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Behavioural Economics: Common Mistakes in Daily Decisions


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Speaker(s): Professor Dan Ariely
Chair: Professor Lawrence Phillips

Recorded on 17 March 2008 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Why do smart people make irrational decisions every day? Why do we repeatedly make the same mistakes when we make our selections? How do our expectations influence our actual opinions and decisions? The answers, as revealed by behavioural economist Professor Dan Ariely of MIT, will surprise you.

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