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Congratulations to Yasmina Okan and her collaborators for the publication of their journal article – Okan, Y., Stone, E., Parillo, J., Bruine de Bruin, W. & Parker, A. (in press). Probability size matters: The effect of foreground-only vs. foreground+background graphs on risk aversion diminishes with larger probabilities. Risk Analysis
Congratulations to Wandi Bruine de Bruin for publishing another new journal article on the role of social circle perceptions in ‘false consensus’ about population statisics and also presented a paper at the Society for Risk Analysis in Arlington Virginia on “Reports of social circles’ and own vaccination behavior: A national longitudinal survey (co-authors Andrew Parker…
Nitin Jain, Xingjie Wei and Richard Hodgett presented at the “Ideas in Practice: Supply Chain Summit”. Event held at Squire Patton Boggs, Leeds Office. The event “Advancing Operations and Supply Chain Management Theories and Practices” their presentations on “Using machine learning in fashion clothing returns” (Nitin) “Text/image analytics in supply chains” (Xingjie), and “Decision Support…
Nicky Bown and Alan Pearman delivered a module on Executive Decision Making for the United Nations System Staff College as part of their UN Secretariat Executive Management Programme. Alan delivered a  series of webinars and Nicky delivered the face to face training as part of a week long programme of activities in Entebbe, Uganda.
Manos Konstantinidis has a new publication in JEP:Applied: Ferrero, M., Hardwicke, T., Konstantinidis, E., & Vadillo, M. A. (in press). The effectiveness of refutation texts to correct misconceptions among educators. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.
Wandi Bruine de Bruin made several invited presentations in recent months in the UK, Europe and the USA November 2019       Federal Reserve Bank of New York, First Joint ECB – NY FED Workshop on Expectations Surveys: A Tool for Research and Monetary Policy, New York, NY, US. October 2019           US National Press Foundation’s Paris Accords…
Astrid Kause’s work on public perceptions of how to reduce carbon footprints of consumer food choices is summarised in the University Research Roundup at: https://www.leeds.ac.uk/forstaff/news/article/6906/research_round-up__october_2019?adminID=809&preview=9f23f1fecd52381b649406a3404d72a5&expire=1572433984#footprints Astrid’s work with an interdisciplinary team from Leeds University Business School (LUBS), the School of Earth and Environment (SEE) and the Santa Fe Institute in New Mexico, has just been…
Back in September we reported on CDR presentations at SPUDM (Sujective Probability, Utility and Decision Making) 2019 in Amstrdam. Now you can read the key lessons Natalie Van Der Wal, one of our researchers, took from the event, with pictures and reviews of presentations: https://business.leeds.ac.uk/dir-record/research-blog/1632/key-lessons-from-a-world-leading-decision-science-conference%20#DecisionResearch Van der Wal, N. (6 November 2019). “Key lessons from…
Wandi Bruine de Bruin has just had a paper accepted – Bruine de Bruin, W.  Parker, A.M., & Fischhoff, B. (in press).  Decision-making competence: More than intelligence?  Current Directions in Psychological Science.    
Gulbanu Kaptan has had some recent notable achievements that the Centre for Decision Reseatch would like to share. New publication – Gudrun Sproesser; Matthew B. Ruby; Naomi Arbit; Charity S. Akotia; Marle Alvarenga dos Santos; Rachana Bhangaokar; Isato Furumitsu; Xiaomeng Hu; Sumio Imada; Gulbanu Kaptan, et al.Understanding traditional and modern eating: The TEP10 framework. (In…