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22  Jun  2016  

STICERD Morishima lecture: The Secret of Our Success

Joe Henrich (Harvard University)

The ability of human groups to socially interconnect and learn from one another has allowed us to create ingenious technologies, sophisticated languages, and complex institutions that have enabled successful expansion into myriad environments. Drawing insights from lost European explorers, clever chimpanzees, mobile hunter-gatherers, neuroscience, ancient bones, and the human genome, Joseph Henrich, author of The Secret of Our Success, will discuss how our collective intelligence has propelled our speciesí evolution. Dr. Henrich is a professor at Harvard University in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology

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21  May  2015  

*STICERD Morishima Lecture* Scarcity: a talk for people too busy to attend talks

Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard)

Why does poverty persist? Why do the busy feel perpetually behind? Why do diets fail? The scarcity mind set connects these diverse behaviours. Sendhil Mullainathan is a Professor of Economics at Harvard whose main interest is behavioural economics. This talk is part of the STICERD Morishima Lecture series and it is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.

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16  Jun  2014  

STICERD Morishima Lecture 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics)