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Nicola Bianchi

Assistant Professor of Strategy

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The Gender Pay Gap Remains Stubbornly in Place. Why?

A partial explanation comes from a seemingly separate phenomenon: the plight of younger workers.

Researchers: Jaime Arellano-Bover, Nicola Bianchi, Salvatore Lattanzio and Matteo Paradisi

May 1, 2024


Why Younger Workers Just Can’t Get Ahead

In wealthy countries, the wage gap between older and younger workers is growing. A crowded promotion pathway could be to blame.

Researchers: Nicola Bianchi and Matteo Paradisi

October 18, 2023


How One Tax Reform Led to More Women in the Workforce Decades Later

A study of a major fiscal change in Italy shows how much individual lives are affected when governments get more efficient.

Researchers: Nicola Bianchi, Michela Giorcelli and Enrica Maria Martino

June 1, 2022


There’s an Education Gap Between Rural and Urban Communities. Can Technology Bridge It?

Researchers identified a program that helps rural students learn—and improves their incomes later in life.

Researchers: Nicola Bianchi, Yi Lu and Hong Song

March 1, 2021

Social Impact

Younger Workers Lose Out When Their Coworkers Delay Retirement

But at fast-growing companies, the outlook is more promising.

Researchers: Nicola Bianchi, Giulia Bovini, Jin Li, Michael Powell and Matteo Paradisi

June 1, 2020


Podcast: Is Management Training Worth It?

And which managers stand to benefit most? Find out on this episode of The Insightful Leader.

Researchers: Nicola Bianchi

March 11, 2020


Do Manager Training Programs Boost Companies’ Productivity?

The answer has been surprisingly elusive. A new study tackles the question, and highlights the outsized value of HR training.

Researchers: Nicola Bianchi and Michela Giorcelli

February 3, 2020


Take 5: The Science of Back-to-School Season

Why sending your kid to the “best” school may backfire, and other education research from Kellogg faculty.

Researchers: Jörg L. Spenkuch, Michal Maimaran, Nicole Stephens and Nicola Bianchi

August 3, 2018

Social Impact

STEM Degrees Are Good for Careers. But Do They Lead to More Innovation?

Science, technology, engineering, and math education helps job prospects, but hurts the likelihood of becoming an inventor.

Researchers: Nicola Bianchi and Michela Giorcelli

July 6, 2017


What Happens When a Company Loses a Patent?

A look at whether compulsory licensing can increase innovation.

Researchers: Nicola Bianchi, Petra Moser and Joerg Baten

March 7, 2016


There Is a Downside to Increased Enrollment in Higher Ed

How opening the floodgates can hurt the classroom experience.

Researchers: Nicola Bianchi

February 1, 2016