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TAPMI-MAX PLANCK-CHINESE ACADEMY WINTER SCHOOL ON BOUNDED RATIONALITY 2020

January 13-19, 2020

DIRECTED BY

Gerd Gigerenzer

Director, Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

Ralph Hertwig

Director, Adaptive Rationality, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

ORGANIZERS

Shenghua Luan & Kavitha Ranganathan

ABOUT THE WINTER SCHOOL

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 Institute of Psychology (IP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is organizing the third 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.

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

 Ralph Hertwig

Director of the Adaptive Rationality Center at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin.

Shyam Sunder

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

ORGANIZING INSTITUTIONS

T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

The T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) is a centre of business excellence located in the international university town, Manipal (Karnataka), with over 30 years of experience and mission to—”to excel in post-graduate management education, research and practice”. TAPMI is amongst five B-Schools in India to achieve the coveted double crown accreditation  by the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). TAPMI’s programs include Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), PGDM-Banking and Financial Services, PGDM-Human Resources Management, and PGDM-Marketing and Sales Management. Research is central to the vision of TAPMI. We aim to promote and raise the standard of management research in the country through publications in world-class academic journals, and also focus on practice-oriented research. TAPMI also ranks 9th among Government and Private Institutions in India, on Faculty, Publication, Research, Consultancy, MDP and other programmes by CSR-GHRDC, November 2018 Issue. https://www.competitionreview.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/GHRDC_Tables.pdf.

Max Planck Institute for Human Development (MPIB)

MPIB is an internationally renowned social science research institute located in Berlin, Germany. The MPIB is dedicated to the study of human development and education. Researchers of various disciplines—including psychology, education, sociology, medicine, history, economics, computer science, as well as mathematics—work together on interdisciplinary projects at the institute. The research questions they examine include how people make effective decisions in a complex world, what effects the institution of school has on children’s development and learning processes, how the interaction between behaviour and brain function changes over the lifespan, as well as how human emotions change in a historical context and how they have affected the course of history itself.

Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is the largest research organization in China. It was recently rated by the journal Nature as the world’s number one research institution in terms of overall research outputs (https://www.natureindex.com/institution-outputs/generate/All/global/All/score). The Institute of Psychology of CAS was established in 1951 in Beijing. Its predecessor was the Institute of Psychology, Academia Sinica, which was founded in 1929. The institute strives to understand the human mind by exploring both the biological and the environmental factors underlying the mind and behavior. It also aims to become a world-renowned research center that promotes scientific innovation and socioeconomic development. The institute is funded by a series of major research grants from the Ministry of Science and Technology, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, CAS, and other ministries and organizations. These grants have supported research in various areas and nurtured many outstanding achievements. The institute currently employs more than 200 researchers whose research covers almost all aspects of psychology, making the institute one of the largest psychological research institutions in China.

SPONSORS

APPLICATION

Application deadline extended until October 30, 2019

For those participants who apply by October 15, 2019, acceptance decision shall be intimated by End of October 2019.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE & FURTHER QUESTIONS

There is no fee thanks to the generous support of our sponsors. Participants’ boarding and lodging shall be taken care of, and for full-time Ph.D. students, travel costs shall be partially reimbursed.

For more info view our FAQ. For further questions e-mail us at winterschool@tapmi.edu.in

PREVIOUS SUMMER SCHOOLS AT MPIB

Link to MPIB website: https://www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/en/node/12531

PREVIOUS WINTER SCHOOL AT TAPMI

OUR GUESTS AT WINTER SCHOOL

NS Ramnath, was one of our eminent guests at Winter School. Ramnath is a Senior Writer and part of the core team at Founding Fuel, a hub for entrepreneurs, and co-author of the book, The Aadhaar Effect. Ramnath was a participant at the Winter School on Bounded Rationality, in 2017. He wrote a prize-winning article, after attending Winter School. The article also won the Polestar Award for the best business feature, in 2017.

PLACES OF INTEREST TO VISIT AROUND MANIPAL

http://manipal.info/placestovisit.html