Associate Professor of Markets, Public Policy & Law Rena Conti was recently featured in a New York Times article on how the private sector has impacted the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. Specifically, Rena addresses how medical professionals have acted quickly to provide information about the vaccine.
Health Affairs recently published a blog post by Associate Professor of Markets, Public Policy & Law Rena Conti on the importance of developing therapeutic COVID-19 drugs in addition to a vaccine. Rena argues that a vaccine won’t totally prevent people from getting sick, so developing effective treatment is crucial and can be achieved by re-purposing off-patent drugs that fight infectious disease.
New research from Robert Metcalf, Assistant Professor, Markets, Public Policy & Law examined the expression "time is money" through the lens of price sensitivity in ridesharing services. He was recently featured in NPR's Planet Money to discuss his findings, which looked at 3.7 million Lyft riders to figure out how much they were willing to pay for a ride.
The New York Times recently published an op-ed featuring research from Professor of Marketing Nina Mazar on how to curb cheating among students. Nina’s research analyzes the effect of signing honor codes on students’ behavior.