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Matthew YEATON

Assistant Professor

Strategy and Business Policy

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Biography

Matthew Yeaton is an Assistant Professor at HEC Paris and is affiliated with the Hi! Paris Center on Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Science, Business and Society. He obtained his PhD in Management from Columbia University. He is a Strategy scholar and computational social scientist focused on topics at the nexus of organizational culture and social network structure. He is interested in social learning, language and coordination, and organizational structure and social networks, especially in the context of digitization. 

Prior to starting his PhD, he worked as a senior research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He received his bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Economics from Columbia University.

Working papers

The Organizational Ship of Theseus: Routines Store Knowledge during Turnover

Working paper , 2022

Workers of the World, Unite (Online): Evidence from the Digital Water Cooler

Working paper , 2022

Clashing Fashions and Institutions: Mid-Life Uncertainty in Innovation Diffusion

Working paper , 2020

Fake News via Intentional Distraction

Working paper , 2020

Positioning, Status, and Quality in a Dynamic Information Environment

Working paper , 2020

Peering into Career Choice: Peer Effects, Ethical Homophily, and Social Persuasion

Working paper , 2019

Working papers

The Organizational Ship of Theseus: Routines Store Knowledge during Turnover

Working paper , 2022

Workers of the World, Unite (Online): Evidence from the Digital Water Cooler

Working paper , 2022

Clashing Fashions and Institutions: Mid-Life Uncertainty in Innovation Diffusion

Working paper , 2020

Education

  • PhD, Management, Columbia University - USA

Academic appointments

Academic Responsibilities at HEC

  • 2021- Assistant Professor, Strategy and Business Policy HEC Paris
  • 2021- Member of GREGHEC, the joint research laboratory CNRS-HEC Paris, GREGHEC HEC Paris