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Pao­la Sapienza

Donald C. Clark/HSBC Chair in Consumer Finance, Professor of Finance, and Zell Center Faculty Fellow

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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

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

Video: How to Establish Trust in Financial Transactions

Hard sta­tis­tics and an under­stand­ing of cul­ture keep the mon­ey flow­ing between lenders and borrowers.

Researchers: Bruce Carruthers and Paola Sapienza

December 1, 2016

Economics

Is Economic Growth a Question of Culture?

A decade of research shows how cul­ture seeps into eco­nom­ic decisions.

Researchers: Paola Sapienza

September 2, 2014

Economics

Want to Work in Science? Men Have the Advantage

How gen­der dis­crim­i­na­tion affects hiring

Researchers: Ernesto Reuben, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

March 10, 2014

Careers

Corporate Culture—Not Lip Service—Counts

Estab­lish­ing a bona fide cul­ture of integri­ty” can be cost­ly for a cor­po­ra­tion, but the eco­nom­ic returns are real

Researchers: Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

November 4, 2013

Braggarts Become Leaders

Women at a dis­ad­van­tage when com­pet­ing for lead­er­ship positions

Researchers: Ernesto Reuben, Pedro Rey-Biel, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

September 4, 2012

Politics & Elections

Cultures of Trust

The way coun­tries view one anoth­er affects trade and investments.

Researchers: Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

November 2, 2011

Trusting the Stock Market

Impres­sions influ­ence investors decisions

Researchers: Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

February 1, 2010

The Biochemistry of Financial Risk

Testosterone’s influ­ence on finan­cial decisions

Researchers: Paola Sapienza, Luigi Zingales and Dario Maestripieri

August 24, 2009

Finance & Accounting

Walking Away

Moral, social, and finan­cial fac­tors influ­ence mort­gage default decisions

Researchers: Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

Measuring Trust

Intro­duc­ing the Finan­cial Trust Index

Researchers: Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

February 1, 2009

Women and Math, the Gender Gap Bridged

Social equal­i­ty frees women to match men

Researchers: Luigi Guiso, Ferdinando Monte, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

June 1, 2008

Lobbyists Speak in Numbers

Eval­u­at­ing the Sar­banes – Oxley Act of 2002

Researchers: Yael Hochberg, Paola Sapienza and Annette Vissing-Jørgensen

May 1, 2008

Policy

Can geography affect your bank account?

The role of cul­ture in eco­nom­ic decisions

Researchers: Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales

April 20, 2007