CSOB sponsors Thompson Center webinars—The Ostrich Paradox: Overcoming Human Deficiencies in Emergency Preparedness
Howard Kunreuther is co-director of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He will address decision-making biases in cognitive psychology and behavioral economics that impact emergency preparedness. UW-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business is a co-sponsor of the event, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at Noon. Cosponsors are the Lubar School of Business at UW-Milwaukee, and the Wisconsin School of Business Department of Risk & Insurance at UW-Madison. Anyone can register for the Zoom event.
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The Cofrin School of Business will co-sponsor a second event: Insuring Against Low Risk, High Cost Events (e.g. Pandemics); Friday, Nov. 6 from Noon to 2 p.m.
Join experts in industry and government for a virtual panel discussion on the current challenges and future possibilities of insuring low risk, high cost events. Panelists include attorney Arthur J. Park, former White House advisor and attorney David Rivkin, RAND economist Lloyd Dixon, and law professor Tom Baker. Moderator will be Ty Leverty, Gerald D. Stephens CPCU Distinguished Chair in Risk Management & Insurance at the UW School of Business. Cosponsors of this webinar are the UW Law School, Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at UW-Green Bay, Lubar School of Business at UW-Milwaukee, and the Wisconsin School of Business Department of Risk & Insurance at UW-Madison. Register here.