Digital Business Initiative

The Digital Business Initiative seeks to empower business leaders by equipping them with the tools and methods to analyze data and make informed decisions in data-rich environments.

We investigate management issues related to organizing and leading data-driven initiatives in business and government.

Latest Research

Susan Athey, Guido W. Imbens, Thai Pham, Stefan Wager
American Economic Review. May
2017, Vol. 107, Issue 5, Pages 278-81

There is a large literature on semiparametric estimation of average treatment effects under unconfounded treatment assignment in settings with a fixed number of covariates. More recently attention has focused on...

Susan Athey, Guido W. Imbens
Journal of Economic Perspectives. May
2017, Vol. 31, Issue 2, Pages 3-32

In this paper, we discuss recent developments in econometrics that we view as important for empirical researchers working on policy evaluation questions. We focus on three main areas, in each...

Susan Athey, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Journal of Economic Perspectives. May
2017, Vol. 31, Issue 2, Pages 237-256

Yuliy Sannikov is an extraordinary theorist who has developed methods that offer new insights in analyzing problems that had seemed well-studied and familiar: for example, decisions that might bring about...