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Nicola Persico

Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Director of the Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics & Management

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Take 5: Tips for Widening—and Improving—Your Candidate Pool

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

Careers

How Uber Took Manhattan

A Q&A on how startups can anticipate and navigate regulatory challenges.

Researchers: Nicola Persico and Bradley Tusk

April 6, 2017

Policy

Take 5: How Leaders Can Stamp Out Bad Behavior and Create a Culture of Integrity

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

Leadership

Should You Hire Someone with a Criminal Record?

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

Organizations

A Smarter Way to Schedule

What multitaskers can learn from how judges schedule hearings

Researchers: Robert L. Bray, Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino and Nicola Persico

October 5, 2015

Leadership

The Economics of the Illegal Drug Market

An argument for sentencing dealers based on the purity of their product.

Researchers: Manolis Galenianos, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula and Nicola Persico

July 6, 2015

Policy

The Sluggish Multitasker

Cognitive demands aside, multitasking can be inefficient and demoralizing

Researchers: Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino and Nicola Persico

April 7, 2014

Economics

Being Smarter with CSR

This special issue devoted to corporate social responsibility (CSR), with articles written by our faculty, was published in conjunction with the Kellogg-Aspen Conference

Researchers: Nicola Persico

March 4, 2013

Social Impact