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February 2018

Talk: Richard V. Reeves

February 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Richard V. Reeves is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute.  His work focuses on "social mobility, inequality, and family change."  Reeves served as Director of Strategy to the UK’s Deputy Prime Minister, before joining Brookings. This event is free and open to the public.  Pizza will be served.

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March 2018

Talk: Cass Sunstein

March 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
TBA Chapel Hill, United States + Google Map

"What is Wrong with Manipulation?" Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. Sunstein served as the Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs from 2009-2012.  He is the author of numerous books, including Risk and Reason (2002), Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness (with Richard H. Thaler, 2008), Simpler: The Future of Government (2013) and Why Nudge? (2014).  

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April 2018

Talk: Sreedhari Desai

April 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sreedhari Desai, Assistant Professor in the Kenan Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, works to understand "how, why, when and where social inequality, organizations and institutions interact." She is especially interested in how organizations and institutions influence ethical decision making. Free and open to the public.  Pizza will be served. This event is co-sponsored by the Parr Center for Ethics.

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