Working Papers

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Harikesh S. Nair
April 30, 2019

This chapter presents a selective review of a literature in marketing that analyzes diffusion and pricing over the product life-cycle. I primarily focus on empirical work, and on papers that deal with the dynamics of...

Mohsen Bayati, Sara Kwasnick, Danqi Luo, Erica Plambeck
2017

This paper provides empirical evidence that in an ED, arrival of an additional low-acuity patient significantly increases high-acuity patients’ wait times. To estimate that effect, we propose a method motivated by queueing theory and involving...

Navdeep S. Sahni, Harikesh S. Nair
February 1, 2016

In a large-scale field experiment, we demonstrate that advertising can serve as a signal that enhances consumers’ evaluations of advertised goods. We implement the experiment on a mobile search platform that provides listings and reviews...

Claudia Bird Schoonhoven
1985

This paper offers a research agenda for analyzing organizational problems in permanent organizations in outer space. Substantial opportunities for organizational research exist in the environment of space, where one faces questions about how to organize...

John Roberts, Nicholas A. Bloom, Benn Eifert, Aprajit Mahajan, David McKenzie

A long-standing question in social science is to what extent differences in management cause differences in firm performance. To investigate this we ran a management field experiment on large Indian textile firms. We provided free...

David Bruce Montgomery, Catherine A. Ramus

Our research studies 759 MBAs graduating from eleven business schools to gain insight into what MBAs in the 21st Century care about during their job searches. We update the MBA job preference literature by using...