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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • As public anger grows, Obama calls for a ceiling on executive pay
    President Obama proposes to overhaul executive compensation, not just for the companies accepting federal bailout funds, but all public companies.9:06 a.m.
    J. Robert Brown: Professor of business law at the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver.
    Michael Mandel: Chief economist for BusinessWeek magazine. His latest book is "Economics: The Basics."
    James Reda: Founder and managing director of James F. Reda & Associates, an executive compensation consulting firm.
  • Instinct vs. analysis
    The latest findings in neuroscience actually might help us make better decisions. It turns out our decisions are strongly influenced by our fear of losing. And author Jonah Lehrer says that's our big flaw.10:06 a.m.
    Jonah Lehrer: Author of "How We Decide." Lehrer edits the "Mind Matters" blog for Scientific American and writes his own blog, "The Frontal Cortex."

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