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Jeffrey Ely

Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Economics, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences; Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences (Courtesy)

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How to Design Contests That Motivate Employees

From innovation challenges to sales competitions, contests offer a powerful way to incentivize teams and individuals.

Researchers: Jeffrey Ely, George Georgiadis, Sina Khorasani and Luis Rayo

June 1, 2021


Here’s the Best Way to Rotate Workers (or Students) into Buildings to Curb the Spread of Covid-19

Should groups be staggered daily? Weekly? Monthly? A new model helps organizations decide.

Researchers: Jeffrey Ely, Andrea Galeotti and Jakub Steiner

August 3, 2020


Is the Sunk Cost Fallacy Actually Smart Business?

It is a mistake—but a useful one

Researchers: Sandeep Baliga and Jeffrey Ely

May 5, 2013