16.11.2017

Nobel Prize Popular Science Lecture on Economic Sciences

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) of HKUST has invited our own Prof. Wooyoung Lim to be the speaker of the Nobel Prize Popular Science Lecture on Economic Sciences this year. 

Date: 23 Nov 2017 (Thursday)

Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm (followed by a tea reception at 3:30pm – 4:00pm)

Venue: IAS Lecture Theater

Talk title: Richard Thaler and Behavioral Economics

Abstract: This lecture discusses the recent development of behavioral economics and highlights Richard Thaler’s pioneering contributions to the early development of the literature. The lecture also illustrates how the behavioral economics deals with irrational, but predictably irrational, human and helps generate useful policy suggestions to improve social welfare.

For more information, please follow the link to the IAS website at http://ias.ust.hk/web/ias/eng/event_detail.php?p=&tid=0&id=1145