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Present Value is an independent editorial project produced and hosted by students at Cornell University’s SC Johnson Graduate School of Management. We aim to bring insights from renowned thought-leaders to curious minds everywhere. New episodes will be released monthly, so subscribe now for more Present Value. Special thanks to Cornell University's Language Resource Center for the use of their studio.

Present Value is an independent editorial project produced and hosted by students at Cornell University’s SC Johnson Graduate School of Management. We aim to bring insights from renowned thought-leaders to curious minds everywhere. New episodes will be released monthly, so subscribe now for more Present Value. Special thanks to Cornell University's Language Resource Center for the use of their studio.
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Present Value is an independent editorial project produced and hosted by students at Cornell University’s SC Johnson Graduate School of Management. We aim to bring insights from renowned thought-leaders to curious minds everywhere. New episodes will be released monthly, so subscribe now for more Present Value. Special thanks to Cornell University's Language Resource Center for the use of their studio.

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Gender Bias and Women in Leadership | Susan Fleming

2/21/2019
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Dr. Susan Fleming was a Senior Lecturer at Cornell from 2010-2018, teaching women in leadership and entrepreneurship. She currently sits on the board of directors of both RLI Corp. and Virtus Investment Partners. Our conversation focuses on gender bias in the workplace, what organizations can do to counter it, and women in leadership. We cover several important issues including the double bind, the motherhood penalty, similarity attraction bias, and what men can do to counter gender bias in...

Duration:01:09:19

Financial Accounting Fraud, Past and Future | Mark Nelson and Robert Libby

1/29/2019
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Mark Nelson is the Anne and Elmer Lindseth Dean at Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Robert Libby is the David A. Thomas Professor of Management. Both are longtime Johnson professors and experts in financial accounting. In this episode, we learn about some infamous accounting fraud cases and then delve into academic research that illustrates how managers slide down the "slippery slope" to accounting fraud by justifying their own actions against...

Duration:00:46:29

Calculus and the Power of Mathematical Lies | Steven Strogatz

12/21/2018
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Steven Strogatz is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University. Strogatz’s academic interests include nonlinear dynamics and complex systems. Our conversation begins with a discussion about his 2019 book Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe, which includes a fascinating discussion about how math can be thought of as “a lie that reveals the truth” and a story about the advancement of HIV treatments in the 1990s. We also delve...

Duration:01:17:01

Leadership in a VUCA World | Gen. George Casey

11/29/2018
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General George Casey Jr. is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer at Johnson. Casey had a successful 41-year career in the US Army, which concluded with four-years as the Army Chief of Staff under President Bush and President Obama. Our conversation focuses on leadership, and we also discuss the complexity of the Iraq War, why the world today is VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous), and his bygone days working for Vince Lombardi.

Duration:00:58:59

Ethics on Wall Street | Maureen O’Hara

10/31/2018
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We welcome Professor Maureen O’Hara, the Robert W. Purcell Professor of Finance at Cornell. Our conversation begins with a conversation about her foundational work on market microstructure theory and moves on to a discussion about the effects of ETFs and high frequency trading on market stability. We delve into the nuances of ethical behavior on Wall Street, explored in her most recent book “Something For Nothing,” and ponder what new regulatory mechanisms may be necessary as artificial...

Duration:01:00:16

Consumer Stop and Go Signals | Manoj Thomas

9/7/2018
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We welcome Manoj Thomas to Present Value this month! Thomas holds the Breazzano Family Term Professorship of Management at Johnson. He earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India, an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, and a PhD in marketing from the Stern School of Business at NYU. His research focuses on consumer behavior and the motivations behind purchasing decisions. In this episode, we discuss pitfalls in the traditional...

Duration:00:21:39

Media Intermediaries and Fake News | Mukti Khaire

6/29/2018
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We welcome Mukti Khaire to Present Value this month! Mukti is the Girish and Jaidev Reddy Professor of Practice at Johnson. Originally from India, Mukti holds a B.S. in microbiology and an M.S. environmental science from the University of Pune, and a Master of Management from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai. Her research focuses on value construction for cultural goods. Tune in as we discuss the vital role creators, producers, and intermediaries play in creative industries, fake...

Duration:01:00:53

Investment Banking, Immersion Learning and Bitcoin | Drew Pascarella

5/18/2018
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We welcome Drew Pascarella to Present Value this month! Pascarella is a Senior Lecturer of Finance, the Director of the Fintech Intensive, and Investment Banking Immersion Lead at Cornell’s SC Johnson College of Business. In this episode we discuss investment banking and the evolving role of the investment banker, the advantages of immersion learning, cryptocurrency, and what makes Spotify’s IPO special.

Duration:01:04:32

Modern Monetary Theory and a Republic of Owners| Robert Hockett

4/8/2018
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Robert Hockett joins us on Present Value this month! Hockett is the Edward Cornell Law Professor at Cornell Law School, a Fellow at The Century Foundation, and Senior Counsel for Westwood Capital. We dive into Modern Monetary Theory, learn about his educational journey from Kansas, to Oxford, back to Kansas, to Yale, and discuss his new private equity venture that aims to help employees become shareholders of the companies they work for.

Duration:02:29:11

Sudden Death Aversion, Experiential Conversion and the Hot Hand Fallacy | Tom Gilovich

2/20/2018
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Our guest this month is Tom Gilovich, Irene Blecker Rosenfeld Professor of Psychology at Cornell University. Professor Gilovich has published seminal work in the fields of behavioral economics and social psychology. We discuss a wide range of his research and interests including his new paper about sudden-death aversion, the spotlight effect, material vs. experiential consumption, and the important role both Barry Manilow and Vanilla Ice have played in his research.

Duration:02:00:52

Critical Thinking and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace | Risa Mish

1/11/2018
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Our guest this month is Risa M. Mish, Professor of the Practice of Management at the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Professor Mish discusses her childhood ambitions of becoming a rabbi, her experiences as a young woman in New York City practicing labor and employment law, and sexual harassment in the workplace. Mish also shares how to apply her signature critical and strategic thinking skills to both everyday and consequential decisions.

Duration:01:11:57

Economic Naturalism and Universal Healthcare | Robert Frank

11/29/2017
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In our inaugural episode, we talk to Professor Robert H. Frank, Cornell University’s Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management. He shares his ideas on why people don’t notice their own luck, single-payer healthcare, why context matters, and the final word on Dylan or Clapton.

Duration:01:01:19

Teaser — Episode 1 — Robert H. Frank

11/26/2017
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(Teaser) Professor Robert H. Frank. Listen to a preview now and check us out at PresentValuePodcast.com

Duration:00:04:31

Present Value Episode 1 — Robert H. Frank (Teaser)

11/26/2017
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In our inaugural episode, dropping on November 30, we talk to Professor Robert H. Frank, Cornell University’s Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management. He shares his ideas on why people don’t notice their own luck, single-payer healthcare, why context matters, and the final word on Dylan or Clapton. Listen to a preview now and check us out at PresentValuePodcast.com

Duration:00:04:31