Lunch and Learn with Eldar Shafir

Not Enough Time, Too Much To Do? Not Enough Money, Too Many Bills? Named one of the top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy Magazine. Professor Shafir will be discussing his book "Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much".


  The Princeton Club of Philadelphia
Eldar Shafir
William Stewart Todd Professor of Psychology
Public Affairs
Princeton University 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The Friends Center Philadelphia
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 
  (Discounted parking available on 15th Street across from the Center. Please bring your parking ticket in for validation)
12:00pm - 2:00pm 

  Professor Eldar Shafir
William Stewart Todd Professor of Psychology
Public Affairs 
Named One of the Top 100 Global Thinkers in 2013
by Foreign Policy Magazine 

Dr. Shafir studies reasoning, judgment and decision making and issues related to behavioral economics. His most recent work focuses on decision making in the context of poverty and, more generally, on the application of behavioral research to policy. His book, "Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much," brings into focus the strategies scarcity imposes and how it affects the daily lives of many. Whether it's time, calories, money or friends, Shafir shows that a dearth of resources can shape decision-making processes and ways of life.

"Eldar Shafir, a leading behavioral psychologist, has made significant contributions in the area of decision making, especially as it applies to the poor," said Cecilia Rouse, WWS dean. "His role at the Woodrow Wilson School has been instrumental to the School.

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Tickets Purchased Before January 24 - $30
Tickets Purchased After January 24 - $40 
Signed Book $20**


**Books must be picked up at the event. No books will be mailed.