Take 5: How Fear Influences Our Decisions
Our anxieties about the future can have surprising implications for our health, our family lives, and our careers.
Researchers: Chethana Achar, David A. Matsa, Derek D. Rucker, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Cynthia S. Wang, Gregory Carpenter and and coauthors
February 23, 2023
Which Workers Suffer Most When New Technology Arrives?
It’s not necessarily who you think.
Researchers: Leonid Kogan, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Lawrence Schmidt and Bryan Seegmiller
December 6, 2022
Take 5: How to Improve the Odds of Breakthrough Innovation
Thorny problems demand novel solutions. Here’s what it takes to move beyond incremental tweaks.
Researchers: Sara Moreira, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Niko Matouschek, Kieu-Trang Nguyen, Dashun Wang, Benjamin F. Jones and and coauthors
August 26, 2022
U.S. Firms Are Investing Heavily in Innovation, Yet Economic Productivity Has Slowed. Why?
The answer may lie in how pharmaceutical companies are targeting their R&D spending.
Researchers: Efraim Benmelech, Janice C. Eberly, Joshua Krieger and Dimitris Papanikolaou
June 1, 2021
Why the Next Round of COVID-19 Aid Should Target Industries That Can’t Work from Home
A new study pinpoints which sectors—and which workers in those sectors—suffered the most. Congress should take note.
Researchers: Dimitris Papanikolaou and Lawrence Schmidt
June 24, 2020
How Much Does Innovation Drive Economic Growth?
A study of millions of patents lifts the veil on how new ideas influence productivity.
Researchers: Bryan Kelly, Dimitris Papanikolaou, Amit Seru and Matt Taddy
March 4, 2019
Everyone Wants Pharmaceutical Breakthroughs. What Drives Drug Companies to Pursue Them?
A new study suggests that firms are at their most innovative after a financial windfall.
Researchers: Joshua Krieger, Danielle Li and Dimitris Papanikolaou
September 6, 2018
Take 5: How to Adapt to Changes in Your Industry
In many businesses, change is the only constant. Are you prepared?
Researchers: Alvaro Sandroni, Maryam Kouchaki, Mark Achler, Thomas O'Toole and Dimitris Papanikolaou
November 10, 2017
Investors’ Fear of Missing Out on Disruptive Technology Leads to Overvalued Stocks
“Think of it like health insurance” for your portfolio.
Researchers: Leonid Kogan, Noah Stoffman and Dimitris Papanikolaou
October 4, 2017
Why Has CEO Pay Grown So Much Faster Than the Average Worker’s?
A key component in growing pay disparity is how well executives harness new technologies.
Researchers: Carola Frydman and Dimitris Papanikolaou
August 3, 2017
The Risk of Risk Avoidance
Firms with high managerial ownership may invest too cautiously
Researchers: Vasia Panousi and Dimitris Papanikolaou
October 1, 2012
Predicting Investment Shock Waves
How technological innovations affect risk premiums
Researchers: Dimitris Papanikolaou
February 2, 2012
Investment behavior and stock returns may measure growth opportunities
Researchers: Leonid Kogan and Dimitris Papanikolaou
August 1, 2010