Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research

News and expert insights from the birthplace of behavioral economics.

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The cost of silence: Financial stress mutes couples’ communication

Dyson and Johnson school researchers found evidence that financial stress plays a significant role in hindering communication between partners about finances.

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Small stock trades can predict big market changes

Using a metric developed by a research team led by Maureen O’Hara, professor at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, it was determined that fractional trading is predictive of future market liquidity and volatility.

Richard Thaler speaks at the Behavioral Economics Revolution lecture during Cornell University’s Charter Day Weekend in 2015.
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Johnson School congratulates Richard Thaler on Nobel Prize win in economics

Thaler, former economics professor at Johnson, is recognized with a Nobel Prize for his research in the field of behavioral economics.