Digital Redlining and the Distributional Effects of AI-enabled Promotional Targeting

Funded Research Proposal

In recent years, firms have started to incorporate new techniques from artificial intelligence into their decision making processes. However, these techniques come with a novel set of reputational and legal risks relating to algorithmic bias and digital discrimination. Read More

Leveraging Data to More Efficiently Predict the Efficacy of Medical Treatments in New Spaces

Funded Research Proposal

This proposal requests research funding for the development of two papers that propose novel methods for leveraging large amounts of imprecise information along with small amounts of specific information to improve the efficacy of medical treatment. Read More

Living from Paycheck to Paycheck: The Implications of Paycheck Dispersion for Gig Economy Workers

Funded Research Proposal

Despite the prevalence of paycheck dispersion, defined as fluctuations in the amount of pay they receive in return for their labor from paycheck to paycheck, in contemporary employment relationships, we know relatively little about its consequences for organizations.Read More

To Mine or To Trade? An Investigation on the Sustainability of Blockchain Development and Cryptocurrency Market

Funded Research Proposal

The cryptocurrency market has grown rapidly in recent years and become a popular innovative platform for the purpose of investment. Its underpinning blockchain infrastructure has been designed to keep track of trusted financial transactions.Read More

Employment before Entrepreneurship and Gender Inequality: Evidence from Venture Capital Financing

Funded Research Proposal

Venture capital is the key to fostering and supporting innovation. However, there is huge gender bias in venture financing market. In 2017, only 2.2% of total venture funding went to female-founded firms in US, despite the fact that female entrepreneurs own 38% of total business in the country.Read More

Behavioral and Operational Lens into Managing Flexible Workforce

Funded Research Proposal

On-demand or gig economy has been growing dramatically in the past decade and is starting to become an everyday feature of modern society. Although independent contractors have been around for centuries, recent technologies allow workers to quickly connect with customers online and create new work arrangements. Read More