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William Aulet

William Aulet

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 253-2473, aulet@mit.edu

Expertise: Accelerators; Action learning; Alternative energy; Angel investing; Apple; Apple; Apps; B-school; Blogs; Business education; Business education; Business plans; Business process modeling; Business school; Business-to-business marketing; Canada; Change management; Clean energy; Compensation; Compensation; Competition; Competition; Competitive strategy; Computer industry; Computers; Conflicts of interest; Conflicts of interest; Consumer behavior; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate governance; Corporate incentives; Corporate strategy and policy; Crisis management; Crowdfunding; Crowdfunding; Crowdsourcing; Crowdsourcing; Cultural differences; Customer incentives; Customer satisfaction; Disclosure; Distributed leadership; Diversity; Economic development; Education; Electronic media; Elevator pitch; Emerging businesses; Employee motivation; Employee termination; Energy; Energy efficiency; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Entrepreneurship; Environment; Environmental leadership; Environmental policy; Ethanol; European Union (EU); Executive education; Experimental design; Fracking; Gas; Global climate change; Global entrepreneurship; Global entrepreneurship; Global warming; Google; Hiring; Hybrid organizations; Hydraulic fracturing; Incentives; Incubators; Initial Public Offerings (IPOs); Innovation; Innovation management; Innovative thinking; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; International entrepreneurship; International marketing; Investor relations; Job creation; Lead users; Leadership; Leadership; Leadership; LinkedIn; Management control; Management education; Managerial communication; Managing adversity; Managing diversity; Market research; Marketing; Marketing strategy; MBA; Medical devices; Mergers and acquisitions; Microsoft; Middle East; MOOCs; MOOCs; Motivation; Motivation; Natural gas; New venture development; New ventures; New Zealand; Non-linear dynamics; Nonlinear dynamics; Nuclear power; Oil; Online education; Open innovation; Organizational behavior; Organizational change; Organizational communication; Organizational communications; Organizational culture; Organizational design and performance; Organizational learning; Organizations; Patents; Positioning; Pricing; Product design; Product development; Product innovation; Product loyalty; Product management; Product strategy; Public utilities; Recruitment; Research and development; Robotics; Sales; Silicon Valley; Silicon Valley; Social entrepreneurship; Solar power; Startups / Start-ups; Stock options; Stock options; Strategic management; Strategic planning; Strategy; Sustainability; System dynamics; System dynamics; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology transfer; Twitter; United Kingdom; United States; Valuation; Valuation; Venture capital; Water; Wind power

Ernst Berndt

Ernst Berndt

Louis E. Seley Professor in Applied Economics

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-2665, eberndt@mit.edu

Expertise: Affordable Care Act (ACA); Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Applied probability; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Cancer; Clinical trials; Data analytics; Drug models; Econometrics; Economics; Education; Game theory; Health management; Healthcare; Healthcare industry; HIV; Industrial organization; Industrial organization; Industrial partnerships; Institutional partnerships; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Market research; Medicaid; Medical decision making; Medical devices; Medicare; Medicine; Microeconomics; Outsourcing; Pharmaceuticals; Pricing; Regulation and policy; Sampling; Statistics; Stochastic modeling

Alessandro Bonatti

Alessandro Bonatti

Sarofim Family Career Development Professor

Department: Associate Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-7190, bonatti@mit.edu

Expertise: Advertising; Game theory; Industrial organization; Microeconomics

Erik Brynjolfsson

Erik Brynjolfsson

Schussel Family Professor of Management Science

Department: Professor of Information Technology

Contact: (617) 253-4319, erikb@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Artificial intelligence; Big data; Business intelligence; Business school; CEO compensation; Cloud computing; Competitive strategy; Computers; Crowdsourcing; Data assets; Data mining; Digital economy; Digitalization; Digitization; Dot-com; eBusiness; eBusiness; eCommerce; eCommerce; Economics; Economy; Electronic commerce; Electronic media; Electronic publishing; Enterprise information systems; Executive compensation; Future of work; Google; Information systems; Information technology; Innovation; Intellectual property; Internet; Job creation; Job creation; Labor market policy; Managerial economics; Microeconomics; Minimum wage; Mobile computing; MOOCs; MOOCs; Neural networks; Offshoring; Offshoring; Online feedback mechanisms; Online shopping; Open innovation; Political economy; Predictive analytics; Predictive analytics; Pricing; Privacy issues; Robotics; Robots; Sales force automation; Sharing economy; Sociotechnical system; Strategy; Technological innovation; Technological innovation; Technology; Unemployment; Unemployment; World Wide Web

Alberto Cavallo

Alberto Cavallo

Cecil and Ida Green Career Development Professor

Department: Assistant Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 715-4837, afc@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Big data; Central banks; Data analysis; Data analytics; Data management; Data mining; Deflation; Developing countries; Developing countries, economics; Economic crisis; Emerging markets; Exchange rates; Federal Reserve; Global economics; Inflation; International economics; Macroeconomics; Monetary economics; Monetary policy; Online shopping; Pricing; Pricing; Statistics

Sharmila Chatterjee

Sharmila Chatterjee

Department: Academic Head, Enterprise Management Track Senior Lecturer, Marketing

Contact: (617) 253-8214, schatterjee@mit.edu

Expertise: Brand management; Business intelligence; Business intelligence; Business plans; Channel management; Channels; Competition; Competitive strategy; Competitive strategy; Customer Relationship Management (CRM); Customer relationships; Customer satisfaction; Customer service; Education; Executive education; International marketing; Market research; Marketing; Marketing channels; Marketing communication; Marketing strategy; MBA; Positioning; Pricing; Product design; Product development; Product loyalty; Public relations; Retail; Sales; Sales and sales processes; Sales and sales processes; Sales force automation; Trust-based marketing

Hui Chen

Hui Chen

Department: Associate Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 324-3896, huichen@mit.edu

Expertise: Asset pricing; Bond markets; Bond pricing; Credit-default swap; Derivatives; Financial engineering; Liquidity; Options; Options pricing valuation; Risk management

Randolph Cohen

Randolph Cohen

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: , rbcohen@mit.edu

Expertise: Asset management; Equities; Hedge funds; Investment strategies; Mutual funds; Stock market

John Cox

John Cox

Nomura Professor of Finance

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-3414, jcox@mit.edu

Charles Kane

Charles Kane

Department: Senior Lecturer

Contact: (617) 258-6573, ckane@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting; Africa; Alliances; Analyst forecasts; Argentina; Asia; Auditing; Banking; Banking marketing; Brazil; Business education; Business ethics; Business intelligence; Business plans; Capital budgeting; Capital controls; Capital market; China; Competitive strategy; Component software technologies; Computer industry; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Corporate strategy and policy; Cross-cultural awareness; Cultural differences; Data acquisition; Data storage; Derivatives; Developing countries; Disclosure; Distance learning; Downsizing; Earnings manipulations; eBay; eCommerce; Education; Elevator pitch; Emerging markets; Equities; Euro; Exchange rates; Executive education; Financial engineering; Financial services; Financial statement analysis; Foreign investment; Futures; Global entrepreneurship; Globalization; Google; High technology companies; Interest rates; International coroparte strategy; International finance; International management; International trade; Internet security; Internet software; Internet strategy; Investment banking; Investor relations; Knowledge sharing; Logistics; MBA; Mergers and acquisitions; Microsoft; Monetary policy; Negotiation and conflict resolution; New ventures; Non-profits / Nonprofits; Online feedback mechanisms; Operations management; Options; Options pricing valuation; Price fixing; Private equity; Process control; Project management; Revenue management; Risk management; Sales force automation; Service industry; Software; Startups / Start-ups; Strategic planning; Supply chain management; Tax policy; Taxation; Turkey; Venture capital

Scott Keating

Scott Keating

Department: Senior Lecturer, Accounting

Contact: (617) 258-8947, skeating@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting; Activity Based Management (ABM); Asia; Auditing; Canada; Competitive strategy; Economics; Emerging markets; Financial reporting; Management control; Managerial accounting; Microeconomics; Optimal control; Performance measurement systems; Risk management; Taxation

Christopher Knittel

Christopher Knittel

William Barton Rogers Professor of Energy

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 324-0015, knittel@mit.edu

Expertise: Alternative energy; Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Bank regulation; Banking; Banking industry; Banking regulation; Carbon footprint; Clean coal; Clean energy; Climate change; Climate policy; Coal; Competitive strategy; Computational economics; Consumer behavior; Corporate strategy and policy; Credit card industry; Data analytics; Drought; Econometrics; Econometrics; Economics; Economy; Electricity; Emissions trading; Emissions trading; Energy; Energy Economics; Energy efficiency; Energy finance; Environment; Environmental Economics; Environmental policy; Ethanol; Financial econometrics; Fracking; Gas; Global climate change; Global warming; Hydraulic fracturing; Industrial economics; Industrial Organization; Industrial organization; Managerial economics; Mergers and acquisitions; Microeconomics; Natural gas; Nonlinear optimization; Nuclear power; Oil; Oil industry; Optimization; Outsourcing; Outsourcing; Pharmaceuticals; Pricing; Product loyalty; Public utilities; Regulatory bodies; Solar power; Sports analytics; Subsidies; Sustainability; Tax reforms; Water; Wind power

Leonid Kogan

Leonid Kogan

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-2289, lkogan@mit.edu

Expertise: Arbitrage pricing theory; Asset management; Asset pricing; Derivatives; Finance; Financial engineering; Financial markets; Financial services; Options pricing valuation; Portfolio choice; Stock market

Retsef Levi

Retsef Levi

J. Spencer Standish (1945) Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Operations Management

Contact: (617) 253-4155, retsef@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied math; Applied probability; Business intelligence; Competition; Convergence; Decision making; Facility location; Healthcare operations management; Infrastructures; Inventory; Logistics; Manufacturing management; Manufacturing systems; Mathematical programming; Medical decision making; Medicine; Middle East; Operations management; Operations research; Optimal control; Optimization; Price fixing; Probability; Process control; Production; Project management; Revenue management; Sampling; Statistics; Stochastic modeling; Supply chain management; Terrorism; Vehicle routing

John Little

John Little

Institute Professor

Department: Professor of Marketing

Contact: (617) 253-3738, jlittle@mit.edu

Expertise: Advertising; Analytics; Brand management; Branding; Channels; Consumer packaged goods; Data mining; Decision making; Decision support; Manufacturing; Manufacturing systems; Market research; Marketing; Marketing channels; Mathematical programming; Mathematical programming; Media; Operations management; Operations management; Operations research; Optimization; Pricing; Pricing; Probability; Probability, applied; Product loyalty; Sales and sales processes; Statistics

Andrew Lo

Andrew Lo

Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-0920, andrew.lo@mit.edu

Expertise: Analyst forecasts; Angel investing; Applied economics; Applied mathematics; Applied probability; Arbitrage pricing theory; Artificial intelligence; Asset management; Asset pricing; Banking; Banking management; Banking operations and policy; Banking regulation; Bankruptcy; Bayesian networks; Bayesian statistics; Bayesian statistics; Big data; Biopharmaceutical; Biotechnology; Bond markets; Bond negotiations; Bond pricing; Business intelligence; Business plans; Cancer; Capital budgeting; Capital controls; Capital market; CEO compensation; Clinical trials; Consumer behavior; Contagion; Corporate diversification; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Corporate strategy and policy; Currency; Cyber security; Data acquisition; Data analysis; Data mining; Decision making; Deflation; Derivatives; Disaster recovery; Distance learning; Dividend policy; Dot-com; Drug models; eCommerce; Econometrics; Economic crisis; Economics; Education; Emerging businesses; Entrepreneurial finance; Entrepreneurial management; Equities; Euro; Exchange rates; Executive compensation; Federal Reserve; Financial econometrics; Financial engineering; Financial information technology; Financial information technology; Financial markets; Financial reporting; Financial services; Financial statement analysis; Foreign investment; Futures; Government; Healthcare; Healthcare industry; Hedge funds; Hurdle rates; Inflation; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Interest rates; International finance; Internet privacy issues; Intertemporal choice; Investment analysis; Investment banking; Investment risk; Investment strategies; Knowledge sharing; Macroeconomics; Mathematical programming; MBA; Medical decision making; Medicine; Mergers and acquisitions; Mobile banking; MOOCs; Mortgage funds; Mutual funds; Neural networks; New venture development; New ventures; Non-linear dynamics; Online banking; Online education; Online feedback mechanisms; Operations research; Optimal control; Optimization; Options; Patents; Pensions; Personal finance; Pharmaceuticals; Portfolio choice; Portfolio design and management; Private equity; Research and development; Retirement planning; Revenue management; Risk capital; Risk management; Sampling; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); Security prices; Simulation; Software agents; Startups / Start-ups; Statistics; Stochastic modeling; Stock exchange; Stock exchange consolidation; Stock market; Stock options; Stock trading; Subprime lending; Trading decisions; Treasuries; Venture capital; Wall Street; Web-based marketing

Erik Loualiche

Erik Loualiche

Department: Assistant Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-6240, erikl@mit.edu

Expertise: Asset pricing; Capital market; Investment risk

Deborah Lucas

Deborah Lucas

Sloan Distinguished Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 715-4816, dlucas@mit.edu

Expertise: Fannie Mae; federal budget; federal credit programs; Fiscal policies; Freddie Mac; Governmental financial institutions; Retirement finance; Social Security; student loans

Andrey Malenko

Andrey Malenko

Jon D. Gruber Career Development Professor of Finance

Department: Assistant Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 225-9301, amalenko@mit.edu

Expertise: Auctions; Bankruptcy; Capital budgeting; Contracting; Corporate finance; Corporate governance; Investment analysis; Investment policy; Mergers and acquisitions; Private equity; Valuation

Robert Merton

Robert Merton

School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 715-4866, rmerton@mit.edu

Expertise: 401K; Arbitrage pricing theory; Asset management; Asset pricing; Contagion; Derivatives; Finance; Financial engineering; Financial institutions; Financial markets; Financial services; Functional finance; Governmental financial institutions; Options; Options pricing valuation; Pension funds; Pensions; Portfolio choice; Portfolio design and management; Portfolio theory; Retirement finance; Retirement planning; Risk management; Risk management

Stewart Myers

Stewart Myers

Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Financial Economics

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-6696, scmyers@mit.edu

Expertise: Banking; Corporate finance; Finance; Insurance; Pharmaceuticals

Jonathan Parker

Jonathan Parker

International Programs Professor in Management

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-7218, JAPARKER@MIT.EDU

Expertise: Asset pricing; Bitcoin; Central banks; Currency; Equities; Euro; Exchange rates; Federal budget; Finance; Fiscal austerity; Fiscal cliff; Fiscal policies; Global economics; Great Recession; Intertemporal choice; Investment strategies; Macroeconomics; Monetary policy; Personal finance; Portfolio choice; Recession; Retirement finance; Savings rates; Securitization; Security prices; Stimulus

Georgia Perakis

Georgia Perakis

William F. Pounds Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Operations Research and Operations Management

Contact: (617) 253-8277, georgiap@mit.edu

Expertise: Big data; Electricity; Inventory; Logistics; Mathematical programming; Mathematical programming; Online shopping; Operations management; Operations research; Optimal control; Optimization; Pricing; Pricing; Retail; Revenue management; Sampling; Service industry; Social networks; Social networks; Statistics; Subsidies; Supply chain management; Sustainability; United Kingdom; United States

Robert Pindyck

Robert Pindyck

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd Professor in Finance and Economics

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-6641, rpindyck@mit.edu

Expertise: Alternative energy; Antitrust; Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Climate change; Climate policy; Derivatives; Energy; Energy economics; Energy efficiency; Energy finance; Environment; Environmental economics; Environmental policy; Gas; Global climate change; Global warming; Industrial economics; Industrial organization; Investment analysis; Investment policy; Managerial economics; Microeconomics; Natural gas; Optimal control; Optimization; Options; Options pricing valuation; Sustainability

Roberto Rigobon

Roberto Rigobon

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 258-8374, rigobon@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Argentina; Asia Pacific; Austerity; Bank capital; Bank regulation; Banking; Banking industry; Banking regulation; Big data; Bitcoin; Brazil; Canada; Chile; China; Corporate governance; Currency; Data analysis; Data analytics; Data mining; Debt ceiling; Deflation; Depression; Developing countries; Developing countries, economics; eBusiness; eBusiness; eCommerce; Econometrics; Econometrics; Economic crisis; Economics; Economy; eGovernment; Emerging markets; Euro; Europe; European Union (EU); Eurozone; Exchange rates; Exports; Federal Reserve; Financial econometrics; Financial engineering; Fiscal austerity; Fiscal cliff; Fiscal policies; France; Germany; Global economics; Global entrepreneurship; Globalization; Great Recession; Hong Kong; India; Inflation; Interest rates; International economics; International finance; International finance; International management; International trade; Internationalization; Intertemporal choice; Investment policy; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Job creation; Korea; Latin America; Macroeconomics; Managerial economics; Mexico; Monetary economics; Monetary policy; Offshoring; Oil; Online feedback mechanisms; Optimal control; Outsourcing; Political economy; Pricing; Recession; Singapore; Social business; Social media; Social networks; Social Security; South Korea; Southeast Asia; Spain; Statistics; Stimulus; Stochastic modeling; Subsidies; Sustainability; Taiwan; Tax reforms; Technological innovation; Technology transfer; Thailand; Trade policy; Unemployment; United Kingdom; United States

Stephen Ross

Stephen Ross

Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 258-8371, sross@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Arbitrage pricing theory; Asia; Asset management; Banking; Bond pricing; Capital market; CEO compensation; Contagian; Corporate strategy and policy; Currency; Derivatives; Economics; Equities; Europe; Exchange rates; Federal Reserve; Financial econometrics; Financial engineering; Financial information technology; Financial markets; Financial services; Futures; Hedge funds; Investment analysis; Investment risk; Investment strategies; Mortgage funds; Mutual funds; Options; Options pricing valuation; Personal finance; Portfolio choice; Portfolio design and management; Retirement planning; Risk capital; Security prices; Stock exchange; Stock market; Stock trading; Treasuries; Valuation; Wall Street

Richard Schmalensee

Richard Schmalensee

Howard W. Johnson Professor of Management, Emeritus

Department: Professor of Economics, Emeritus

Contact: (617) 253-2957, rschmal@mit.edu

Expertise: Alternative energy; Antitrust; Applied economics; B-school; Business education; Business school; Clean energy; Climate change; Climate policy; Competitive strategy; Corporate strategy and policy; Credit card industry; Economics; Economy; Electricity; Emissions trading; Energy; Energy economics; Environment; Environmental economics; Environmental policy; Global climate change; Global warming; Industrial economics; Industrial organization; Non-market strategy; Price fixing; Pricing; Privatization; Solar power; Strategy

Duncan Simester

Duncan Simester

NTU Professor of Marketing

Contact: (617) 258-0679, simester@mit.edu

Expertise: Channels; Marketing channels; Marketing strategy; Pricing; Retail

Eric So

Eric So

Sarofim Family Career Development Professor

Department: Assistant Professor of Accounting

Contact: (617) 253-6470, eso@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting; Analyst forecasts; Asset management; Asset pricing; Capital market; Capital markets; Financial institutions; Financial markets; Financial reporting; Financial statement analysis; Financial Statement Analysis; Forecasting; Investment analysis; Investment strategies; Market microstructure; NASDAQ; New York Stock Exchange (NYSE); Options; Portfolio design and management; Statement analysis; Stock exchange; Stock market; Stock options; Stock trading; Strategic finance; Trading decisions; Trading gains and losses; United States; Valuation; Valuation

Catherine Tucker

Catherine Tucker

Mark Hyman, Jr. Career Development Professor

Department: Associate Professor of Marketing

Contact: (617) 252-1499, cetucker@mit.edu

Expertise: Advertising; Amazon.com; Apple; Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Big data; Computer privacy; Consumer marketing; Convergence; Customer incentives; Digital economy; Digitalization; Digitization; Dot-com; eBay; eBay; eBusiness; eBusiness; eCommerce; eCommerce; Econometrics; Economics; eGovernment; Electronic commerce; Electronic communication; Electronic media; Electronic publishing; Facebook; Financial information technology; Flickr; Foursquare; Genetics; Genome; Google; Google; Healthcare exchanges; Hi technology companies; Hi-technology / Hi-tech; Industrial economics; Industrial organization; Industrial organization; Information technology; Instagram; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property law; Intellectual property strategy; Internet; Internet applications; Internet governance; Internet privacy issues; Internet security; Internet strategy; iPad; iPhone; LinkedIn; Marketing; Marketing communication; Marketing strategy; Microsoft; Mobile banking; MOOCs; MOOCs; Online banking; Online education; Online education; Online feedback mechanisms; Online media; Online shopping; Pinterest; Price fixing; Price fixing; Pricing; Pricing; Privacy issues; Regulation and policy; Skype; Social influence; Social media; Social networks; Strategy; Technological innovation; Technology; Technology security; Technology strategy; Teleconferencing; Tumblr; Twitter; United Kingdom; United States; Web-based marketing; Web-based marketing; World Wide Web; Yelp

Adrien Verdelhan

Adrien Verdelhan

Douglas Drane Career Development Professor in Information Technology and Management

Department: Associate Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-5123, adrienv@mit.edu

Expertise: Arbitrage pricing theory; Bond markets; Bond pricing; Derivatives; Federal Reserve; Macroeconomics

Jiang Wang

Jiang Wang

Mizuho Financial Group Professor

Department: Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-2632, wangj@mit.edu

Expertise: Arbitrage pricing theory; Asset management; Bond pricing; Capital market; China; Contagian; Currency; Derivatives; Equities; Financial engineering; Financial markets; Futures; Investment risk; Investment strategies; Market microstructure; Mutual funds; Options; Options pricing valuation; Portfolio choice; Portfolio design and management; Security prices; Stock exchange; Stock market; Stock trading; Trading decisions; Treasuries

Joseph Weber

Joseph Weber

George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Accounting

Contact: (617) 253-4310, jpweber@mit.edu

Expertise: Accounting; Auditing; Corporate governance; Disclosure; Earnings management; Earnings manipulation; International tax; Tax policy

Henry Weil

Henry Weil

Department: Senior Lecturer, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 258-6101, hbweil@mit.edu

Expertise: Airlines; Alliances; Asia; Aviation; Banking; Bermuda; Business process modeling; Capital budgeting; China; Competition; Competition; Competitive strategy; Computer industry; Consumer behavior; Convergence; Corporate strategy and policy; Credit card industry; Customer relationships; Customer service; Data acquisition; Digitalization; Dot-com; eCommerce; Electronic media; Emerging businesses; Emerging markets; Energy; Entrepreneurial management; Ethanol; Europe; European Union (EU); Financial services; France; Globalization; Hong Kong; Industrial economics; Information technology; Innovation; International corporate strategy; International management; Internet telephony; Lead users; Management of technology; Marketing strategy; Media; Microeconomics; Mobile computing; New ventures; Nonlinear dynamics; Oil; Online banking; Online media; Pharmaceuticals; Pricing; Research and development; Retirement planning; Singapore; Startups / Start-ups; Strategic management; Strategic planning; System dynamics; Taiwan; Technological innovation; Technological strategy; Technological transfer; Trust-based marketing; Wi-Fi; Wireless communication

Juanjuan Zhang

Juanjuan Zhang

Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management

Department: Associate Professor of Marketing

Contact: (617) 452-2790, jjzhang@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Asia; Channel Management; Competitive strategy; Crowdfunding; Customer Relationship Management (CRM); Emerging markets; Innovation management; Marketing Strategy; Product management; Sales force management; Social influence; Social media; Web-based marketing

Haoxiang Zhu

Haoxiang Zhu

Department: Assistant Professor of Finance

Contact: (617) 253-2478, zhuh@mit.edu

Expertise: Asset management; Asset pricing; Auctions; Bankruptcy; Bond markets; Bond negotiations; Bond pricing; Capital budgeting; Capital controls; Capital market; Central banks; Corporate finance; Currency; Currency management; Debt; Derivatives; Dodd-Frank Act; Equities; Euro; Exchange rates; Finance; Financial institutions; Financial markets; Futures; Governmental financial institutions; High frequency trading; Liquidity; London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR); Market microstructure; Microeconomics; Municipal bonds; Mutual funds; NASDAQ; New York Stock Exchange (NYSE); Options; Portfolio choice; Portfolio design and management; Price fixing; Pricing; Regulation; Risk capital; Risk management; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); Securitization; Security prices; Stock exchange; Stock exchange consolidation; Stock market; Stock options; Stock trading; Trading decisions; Trading gains and losses; Treasuries; Valuation; Wall Street

Maurizio Zollo

Maurizio Zollo

Contact: (617) 253-7474, zollo@mit.edu

Expertise: Alliances; Corporate diversification; Corporate diversification; Corporate social responsibility; Europe; European Union (EU); Hybrid organizations; Italy; Mergers and acquisitions; Organizational learning; Social responsibility; Strategy; Sustainability

Diversity and markets — Evan Apfelbaum

We usually think of ethnic diversity as a matter of social policy, not a factor that could impede market bubbles. But new research by me and a team of colleagues suggests a surprising new reason to consider diversity as a hedge against speculative bubbles: in two studies, we find that markets comprised of ethnically diverse traders are more accurate in pricing assets than ethnically homogeneous ones. Our paper, which came out Nov. 17 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), finds that ethnic diversity leads all traders, whether of majority or minority ethnicity, to price more accurately and thwart bubbles. The reason isn’t because minority traders had special information or differential skills; rather, their mere presence changed how everyone approached decision-making.  Traders were more apt to carefully scrutinize others’ transactions and less likely to copy others’ errors in diverse markets, and this reduced the incidence of bubbles. To … Read More »The post Diversity and markets — Evan Apfelbaum appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

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