Voices in the News

Marshall Van Alstyne, Questrom Professor of Management in Information Systems, recently sat down for a Q&A with TechTarget to discuss the ongoing debate with regard regulating the big tech firms. Van Alstyne suggests that breaking up the tech companies and transferring data from one platform to another may not be the answer, but rather focusing on increasing competition through data access. They could do damage by carving data up in the wrong ways and by

After nearly a year and a half, organizations are bringing their employees back to the office in a post-pandemic world. This call back to the workplace is seeing mixed reviews. In the US, workers state that their priorities have shifted since the pandemic leading them to seek out more flexibility and work/life balance. Constance Hadley, Lecturer in Management & Organizations, appeared on Philadelphia's NPR affiliate, WHHY, to discuss the changing workplace. Listen to the Interview

June 8, 2021 -- Bloomberg recently published insight from Rena Conti, Associate Professor in the Department of Markets, Public Policy and Law. Rena spoke on the recent FDA approval of Biogen Inc.’s $56,000-a-year Alzheimer’s therapy Aduhelm, sparking a reignition of America’s debate on drug prices and access to medical care. Her comments centered on how Medicare’s financial structure would impact the new drug’s prescription and administration. “The Part B payment mechanism creates incentives for providers to prescribe

June 7, 2021 -- Behavioral Scientist recently published insight co-authored by Nina Mazar, Marketing Professor and Co-Director of The Susilo Institute for Ethics in The Global Economy. The article discusses Nina’s and her co-authors’ research, which focused on testing the effectiveness of planning prompts on organizations’ tax compliance through repetitive nudges. In the field experiment, the authors focused on all organizations that failed to file timely annual returns for a payroll tax during the 2013 and 2014

Marketplace’s Andy Uhler recently interviewed Catherine Fazio, Lecturer in Strategy and Innovation, to discuss her research on economic relief packages leading to a surge in registered business formations. “Its purpose was not to catalyze a lot of startup formation, so it was very interesting for us to see that the CARES Act had that ripple effect.”Catherine Fazio, Lecturer in Strategy & Innovation The study found that the COVID stimulus payments disproportionately enabled Black Americans to take steps

Future Workplace partnered with Questrom’s Human Resources Policy Institute to survey 200 C-level HR leaders to learn more about expected changes to their organization’s people strategies post-pandemic.