John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences; Director of the Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics & Management; Professor of Weinberg Department of Economics (courtesy)
A pay raise boosts productivity for some—but the impact on the bottom line is more complicated.
Researchers: Decio Coviello, Erika Deserranno and Nicola Persico
December 1, 2022
The answer comes down to organizational culture.
Researchers: Justus A. Baron, Bernhard Ganglmair, Nicola Persico, Timothy Simcoe and Emanuele Tarantino
July 1, 2021
The key has been serving growers and retailers—as well as regulators.
Researchers: Nicola Persico and Jessica Billingsley
December 9, 2019
Research-backed tips for improving workflows and discouraging slacking.
Researchers: Michael Powell, Robert L. Bray, Nicola Persico, George Georgiadis, Jan A. Van Mieghem and Chaithanya Bandi
July 5, 2019
Uber and Airbnb Outpaced Regulators by Becoming Indispensable. Parking App Haystack Met a Very Different Fate.
The startup had a popular business model and positive press. Its founder explains why it still failed.
Researchers: Nicola Persico and Eric Meyer
June 3, 2019
Common biases can cause companies to overlook a wealth of top talent.
Researchers: Lauren Rivera, Paola Sapienza, J. Keith Murnighan, Michael J. Mazzeo, Efraim Benmelech, Carola Frydman and Nicola Persico
September 7, 2018
A Q&A on how startups can anticipate and navigate regulatory challenges.
Researchers: Nicola Persico and Bradley Tusk
April 6, 2017
Practical tips to reign in an unethical boss and encourage employees to do the right thing.
Researchers: Maryam Kouchaki, Derek D. Rucker, J. Keith Murnighan, Paola Sapienza, Dylan Minor and Nicola Persico
March 6, 2017
Companies that give ex-offenders a fresh start may be rewarded with employees who stick around.
Researchers: Dylan Minor, Nicola Persico and Deborah M. Weiss
February 3, 2017
What multitaskers can learn from how judges schedule hearings
Researchers: Robert L. Bray, Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino and Nicola Persico
October 5, 2015
An argument for sentencing dealers based on the purity of their product.
Researchers: Manolis Galenianos, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula and Nicola Persico
July 6, 2015
Cognitive demands aside, multitasking can be inefficient and demoralizing
Researchers: Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino and Nicola Persico
April 7, 2014