|Sent on:||Tuesday, November 16, 2010 9:03 PM|
"Is The Economy
Professor Peter Kuhn will talk and answer questions about Behavioral Economics:
- Do people actually respond to financial incentives like tax changes, by working harder or producing more?
- Can we understand the current economic crisis?
- What economic choices do we face as a nation?
Peter Kuhn is Professor of Economics at UC Santa Barbara. He has previously held faculty positions at universities in Canada, and visiting faculty appointments at UC Berkeley, Princeton, the London School of Economics; also in Germany and in Australia. His PhD (1983) is from Harvard University. His work includes the economics of trade unions, wage and employment discrimination, unemployment, immigration, displaced workers, employment contracts, comparative labor markets and information technology.
* On Saturday, November 20th
* 2:30pm doors open for socializing with refreshments
* 3pm meeting starts
In the Patio
Room at Vista del Monte, 3775 Modoc Road (Las Positas exit off 101, midway
between UCSB & SBCC) in Santa Barbara. Please park only in VDM
Presented by the Humanist Society of Santa Barbara -- optional $2 student or $5 general donations would be appreciated. Information phone[masked] or web page
Stay for dinner: 5pm Saturday, November 20th at the Natural Cafe, 361 Hitchcock Way in Santa Barbara. Please e-mail your seating reservation needs to [address removed]