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Frey, Kahneman to discuss economics and happiness, Oct. 7

Can Economists Say About Happiness?" is the title of a lecture to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in 16 Robertson Hall.

Speaking will be Bruno Frey, professor of economics at the University of Zurich. Responding will be Daniel Kahneman , the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton, who won the 2002 Nobel Prize in economic sciences.

Frey is the author of more than a dozen books, including "Happiness and Economics: How the Economy and Institutions Affect Human Well-Being" (with Alois Stutzer, Princeton University Press, 2001).

The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs , the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies , the Department of Economics and the Center for Health and Well-Being .

Contact:Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601

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