in Valparaiso, “for his seminal contributions on experimental economics and liberal thinking,” the university has announced. Read full article in

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IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents: Charles Thomas, Ph.D., “An Alternating-Offers Model of Multilateral Negotiations”

September 28, 2012 by | Economic Science Institute

Sept. 28th, Charles Thomas, Ph.D. – An Alternating-Offers Model of Multilateral Negotiations Abstract: I modify a standard infinite-horizon alternating-offers model of bilateral negotiations to analyze multilateral negotiations, an exchange process in which a buyer attempts to purchase from one of several sellers offering potentially different amounts of surplus to be split.  Rival sellers constrain the

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