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Laurie Santos: How monkeys mirror human irrationality

Laurie Santos: How monkeys mirror human irrationality

I want to start my talk today with two observations about the human species. The first observation is something that you might think is quite obvious, and that’s that our species, Homo sapiens, is actually really, really smart — like, ridiculously smart — like you’re all doing things that no other species on the planet

People’s Choice careers at 50 Flinders Street

People’s Choice careers at 50 Flinders Street

People’s Choice is well known as a trusted financial services provider. And now you’re invited to see how our head office at 50 Flinders Street is a great place to work too. Located in the heart of Adelaide CBD near great restaurants, cafes, shopping, and public transport, 50 Flinders is a dynamic, modern workplace with

1. Finance and Insurance as Powerful Forces in Our Economy and Society

1. Finance and Insurance as Powerful Forces in Our Economy and Society

Professor Robert Shiller: This is Economics 252, Financial Markets, and I’m Bob Shiller. Let me begin by introducing the teaching fellows for this course; and so I have them up here. We have five teaching fellows at this time and they’re from all over. I like to put their pictures up so you’ll know who

3.4 Human Capital and Opportunity Cost

3.4 Human Capital and Opportunity Cost

Free haircut? Yeah! Free haircut. Free haircut? Free haircut? Oh… Free haircut? I don’t think so. What if I just, just went even all the way around? Just one? Ok… Thank you. How about the rest? Nope. Free haircut? That’s alright, thanks. Actually I have no training whatsoever. But I am a teacher and I’m

Leveraging technology to boost POS collections

Leveraging technology to boost POS collections

Our goal was never to collect money in this. It was to couple patients with the best funding mechanism and prevent downstream debt for the patient. And the organization kind of gets to reap the benefits from that. So it definitely has made a huge difference in both our patient… I think, satisfaction. We actually

Accelerating Climate Action

Accelerating Climate Action

This is a test. Morning>>Good morning. Welcome to everyone on day two of the Sustainable Development Summits in New York City. We are very excited in the agenda this morning. We have some outstanding speakers and we will focus particularly on actions and steps to tackle the climate change crisis that we face. It is

Transforming Markets

Transforming Markets

>>Thank you for waiting so patiently. We’re working out some technicals on the backend. This section is airing for television for the international broadcaster in Germany , so we are setting this up for television right now and will get started in a moment. Thank you.>>Welcome to the sustainable development impact summit in New York.