What Happens to Innovation During an Economic Crisis?
The Great Depression hastened the end of the independent inventor—but not all was lost.
Researchers: Tania Babina, Asaf Bernstein and Filippo Mezzanotti
September 6, 2022
5 Things You May Not Know about Tax Policy
How do income taxes impact people’s career choices? And do soda taxes actually work?
Researchers: Charles Nathanson, Anna Tuchman, Filippo Mezzanotti, Therese McGuire and Sergio Rebelo
March 14, 2022
Should Local Governments Be Offering Tax Credits to Angel Investors?
New research casts doubt on whether these incentives actually spur innovation and economic growth.
Researchers: Matthew Dennes, Sabrina Howell, Filippo Mezzanotti, XinXin Wang and Ting Xu
December 1, 2020
What the Current Crisis Means for Private Equity
Access to capital will likely buoy some PE firms and the companies they back. Others will be less lucky.
Researchers: Filippo Mezzanotti
April 23, 2020
Take 5: What Previous Recessions Can Teach Us about the Coronavirus Crisis
From stimulus strategies to how businesses will fare, research on past downturns can help inform our outlook today.
Researchers: Ravi Jagannathan, Filippo Mezzanotti, Sara Moreira, Jacopo Ponticelli and Scott R. Baker
March 24, 2020
How a Cash Crunch in India Led to the Widespread Adoption of E-Pay Technology
The rapid spread of a fintech app offers lessons for companies and policymakers.
Researchers: Nicolas Crouzet, Apoorv Gupta and Filippo Mezzanotti
January 2, 2020
Private Equity Helped Firms Weather the Great Recession
A new study shows that debt isn’t always a liability during a financial crisis.
Researchers: Shai Bernstein, Josh Lerner and Filippo Mezzanotti
January 4, 2018