The Cognition and Decisions lab is a joint venture among principal investigators Michael WoodfordMark Dean and Hassan Afrouzi, faculty members of the Economics Department at Columbia University, and Pietro Ortoleva, Professor of Economics at Princeton University. The lab's aim is to use tools and techniques from Economics, Neuroscience and Psychology to better understand the cognitive processes underlying economic decision making. Current projects include studying the way in which limited attention is allocated during choice and understanding the role of incomplete preferences in economic decision making. For more information, please contact one of the principal investigators.

Latest News

November 28, 2019

Congratulations to Mark Dean on being promoted to tenure in the Department of Economics!

October 07, 2019

Hassan has completed a new version of his paper with Choongryul Yang on "Dynamic Rational Inattention and the Phillips Curve". The paper provides a new tractable method for solving dynamic multivariate Rational Inattention models in LQG settings and is accompanied by a Matlab software package.

September 04, 2019

The lab is delighted to welcome Bruno de Albuquerque Furtado who is a PhD Candidate in the economics program.

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