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Innovation in China: Blockade of Google, Made in China 2025, and more

Building on the search-based view of innovation, we develop a framework regarding how Google guides innovative search behavior. We exploit an exogenous shock, China's unexpected blockade of Google in 2014, and adopt a difference-i ...

Alternative Data: Can Technology Make Us Less Reliant on Official Data

Economists and the broader investment community rely on government data to learn about key market indicators like oil inventories, agricultural production, and export volumes. But access to new technology is changing that. Commerc ...

Harbingers of Product Failure (and Success)

Managing new products is important for many firms. One challenging problem is how to predict the success of a new product, especially in their early life cycle. Using large-scale retailer data, we find the novel prediction that th ...

Do Part-time Jobs Attract Less Productive Workers? Evidence from Field Experiment on Data Entry Clerks in Ethiopia

We use a randomized field experiment to estimate a causal effect of part-time recruitment on labor productivity by identifying worker selection as a mechanism and using worker-level productivity data. In recruiting for data entry ...

Herd Immunity and A Vaccination Game

Would the affected communities voluntarily obtain herd immunity if a cure for COVID-19 becomes available? The conventional wisdom says “no” because of the fact that an individual's decisions does not take into account ...

Occupational Failures May Limit Your Leadership Capabilities

With the increasing demands for innovation and adaption, organizations need employees not in formal leadership roles to take initiatives and exhibit informal leadership among their peers.  Prior research has focused on &ldquo ...