Past Events

  • 2016 Sep 09

    CPL & Hauser Institute Opportunities Open House

    12:30pm to 2:00pm


    Darman Room, Center for Public Leadership

    Join us at CPL for a meet and greet and a chance to learn more about the many offerings of CPL and Hauser. Programs represented include the Behavioral Insights Group (BIG), the New World Social Enterprise Fellows Program (NWSEFP), the Initiative for Responsible Investment (IRI) and the Kennedy School Negotiation Project (KSNP). You'll also hear more about student opportunities offered through CPL, including:

    • Leadership Development workshops
    • Study groups
    • Summer funding opportunities
    • Field learning experiences

    We hope to see you on...

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  • 2016 Sep 08

    Behavioral Insights Group Kick-Off Event

    6:00pm to 7:30pm


    Wiener Auditorium

    Join the Behavioral Insights Group for its annual kick-off event. Hear about curricular and co-curricular offerings from our staff and Behavioral Insights Student Group leaders, and about innovative research in diversity, public health, philanthropy, and education from Iris Bohnet (HKS), Maggie McConnell (HSPH), Mike Norton (HBS), and Todd Rogers (HKS). Drinks and refreshments will be served.

  • 2016 Aug 26

    Deadline to Apply to MLD 335Y, United Kingdom Immersive Field Course: Behavioral Insights

    (All day)

    Perhaps the most important practical development in the social sciences in the last 50 years has been the development of idea of creating an architecture for changing the environment to lead humans to better decisions through "nudges" (Thaler and Sunstein, 2008). The fields of behavioral economics and psychology have become integrated into governments through this work. Established in 2010 and directed by David Halpern, the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) was set up in the heart of the British Government to apply behavioral economics and psychology to policymaking. BIT works with a variety...

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  • 2016 Aug 26

    Deadline to Apply to MLD 255, Max Bazerman's Negotiation Intensive Course

    (All day)

    Managerial success requires the ability to negotiate. Whether you are forging an agreement with your suppliers, trying to ink a deal with potential customers, raising money from investors, managing a conflict inside your firm, or resolving a dispute that is headed towards litigation, your ability to negotiate will determine how well you perform.Because others do not have the same interests, perspectives, and values as you, negotiation skill is critical-professionally and personally. This course will enable you to become a more effective negotiator by enhancing your abilities to:


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  • 2016 Aug 18

    BIG Ideas Doctoral Workshop

    Thu - Fri, Aug 18 to Aug 19, 8:00am - 11:45am


    Harvard Business School

    BIG will host the fourth version of its annual doctoral workshop, co-sponsored by the Negotiation, Organizations, and Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. Applications are now closed.

  • 2016 Jun 06

    Behavioral Exchange 2016

    (All day)


    Harvard Business School

    Behavioral Exchange 2016, taking place on June 6-7, 2016 at Harvard University, is a conference for those who want to think about what's next in behavioral science and policy. We'll be talking about what we've learned from government policy to date; what's new and innovative in academic research; how we can collaborate and integrate across the two; and how we can answer some of the critical questions coming out of the field. This is a...

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  • 2016 Apr 29

    BISG End of Year Event

    4:00pm to 7:00pm


    Darman Room

    Join the Behavioral Insights Study Group (BISG) for a celebration of a year in behavioral science at Harvard, and to learn about what’s coming next year. Hear from participants in the Experimental Pitch and Innovation Competition, learn about PAE and course offerings for the coming year, and enjoy a reception (with snacks and drinks)with students and faculty.

  • 2016 Apr 28

    Gayle Lemmon

    12:00pm to 1:00pm


    Darman Room
  • 2016 Apr 26

    Cecile Richards

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


    JFK, Jr. Forum

    Come to the JFK, Jr. Forum to hear from Cecile Richards, American activist and President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

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