Biases in Negotiations

On January 14, 2019, the Rational Think Tank started the new year by giving a talk on the effects of cognitive dynamics on negotiation. Board member Philip Hattemer spoke as guest speaker at Bonn Negotiators e.V.. In his lecture, he demonstrated the boundaries of rational behavior of everyone inside the room by using the Ultimatum…

1st Panel on Nudging and Design Decisions

The Rational Think Tank and its local sub-entity Bucerius Rational Think Tank hosted the First Panel on Nudging and Design Decisions at Bucerius Law School (Hamburg) on November 12, 2018. Professor Avishalom Tor (USA) and Professor Kai Purnhagen (Netherlands) gave their professional insights into selected aspects on the debate, moderated by Dr. Laurence O’Hara (Germany).…

Kick-Off Event: A Special Case of Perception

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Last Monday, 17 October 2016, the Bucerius Rational Think Tank, our local sub-entity, held its Kick-Off Event at Bucerius Law School. This was the first of a series of talks intended to shed some light on different aspects of perception, decision making and communication.

How to Look into the Future

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We recently attended an event organised by the Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR) about forecasting future judgments. Dr. Ulrich Hildebrandt, a partner at the law firm…