As I mentioned in my last post, one of my functions as econgirl is to go around to schools and companies and talk about economics, and I figured that I would share a bit of that with you here. This particular talk was about incentives- when they work, when they don’t, and how consumers and employees respond to incentives. It was also a bit about how to analyze causal effects and not get tripped up by that whole correlation vs. causation thing. The video quality’s not great, but I managed to get the whole thing up online:
You can also watch the (bigger) video directly on the Vimeo site here.
In general, I am available for academic events, corporate events, birthdays, bar mitzvahs, state fairs, whatever. I strive to provide a comprehensive learning experience, complete with follow up slides, video, sources, and so on. (You can see here for an example that goes with the above video.) In case you were curious, I also own a karaoke machine and know how to make balloon animals:
You can see more details on the hire me page. I am providing this more for informational than for sales purposes, but I figured I’d share since working on this has taken time away from writing as of late. 🙂