Personal Wealth and Self-Employment

Working Papers

We examine how wealth windfalls affect self-employment decisions using data on cash payments from claims on Texas shale drilling to people throughout the United States. Individuals who receive large wealth shocks (greater than $50,000) have 51% higher self-employment rates.Read More

Impact Investing and Information Disclosure as Tools of Environmental Governance

Funded Research Proposal

Climate change remains a grand challenge of our time. Numerous actors relevant to business—both public and private—have worked to reduce or otherwise mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, and to focus management attention on the issue of climate change.Read More