Articles

The local effects of bankruptcy - ©AdobeStock_sas

What are the local impacts of firms being liquidated? In a new paper, Professors Bernstein, Colonnelli, Giroud and Iverson show that it negatively affects the activity of closely located firms, mainly through a reduction in consumer traffic and a decrease in knowledge spillover. As a consequence, judges should take into account those negative spillovers when deciding whether or not to liquidate a (...)

Read more

Successful public-private partnerships create social and economic value. As part of a Journal of (...)

Read more
Innovation & Entrepreneurship10 April 2017

Can algorithms measure creativity?

Creative breakthroughs in art, music, and science profoundly impact society, and yet our (...)

Read more
Human Resources Management30 March 2017

Why people make more of an effort to help than you might expect

Whether it is feedback on an ongoing project or a reference letter for a job application, we could (...)

Read more
Human Resources Management17 February 2017

How to structure teams for optimal performance

Should teams be hierarchical, with clear task delegation, or should they be flexible and (...)

Read more

The largest international accounting firms have no trouble attracting applicants despite the (...)

Read more
Micro-economics8 December 2016

Making Sense of Economic Models

Economics is not considered the most successful scientific discipline, to say the least. There are (...)

Read more
Micro-economics7 December 2016

Do people manage their time like their money?

Time and money are two valuable and scarce resources that individuals try to manage optimally in (...)

Read more