August 1, 2022
Organizations would be wise to understand the psychology behind this phenomenon.
Celia Chui, Maryam Kouchaki and Francesca Gino
August 1, 2022
A large study suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy can also improve physical health and economic outcomes.
Nathan Baker, Bryan T. Gharad, Dean Karlan, Angela L. Ofori-Atta and Christopher Udry
July 1, 2022
People of color will disproportionately suffer from climate change, yet there is a striking lack of diversity in mainstream environmental organizations. Broadening what counts as an environmental issue could build a larger, more inclusive coalition.
Neil A. Lewis, Dorainne J. Green, Ajua Duker and Ivuoma Ngozi Onyeador
June 10, 2022
Smart people and good intentions don’t guarantee success. You need a thoughtful plan to measure what you are actually accomplishing.
March 1, 2022
A study of the psychology behind this common rhetorical tactic.
Felix Danbold, Ivuoma Ngozi Onyeador and Miguel M. Unzueta
February 1, 2022
Certain social movement hashtags and labels could turn off the allies you want to recruit.
Cynthia S. Wang, Jennifer A. Whitson, Brayden King and Rachel L. Ramirez
September 7, 2021
Misinformation is thriving in an environment where people feel disconnected. Social media isn’t helping.
Benjamin Dow, Amber Johnson, Cynthia S. Wang, Jennifer A. Whitson and Tanya Menon
July 1, 2021
New research pushes back on the idea that consumers reflexively distrust the performance of these products.
Alexander Chernev and Sean Blair
June 1, 2021
A new study helps explain societies’ deeply polarized views on bias and discrimination.
Hannah Waldfogel, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Oliver Hauser, Arnold K. Ho and Nour Kteily
May 3, 2021
While previous studies suggested a negative impact, new, more precise research shows these students often boost their U.S.-born peers’ test scores
David Figlio, Paola Giuliano, Riccardo Marchingiglio, Umut Ozek and Paola Sapienza
April 28, 2021
As calls for social change grow louder, corporations that stay silent risk alienating both customers and employees.
April 1, 2021
A federal initiative in Mexico had huge spillover effects.
Pierre Bachas, Paul Gertler, Sean Higgins and Enrique Seira
March 1, 2021
Researchers identified a program that helps rural students learn—and improves their incomes later in life.
Nicola Bianchi, Yi Lu and Hong Song
February 17, 2021
It’s no longer a niche investment strategy—and it has the potential to deliver strong returns.
Ravi Jagannathan, David Chen, Brian Bruce and Lloyd Kurtz
February 4, 2021
A new study finds that much of the revenue from football and basketball, which have a high proportion of Black athletes, gets funneled to predominantly white teams.
Craig Garthwaite, Jordan Keener, Matthew J. Notowidigdo and Nicole Ozminkowski
January 4, 2021
Owning things can boost our self-esteem. And that, in turn, can make us want to help others.
Ata Jami, Maryam Kouchaki and Francesca Gino
December 1, 2020
New research examines what happened when Black and Japanese men, who were battling discrimination at home, were asked to fight injustice abroad.
Nancy Qian and Marco Tabellini
October 1, 2020
Researchers Designed an Algorithm to Save Schools Money and Improve Equity. The District Loved it. Then Things Got Messy.
A tale of bus routes in Boston shows the promises and pitfalls of using new technology to change entrenched systems.
Dimitris Bertsimas, Arthur Delarue and Sébastien Martin
August 7, 2020
Studies of aid groups in Ghana and Uganda show why it’s so important to coordinate with local governments and institutions.
Erika Deserranno, Aisha Nansamba, Nancy Qian, Katharine Baldwin, Dean Karlan, Christopher Udry and Ernest Appiah
July 20, 2020
Black-Owned Businesses Often Struggle to Access Capital. Here’s How Financial Institutions Can Change That.
Banks and investors need to redefine creditworthiness, diversify their boards, and think more about social returns.
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