CFA: Winter School on Bounded Rationality


January 08–14, 2018, Manipal (India)
Call for Applications

The T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung or MPIB) and the University of Southampton (Soton) Business School is organizing the Second Winter School on Bounded Rationality in Manipal (Karnataka), India. The aim of the Winter School is to foster students’ understanding of the processes underlying human decision making, and to apply this knowledge to the real world, enabling people to make better decisions under uncertainty and complexity. To this end, the School offers a unique forum for decision-making scholars from various disciplines to share their approaches, discuss their research, and inspire each other.


Prof. (Dr.) Gerd Gigerenzer

Director of the Harding Center for Risk Literacy at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin.

Prof. Shyam Sunder

James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, Yale School of Management and Professor in the Department of Economics, Yale University.


The winter school shall focus on diverse set of topics:

  • Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, Social Rationality
  • Behavioral Economics and Finance
  • Heuristics, Fast and Frugal Trees
  • Risk Literacy
  • Medical Decision Making

Seminars, talks, panel discussions, workshops, poster sessions, and social events will take place, allowing participants to learn and develop new ideas in broad areas of Judgment and Decision Making, facilitated by frequent interactions with the teaching faculty members.


Deadline for Application is October 15, 2017

Participation is free, accommodation will be provided, and travel expenses will be partly reimbursed.

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We look forward to seeing you at Manipal!

Kavitha Ranganathan (TAPMI) and Konstantinos Katsikopoulos (SOTON)


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