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"SBEE Seminar Series. Guest speakers on topics of social, behavioral and experimental economics. Co-sponsored by the School of Information, the Ross School of Business and the LSA Economics Dept."

Winter 2024 roster of Social, Behavioral and Experimental Economics seminar speakers announced

03/05/2024

Top researchers from around the globe come to Michigan to present their work at the SBEE seminar series, exploring the intersection of economics, psychology, computer science and information science.

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UMSI Research Roundup. TikTok, Media Storms, Algorithms. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

Media Storms | TikTok | Algorithms: UMSI Research Roundup

01/29/2024

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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Featured by Game Changer Podcast. Associate professor Alain Cohn. Fortune's Fairness: The super rich's view on inequality.

Cohn: Alain Cohn featured on Game Changer Podcast

12/21/2023

In the episode, Cohn discusses wealth, fairness and his research on behavioral and experimental economics. 

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UMSI research roundup. Wealth redistribution. Virtual Care. News Consumtion. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

Wealth redistribution | virtual care | news consumption: UMSI Research Roundup

09/20/2023

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

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Alain Cohn wearing a button up blue shirt, standing outside, and smiling at the camera.

What the wealthy consider 'fair' may not be equal to others

09/07/2023

A new study by UMSI associate professor Alain Cohn provides new insights on the reasons behind the wealthy opposing government redistribution. 

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Newly promoted UMSI faculty: Ceren Budak, Alain D. Cohn, Michael Nebeling, Stephen W. Oney, Lionel P. Robert, and Florian Schaub

Board of Regents approve 6 UMSI faculty for promotions

05/20/2022

Six UMSI faculty members were promoted by the Board of Regents. Their new positions go into effect this fall.

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"Research review, Harvard Business Review, Assistant Professor Alain Cohn, 'Are Customers Lying to Your Chatbot?'" Headshot of Alain Cohn.

Cohn: What happens when customers lie to chatbots?

05/10/2022

Digital customer service systems are supposed to be an efficient way of dealing with customers – but does that still hold up if customers are lying to chatbots?

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Cartoon of person looking thoughtful while standing between working at home and working in an office.

Workers returning to the office become more optimistic about COVID-19 safety, say U-M experts

03/07/2022

New research shows that as people inch closer to returning to work after staying home during the pandemic, they tend to downplay the risks of getting a COVID-19 infection.

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SBEE Seminar Series

SBEE Seminar Series schedule announced

08/24/2021

Top researchers from around the globe come to Michigan to present their work at the weekly SBEE seminar series, exploring the intersection of economics, psychology, computer science and information science.

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Graphic of a speech bubble  and Alain Cohn's headshot

Cohn: People will lie about vaccination status

05/20/2021

University of Michigan Assistant Professor Alain Cohn, spoke with USA Today about a person’s proclivity to lie about vaccination status when it benefits themselves. 

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