Stanford University

For Research On Decision Making In Long-lived Societies

  • Amount
    $100,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/17/2008
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
A grant to Stanford University (Stanford, CA) for the Center for Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) would support a multi-disciplinary group of four scholars, led by Dr. Laura Carstensen, who are studying the consequences of decision making in societies faced with a growing aging population and increased life expectancy. The group, which includes Jack Rowe, chair of the MacArthur Research Network on Aging Societies, seeks to understand the cognitive, economic and motivational factors that contribute to individuals’ long-term planning. In an effort to focus disucussion on practical solutions for the negative consequences of decision making, CASBS will hold a speaker series featuring social science scholars and industry and business leaders.
About the Grantee
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siepr.stanford.edu 
Address
366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA, 94305, United States
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