The Associated Press: "Locking in: Save a lot - or pay the price"

July 21, 2011

April 19, 2009

From The Associated Press


DALLAS (AP) - At TXU Energy, the biggest electric company in Texas, the fastest-growing billing plan is one that lets customers lock in the price of power for one or two years.

"It's easier to plan that way, and I think you're saving money," says Brian Bell, an advertising salesman who signed a 2-year, fixed-price contract for electricity at the 1,500-square-foot Dallas town house he bought...

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TIME: "Angry and Depressed About the Recession? Good!"

July 21, 2011

January 21, 2009

Anger is usually seen as a negative emotion, but it has at least one effect that would be useful in undoing the recession. Right now, banks aren't lending enough, and too many consumers are hiding whatever liquidity they have under their mattresses. Both banks and consumers need to be a little more risky.

HKS News: "New Laboratory Dedicated to Advancing Knowledge on Decision Science"

July 21, 2011

December 5, 2008

The emerging field of decision science now has a permanent anchor at Harvard Kennedy School. The Harvard Decision Science Laboratory – a cutting edge research facility dedicated to examining the factors affecting judgment and decision making – opened its doors with a gala ribbon-cutting ceremony and series of lab tours on Friday, Dec. 5.