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Media Advisory: UC Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum: Prediction Markets

 

Monday, January 12, 2009

 

Media Contact:
Ute Frey
Haas School of Business
510-642-0342
frey@haas.berkeley.edu

 

WHAT: 


Kay-Yut Chen, principal scientist at Hewlett-Packard and a pioneer in the application of experimental economics to business, will headline a panel of experts focused on Prediction Markets at the UC Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum at the Haas School of Business.

 

The panel will tackle the topic of prediction markets or "smart" markets capable of accurately predicting outcomes of uncertain future events.  The discussion will focus on the usefulness and accuracy of different prediction strategies -- from prediction market software to experimental economics which replicates market and business scenarios in the lab.

 

WHO:

 

 

WHEN:


Thursday, January 22, 2009, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:               


Haas School of Business, Bank of America Forum and Arthur Andersen Auditorium
http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/haas/maps.html

 

The Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum is open to the to the public. Registration is required. For more informationand to register, go to http://entrepreneurship.berkeley.edu/bef/jan09forum.html.

 

Reporters may attend free of charge. Please contact Ute Frey at the Haas School at frey@haas.berkeley.edu or at 510-642-0342.

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