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Economist Robert Frank at the Commonwealth Club

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Robert Frank, a professor of economics at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management, speaks at the Commonwealth Club of California about his new book.  It's titled, "The Economic Naturalist's Field Guide: Comon Sense Principles for Troubled Times."

Frank is a lead proponent of behavioral economics.  He's a regular contributor to the "Economic View" column, which appears on Sundays in The New York Times.  Frank also co-authored an economics textbook with current Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.