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Can behavioral economics save us from ourselves?
Traditional economics holds that humans, as rational beings, make choices to maximize their welfare. Richard Thaler argues that policy makers would do well to remember that rationality has its bounds.
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A two-phase extension to Chicago’s master plan will beef up west and south campus.
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Geneticist Bruce Lahn shows that the human brain
evolved more rapidly than in other species.
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As the academic seasons turn and classes begin, students flock to campus bookstores to stock up on required reading, braving long lines, crowded corridors, and the occasional empty shelf.
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Readers criticize scholars’ takes on religion, alumni’s views on Iraq, and the Magazine’s decision to catalog alumni books online.
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