decision making

Choosing Not to Know: The Desire to Avoid Information

Modern technology has brought us unprecedented access to information. We can exchange ideas with people all over the world, monitor the performance of our investment portfolios in real-time, and learn about our risks of developing ...

How perfect learning may lead to making sub-optimal decisions

Good learners are those who can adjust their behaviors according to environmental feedback. This adjustment, which is called adaptive learning, is the essential component in human and machine learning. In this presentation, Prof E ...

CEO-Board Collaboration: Insights from Entrepreneurial Firms in Silicon Valley

Entrepreneurs need creative products, but a key challenge they face in their growth is managing the key internal stakeholders, in particular the board of directors. Prof Sam Garg tracked several Silicon Valley ventures with rare a ...

Behavioral Finance

Standard models of financial markets assume people behave rationally. Behavioral finance builds on this foundation by taking insights from cognitive psychology to explain puzzling observations in asset prices that cannot be explai ...