Sharing science with members of Congress

July 21, 2011

On April 14, 2010, Professor Lerner met with members of Congress in Washington to discuss her research on economic decision making.

Attached are pictures of Professor Lerner meeting with Congressman Brian Baird (D-WA) and Congressman Vernon Ehlers (R-MI). "Famous Faces and Anger"

July 21, 2011

September 24, 2009

Three recent outbursts don't necessarily have a connection

By Michael Ventre, September 24, 2009

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Hip-hop artist Kanye West, Rep. Joe Wilson, and tennis star Serena Williams did not meet to plan strategy before each staged his or her dustup on the national stage, sources insist. But their moments of dishonor came clustered together, as if featured on a schedule for a symposium on misbehavior.

HKS Bulletin: "Science of Decisions"

July 21, 2011

Winter 2009

Jennifer Lerner's favorite emotion - intellectually speaking - is anger. Partly that's because anger courses through American political rhetoric. But it's also because anger as a topic of philosophical inquiry has smoldered in scholars' minds for thousands of years.

The Wall Street Journal: "For Mother's Day, Give Her Reins to the Portfolio"

July 21, 2011

May 9, 2009

From the Wall Street Journal

By Jason Zweig

Fess up, fellows: The masters of the universe have turned out to be masters of disaster. No matter which aspect of the financial crisis you consider, there is a man behind it.

So, it is worth pointing out, this Mother's Day weekend, how different things might be if the financial world were female.