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Cultural Metacognitive Processes: Psychological Mechanisms Promoting Intercultural Effectiveness

Shira Mor, 2013

Faculty Advisor: Michael Morris

In Chapter 1, I provide a general theoretical framework for the dissertation. In Chapter 2, I examine the association between cultural metacognition and intercultural effectiveness. In Chapter 3, I examine the conditions and cognitive mechanisms that facilitate application and updating of cultural knowledge among individuals high on cultural metacognition. I further test whether related individual difference factors can explain the hypotheses I proposed in Chapter 3.

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Essays on the Strategic Discretion of Prosecutors in the Legal System

Alicja Reuben, 2013

Faculty Advisor: Bruce Kogut

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Essays on the Economics of Entrepreneurship

Shinjinee Chattopadhyay, 2013

Faculty Advisor: Raymond Fisman

This thesis examines the role of economic markets and agents in promoting entrepreneurship, and their impact on innovation. The first chapter focuses on small business creation within the context of the United States economy, while the second chapter looks at returns to high-technology entrepreneurship internationally.

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How Power and Powerlessness Corrupt

Andy Yap, 2013

Faculty Advisor: E. Tory Higgins

This dissertation examines how and when, both powerfulness and powerlessness, can each lead to corrupt behavior.

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Essays on Decisions Involving Recurring Financial Events

Stephen Atlas, 2013

Faculty Advisor: Eric Johnson

This dissertation explores what influences consumer financial decisions with consequences that recur over time, such as mortgages and recurring payment plans in contracts.

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Venture Capital and Innovation

Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe, 2013

Faculty Advisor: Morten Sorensen

This dissertation delves into the relation between venture capital and innovation. The existing literature usually addresses this question by using industry-level data. In contrast, the analysis here relies on data at the company level on patents invented in venture-backed companies. The dissertation has four parts.

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Egocentric Categorization: Self as a Reference Category in Product Judgment & Consumer Choice

Liad Weiss, 2013

Faculty Advisor: Gita V. Johar

Be it a shiny sports car or a luxury watch, consumers are predisposed to approach appealing objects. However, rules of modern society restrict consumers from touching or taking objects based on a mere desire to do so. Instead, consumers must have a legal connection to an object--ownership--in order to have mastery over it. What are the cognitive implications of the transparent boundaries that society draws between consumers and objects that they do not own?

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Doctoral Program News

Wazlawek featured in Ideas at Work

Abbie Wazlawek's joint research with Professor Daniel Ames is featured in the June 24th, 2014 edition of Ideas at Work

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Ethan Rouen featured in Ideas at Work

Ethan Rouen's joint research with Professor Dan Amiram is featured in the May 15th, 2014 edition of Ideas at Work

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Rivas Wins Fellowship

The PhD program is proud to congratulate Miguel Duro Rivas, who was awarded the Nasdaq Educational Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.

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Wong wins Deloitte Fellowship

We are proud to announce that Yu Ting (Forester) Wong is one of the recipients of the 2014 Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting.

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The PhD Program Congratulates John Yao

PhD student John Yao was a finalist in the 2013 M&SOM (Manufacturing & Service Operations Management) student paper competition.

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Honigsberg Named Postdoctoral Fellow

The PhD program is proud to congratulate Colleen Honigsberg, who was named the Postdoctoral Fellow in Corporate Governance at the Millstein Center at Columbia Law School in October 2013

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