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Kickstarter study reveals the crowd often prefers to play it safe - Cathy Yang, HEC Paris ©vectortone-Adobestock

The online crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has the reputation of helping innovative start-ups get funding. Cathy Yang and her co-authors find, however, that innovative ideas — products that were both novel and useful — actually receive significantly less funding from this platform than other projects. What are the implications for entrepreneurs?

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship1 September 2017

How bank deregulation stunts innovation in small firms

Research has shown that deregulation of banking markets across the globe increases competition (...)

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Micro-economics31 May 2017

The local effects of bankruptcy

What are the local impacts of firms being liquidated? In a new paper, Professors Bernstein, (...)

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

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship10 April 2017

Can algorithms measure creativity?

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

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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 (...)

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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 (...)

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

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