Stanford Alumni Weekend Presentation
Presentation given on October 5th at Stanford
Stanford Econ 149, The modern Firm in Theory and Practice, Winter 2013 (Undergrad)
Topics on the organization and management of the modern firm, co-taught with Professor Paul Milgrom
Stanford Econ 247, Labor Topics, Winter 2013 (PhD)
Lectures will revolve around one main discussion paper (presented by a student) and then some overview of other papers in the literature presented by me. The focus is on current research areas for students thinking about PhD topics, rather than a comprehensive span of the literature. Topics also include research skills, tips and tricks, refereeing and presentation skills.
Stanford GSB 591, Management Practices, Winter 2013 (MBA)
Lectures about core modern management practices based on around a decade of research by the LSE, McKinsey, Stanford, the World Bank and the EBRD. Aimed at 1st and 2nd year MBA students.
MIT Organizational Economics Mini-Course, Winter 2011
6 hours of lectures on the measuring and explaining the differences in management and organizational practices across firms and countries. Aimed at 2nd+ year PhD students.
IMF Course on the Macroeconomics of Uncertainty and Volatility, Winter 2012
This was a 2.5 hour course I gave at the IMF in February 2012 overviewing the literature on uncertainty and volatility, focusing on the latest empirical results and implications for policy around the Great Recession of 2007-2009.
Professor of Economics