ARTICLES WITH TAG: economics

The Nobel Prize in Economics 2021: A neat approach to causality
Economy & Finance

The Nobel Prize in Economics 2021: A neat approach to causality

by Radu Vranceanu

The 2021 Nobel prize rewards many new results in labor and education economics, and, most importantly, for advancing economics as an experimental science, that can reveal causality, and not only correlation.

What does sustainability look like in informal economies?
Sustainability

What does sustainability look like in informal economies?

by Stefan Gröschl

There’s a lot of buzz on sustainability practices in business, but much of today’s discourse and research on sustainability in business has focused on the “formal” economic sector. Stefan Gröschl sought to expand this research by exploring sustainability activities in informal economies.

TOP RESEARCH ESSEC Knowledge Review: Building a better world Together
Leadership

ESSEC Knowledge Review: Building a better world Together

by ESSEC Knowledge Editor-in-chief

In this special issue, discover the insights of ESSEC professors on how we can use the challenges our world is facing to build a better world.

TOP RESEARCH Social entrepreneurship
Innovation

Social entrepreneurship

by Stefan Linder

A framework for social entrepreneurship.

TOP RESEARCH Gender equality in finance
Economy & Finance

Gender equality in finance

by Estefania Santacreu-Vasut

Examining how gender equality (or inequality) plays out in the finance industry.

Going once, going twice: how 2020’s Nobel prize in economics applies to the real world
Economy & Finance

Going once, going twice: how 2020’s Nobel prize in economics applies to the real world

by Gorkem Celik

Gorkem Celik on how the research of the 2020 Nobel prize in economics laureates applies to the real world.

TOP RESEARCH  Who should own your data? An economic analysis
Economy & Finance

Who should own your data? An economic analysis

by Wilfried Sand-Zantman

Data is an increasingly important part of firms' digital strategies, begging the question: who owns your data?

TOP RESEARCH Who lies more: business students or medical students?
Leadership

Who lies more: business students or medical students?

by Radu Vranceanu

Who lies more: business students or medical students? It depends on the type of lie. Radu Vranceanu of ESSEC Business School and Damien Besancenot of University of Paris 5 explore the question in their recent research.

Firms Maximize Profits
Economy & Finance

Firms Maximize Profits

by Gorkem Celik

Dr. Gorkem Celik discusses the profit maximization assumption used by standard microeconomics models.

Big Little Questions to Rethink Poverty: On the contribution of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer
Economy & Finance

Big Little Questions to Rethink Poverty: On the contribution of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer

by Estefania Santacreu-Vasut

Dr. Estefania Santacreu-Vasut discusses the methodological revolution in economics and the recent Nobel prize of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.

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