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Fri 12:00 PM

Faculty & Fellows Colloquium: Nancy Qian


When: Friday, April 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Rebecca Crown Center, Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Dylan Peterson   847.467.2770

Group: Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


Nancy Qian is the James J. O'Connor Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management. Prior to Kellogg, Professor Qian taught at Yale University and Brown University and was a visiting scholar at the department of economics at Harvard University. Professor Qian's work includes extensive analysis of survey data, as well as historical data and a recurring theme in her research is to understand the difference between short and long-run effects, and endogenous responses to economic incentives. Her research has been published in top academic journals and featured in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and National Public Radio. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, such as the Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, the Kiel Global Excellence Award, and National Science Foundation grants.

The Buffett Institute Faculty & Fellows Colloquium brings together an interdisciplinary audience to build awareness of global research on campus. This series promotes dialogue on scholarship and develops a deeper sense of community among Buffett Institute affiliates. Each meeting lasts one hour; lunch is provided.