When the Wind of Change Blows, Build Batteries? Optimum Renewable Generation and Energy Storage Investments

Working Papers

Renewables have become the cheapest energy sources in most of the world but their generation remains variable and difficult to predict. However, recent technology advances have rendered large-scale electricity storage economically viable, thus mitigating the renewable intermittency issue and enabling combinations of e.g. wind and batteries to replace fossil fuel power plants.Read More

The Push and Pull of Numeric Diversity Goals

Funded Research Proposal

Recent research suggests that diversity can provide a critical boost to organizational innovation. Indeed, organizations often espouse public goals to diversify their workforces, and past research has robustly shown that specific, quantified goals are more effective at motivating goal completion than ambiguous goals. Read More

M&A, Competition, and Innovation in Medical Technology

Funded Research Proposal

Innovation in medical technology has played a large role in the growth in welfare benefits and monetary costs due to health care over the last half century. Like many industries that rely on innovation, medical technology has an active market for corporate mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Read More