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TEDxYale - Keith Chen - The Impact of Language on Economic Behavior

Keith Chen - The Impact of Language on Economic Behavior. Keith Chen is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Yale School of Management. His research blurs traditional boundaries in both subject ...

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Einar Hope on challenges for Energy Economics research

Einar Hope, professor emeritus in Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration explains what is, in his opinion, the main challenge ahead for research in Energy Economics...

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Economics

Michele Tuccio: Immigration and new values | Human capital and growth

Michele Tuccio of the University of Southampton looks at the effect immigration can have on the social norms in origin countries. His study finds evidence that international migrants while living abro...

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Economics

Nudge, the Animation: Helping people make better choices

Nudge, the Animation: Helping people make better choices - People don't always act rationally. In fact, they tend to act irrationally - but in predictable ways. In this video, four marketing professor...

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Economics

Thesis Statements: Stability of Risk Preference Estimates Over Payoff Horizons

Thesis Statements: Stability of Risk Preference Estimates Over Payoff Horizons. The technical title describes a behavioral economics experiment that Alexander Myers (Economics student) devised for Am...

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Rajesh Ramachandran: The usefulness of mother tongues | Human capital and growth

Rajesh Ramachandran of Goethe University discusses the effect of the reliance on colonial languages as the main language of schooling in sub-Saharan Africa. His research found that teaching children i...

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Economics

Sheila Dow: The Economics of Uncertainty

Sheila Dow speaking about the economics of uncertainty. Studies in psychology, neuroscience, biology, and many of the social sciences have long illustrated that human beings react very different from ...

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Kehinde Ajayi: What makes a good school | Human capital and growth

Kehinde Ajayi of Boston University discusses the features that make a good school. Allowing students to make informed choices about which school to attend is key to improving educational attainment....

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Economics

Nisheeth Srivastava: Where Do Preferences Come From?

Nisheeth Srivastava: Where Do Preferences Come From? Research that reexamines a fundamental assumption of economic theory. Srivastava is looking at preferences, which are taken as given and immutable ...

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Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay: From catholic missionaries to Indian development | Human capital and growth

In order to understand human capital, we need to look at causes of difference that do not affect economic development directly. In this video, Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay from the Indian Statistical Instit...

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Economics

Behavioral Economics: How Do People Evaluate Risk in Everyday Situations?

Behavioral Economics: How Do People Evaluate Risk in Everyday Situations? - Professor Robin Hogarth uses a novel new methodology to demonstrate that even relatively simple measures of mood state can h...

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Jeffrey Nugent: Labour market reforms, growth, and inequality | Human capital and growth

The more rigid the labour regulations, the harder it is to the firms to adjust to shocks. However, at the same time the regulations protect workers from the shocks. In this video Jeffrey Nugent, from ...

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Economics

Are we in control of our decisions? | Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely asks, Are we in control of our decisions? The author of Predictably Irrational, uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive (and sometimes shocking) research findings to show...

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Annika Lindskog: Inheritance and education | Human capital and growth

When making policy changes that affect education, we should not immediately think that less education is automatically bad. In this video Annika Lindskog from the University of Gothenburg discusses ho...

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Economics

YouTube Science Video

Mark Sculpher is a professor of health economics at the University of York. He presented research on estimating NICE's cost-effectiveness threshold at NUI Galway, Ireland (March 15th 2013)....

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Economics

Research Transparency in Economics | Rachel Glennerster (J-PAL/MIT)

Research Transparency in Economics | Rachel Glennerster (J-PAL/MIT) "I’m Executive Director of the The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, which is a center at MIT. I do randomized evaluation...

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Economics

Victor Yakovenko: What Causes Inequality? An Econophysics Approach

Victor Yakovenko speaking about his innovative approach to economic inequality. In standard economics, inequality in outcomes is typically attributed to inequality of inputs, for example, from differe...

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Economics

Adrienne Lucas: Healthier parents, smarter children | Human Capital and growth

Health and education are too of the main things we think about as essential components of human capital. In this video Adrienne Lucas discusses the interplay between them, and looks at the effect adul...

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Economics

Zlata Tanović: Do health tests bias their own results? | Human capital and growth

Zlata Tanović of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam discusses the challenges of collecting health data. The act of carrying out health surveys may in fact change the behavior of those being studied....

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Economics

LSE Research | Dr Julia Morley on how we measure success in the social sector

Julia Morley's research investigates the way we measure success in the social sector. Why has social impact become an increasingly prevalent measure of success? How can we be sure it is conceptually j...

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