James J. O'Connor Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Hundreds of thousands, according to a new study of Census data. Doing so provided some economic benefits but came at a great personal cost.
Researchers: Ricardo Dahis, Emily Nix and Nancy Qian
April 1, 2021
New research examines what happened when Black and Japanese men, who were battling discrimination at home, were asked to fight injustice abroad.
Researchers: Nancy Qian and Marco Tabellini
December 1, 2020
Studies of aid groups in Ghana and Uganda show why it’s so important to coordinate with local governments and institutions.
Researchers: Erika Deserranno, Aisha Nansamba, Nancy Qian, Katharine Baldwin, Dean Karlan, Christopher Udry and Ernest Appiah
August 7, 2020
Opting for a salad instead of a steak can be hard. Research from Kellogg can help.
Researchers: Alexander Chernev, Rima Touré-Tillery, Michal Maimaran, Yuval Salant, David A. Matsa and Nancy Qian
June 4, 2019
New research suggests that formal schooling is not the panacea to global inequality that many have long believed it to be.
Researchers: David Lagakos, Benjamin Moll, Tommaso Porzio, Nancy Qian and Todd Schoellman
June 3, 2019
The fallout can hinge on how much a country’s people trust each other.
Researchers: Nancy Qian, Nathan Nunn and Jaya Wen
September 4, 2018
Its arrival in Europe had consequences that went far beyond diet.
Researchers: Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn and Nancy Qian
May 2, 2018