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Edoardo Teso

Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

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How the Railroad Laid the Tracks for Modern Government

Technologies that allowed federal officials to monitor workers from afar played a key role in the emergence of the bureaucratic state.

Researchers: Nicola Mastrorocco and Edoardo Teso

February 1, 2024


Could Your Political Views Stymie Your Career?

From being hired to getting a promotion, new research shows you may be penalized for disagreeing politically with the boss.

Researchers: Emanuele Colonnelli, Valdemar Pinho Neto and Edoardo Teso

September 1, 2022

Politics & Elections

Civil Servants Often Work for Administrations They Disagree with Politically. How Does This Affect Their Job Performance?

While the benefits of insulating career bureaucrats are clear, new research explores whether there are downsides, too.

Researchers: Jörg L. Spenkuch, Edoardo Teso and Guo Xu

When Executives Donate to Politicians, How Much Are They Keeping Their Companies’ Interests in Mind?

A new study looks at the motivation behind these donations, which make up nearly a fifth of all political giving.

Researchers: Edoardo Teso

October 5, 2020

Politics & Elections

How Closely Do Our Beliefs About Social Mobility Match Reality?

The answer differs between Americans and Europeans, and between liberals and conservatives.

Researchers: Alberto Alesina, Stefanie Stantcheva and Edoardo Teso

November 6, 2018