Dan Ariely to present lecture on behavioral economics

November 29, 2012

Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, will present a lecture titled "Who Put the Monkey in the Driver's Seat: An Introduction to Behavioral Economics" at 2:40 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Alumni Lounge, Saint John's University.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Behavioral Economics Reading Group at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University and the Clemens Chair.

Ariely has appointments at the Fuqua School of Business, the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, the Department of Economics and the School of Medicine at Duke University. He earned one doctorate in cognitive psychology from the University of North Carolina, and another doctorate in business administration from Duke. Ariely is the founder and director of the Center for Advanced Hindsight in Durham, N.C.

His work has been featured in many outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and others.