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On the Method of Evolutionary Psychology and Its Applicability to Consumer Research

Join us at CBA 3.202 Legacy Event Room or via Zoom here. Address: 2110 Speedway, Austin, TX 78705 Parking: Parking: You can find paid parking in the Brazos Garage, the AT&T Hotel Garage, or any other garage or street parking. A Policy Lunch with Dr. Gad Saad, Professor of Marketing at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada), […]

The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense

Join us in person in the Crum Auditorium (in Rowling Hall 1.400) or via Zoom here Address: 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705 Parking: You can find paid parking in the Brazos Garage, the AT&T Hotel Garage, or any other garage or street parking. Dr. Gad Saad is Professor of Marketing […]

The Poverty of Epidemiology

Please join the Salem Center and Philippe Lemoine in person at RRH 2.238 or via Zoom here. Address: 300 W Martin Luther King Blvd, Austin, TX 78712 Parking: You can find paid parking in the Brazos Garage, the AT&T Hotel Garage, or any other garage or street parking. Compartmental models have been widely used during […]

Don’t “Serve A Cause Greater Than Yourself”

Join us in person at RRH 4.308 Address: 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705 Parking: You can find paid parking in the Brazos Garage, the AT&T Hotel Garage, or any other garage or street parking. Virtually every college commencement, political oration, and self-help bestseller urges people to “serve a cause greater […]

Building the Psychology of Entrepreneurship

Join us in person at GSB 5.142A or on zoom here. Address: 2110 Speedway, Austin, TX 78705 (McCombs School of Business – Building GSB) Parking: You can find paid parking in the Brazos Garage, the AT&T Hotel Garage, or any other garage or street parking. What is the psychological makeup of successful entrepreneurs? Can we […]

Internet as a Platform for the Exchange of Ideas

A talk with Brian Amerige (Co-Founder & CEO of Thoughtful). Address: 300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78705 Parking: Paid parking can be found in the Rowling Garage, the AT&T Garage, or the Dobie Garage. Additional parking can be found on the street along Guadalupe Street. Brian’s Bio: When I was 14 years […]

Life After Bootstrap: Residual Randomization Inference in Regression Models

Join the Salem Center and Panos Toulis (Chicago Booth). Standard statistical inference in regression models, including bootstrap-based procedures, relies on assumptions on the asymptotics of the covariate/error distribution. These assumptions are generally strong—for example, they are typically violated by simple heavy-tailed distributions. In this talk, we propose a new paradigm of inference using randomization theory. Our main […]

The Family Firm

A Policy@McCombs event with Emily Oster (Brown). In The Family Firm, Brown professor of economics and mom of two Emily Oster offers a classic business school framework for data-driven parents to think more deliberately about the key issues of the elementary years: school, health, extracurricular activities, and more. Unlike the hourly challenges of infant parenting, […]

The Conservative Sensibility with George Will

The Salem Center is pleased to invite you to an event with Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George F. Will. Will is the country’s most widely read political columnist, as well as its foremost conservative voice. His popular twice-weekly column for The Washington Post syndicate reaches 300 newspapers throughout the United States and Europe. He is a […]