Sunday 4 September 2016

Tapmi-Max Planck Winter School on Bounded Rationality | 9-15 January 2017 | Manipal, Karnataka, India

Tapmi-Max Planck Winter School on Bounded Rationality

January 09–15, 2017, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Call for Applications

T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (MPIB) is pleased to announce the Winter School on Bounded Rationality at TAPMI, Manipal (Karnataka), India to be held from January 09–15, 2017.

The winter school aims to foster understanding the process and quality of human decisions and to apply this knowledge in the real decision-contexts, enabling people to make better decisions in a complex world. To this end, it offers a unique forum for decision-making scholars and researchers from various disciplines to share their approaches, discuss their research and applications, and inspire one another.

Keynote Address: Prof. (Dr.) Gerd Gigerenzer, Director of the Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition and the Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany.



The winter school shall focus on diverse set of topics:

  •  Bounded Rationality, Ecological Rationality, Social Rationality
  •  Behavioral Economics and Finance
  •  Heuristics
  •  Fast and Frugal Trees
  •  Risk and Risk Literacy
  •  Medical Decision Making

Seminars, talks, panel discussions, workshops, poster sessions, and social events will take place, allowing participants to learn and develop new ideas in broad areas of Judgment and Decision Making, facilitated by frequent interactions with the teaching faculty members.


Deadline for Application is September 25, 2016

Participation will be free, accommodation will be provided, and travel expenses will be partly reimbursed. For more details on application and other information: . For further questions email us at We look forward to seeing you at Manipal!


Kavitha Ranganathan (TAPMI) and Shengua Luan (MPIB), Organizers


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