November 2017 Archives

November 7, 2017

CT GIS Day at Yale

On November 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m, explore mapping innovations with the Connecticut and Yale GIS communities! This day-long celebration–part of international GIS Day, which showcases applications of geographic information systems (GIS) technology worldwide–includes panel discussions, presentations, workshops, networking opportunities, and a GIS Day Cake Reception. 
 
Events include a keynote by Jennifer Marlon (Yale Program on Climate Change), a presentation on crisis mapping in Somalia by representatives of Abaaraha, a variety of workshops and breakout sessions that bring together research and practice, and a “mappy hour” at Mory’s. The complete schedule is available at http://csssi.yale.edu/gisday2017.
 
CT GIS Day at Yale is organized by Yale University Library, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and the Connecticut GIS Network. 
 

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November 8, 2017

Lecture on Financial Markets in Theory and Reality by Professor Robert Shiller

Join us at CSSSI on November 16, at 3 - 4:30 pm, for Professor Shiller’s talk about Financial Markets in Theory and Reality.  There will also be an opening reception for the new media wall exhibit titled "Economics Department at Yale: Understanding and Changing the World."

How do speculation, manipulation, and deception shape the economy and economic behavior? Robert Shiller, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics (2013) and Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale, will explain his theory of speculative bubbles as illustrated in his best-selling book Irrational Exuberance.

He will provide examples from speculative price movements in the United States and discuss the effects that manipulation and deception have on confidence in the economy. Shiller will also discuss narratives and their epidemic spread in relation to recent real estate prices.

 

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