• Thesis Titles

    The PhD thesis is the culmination of a student’s work in the program—the student’s first major research effort and a launching pad into a career in academia. Some recent thesis titles are listed below. To request copies of an MIT thesis, please contact Institute Archives.

    Accounting
    Yuri Loktionov
    Does Accounting Quality Mitigate Risk Shifting?  

    Finance
    Jialan Wang
    Essays in Human Capital and Financial Economics  

    Marketing
    Matthew Selove
    Three Essays on Strategic and Tactical Issues in Product Design  

    Operations Management
    Anshuman Tripathy
    Work Distribution in Global Product Development Organizations  

    Organization Studies
    Jason J. Jay
    Paradoxes of Hybrid Organizing in the Cambridge Energy Alliance  

    System Dynamics
    Joe Hsueh
    Dynamics of High Performance Work Practices and Shared Capitalism Policies in a Startup Company  

    Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, & Strategic Management
    Ethan Mollick
    Essays on Individuals and Organizations  

  • Birger Wernerfelt

    Birger Wernerfelt

    J.C. Penney Professor of Management

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