Faculty Grants


  • Jonas Hjort for “Implications for Business of Tax Evasion Within and Across Countries”
  • Dan Wang for “Going Abroad to Create Value at Home: How Foreign Work Experiences Affect Retention and Workplace Innovation”


  • Mauricio Larrain, Charles W. Calomiris, Jose Liberti (DePaul), Jason Sturgess (DePaul) for “How Collateral Laws Shape Lending and Sectoral Activity”
  • Yash Kanoria for “Centralized Seat Allocation for Engineering Colleges in India”
  • Neng Wang for a research proposal on global entrepreneurship and private equity. Download the paper.
  • Amit Khandelwal; David Atkin (MIT) Adam Osman (Illinois) for “Generating Export Demand: The Role of Price, Quality and Signaling”


  • Gur Huberman, Marco Di Maggio, and Andrew Ellul for “The Lending Behavior of Dollar Money Market Funds to European Banks During the Summer and Fall 2011”
  • Doron Nissim for “Analysis and Valuation of Financial Firms”
  • Neng Wang for “Dynamic Entrepreneurial Finance and Risk Management”
  • Geert Bekaert and Enrichetta Ravina for “The (Individual) Cross-Section of International Diversification and Home Bias”
  • Mauricio Larrain for “Capital Account Liberalization and the Decline in Labor Income Share”
  • Pablo Fajgelbaum and Amit K. Khandelwal for “Measuing the Unequal Gains from Trade”
  • Gabriel Weintraub for research on framework agreements, a common alternative to auctions in public procurement


  • Noel Capon, for research on how Chinese multinationals manage global accounts
  • Trevor Harris and Dan Amiram, for research titled “Does Main Street Affect Wall Street — International Evidence”
  • Wei Jiang, for research on the impact of reputation concerns on the voting of independent directors in China. Download the paper.
  • Charles Jones, for research on the effects of disclosing large short positions. Download the paper.
  • Bruce Kogut, for research on multinational corporation networks
  • Leonard Lee and Bernd Schmitt, for the Advertising and Consumer Psychology Conference: The Asian Consumer, held December 19–21, 2012, in Singapore.
  • Don Sexton, for a book on branding across cultures and countries
  • Neng Weng, for research on entrepreneurial finance. Download the paper.


  • Maria Guadalupe and Catherine Thomas for a workshop on the organizational economics of multinational firms
  • Don Sexton, Don Lehmann, and Oded Netzer for a workshop on customer decision-making in different countries and cultures


  • Veronica Rappaport, Daniel Paravsini, and Daniel Wolfenzon for research on “Dissecting the Effect of Credit Supply on Trade: Evidence from Matched Credit Export Data.” Download the paper.
  • Shira Mor, Michael W. Morris, and Johann Joh, for research on “Inclusive versus Xenophobic Responses in Intercultural Interactions: The Role of Global Identity.” Download the paper.
  • Nicholas Steir-Moses and Roger Lederman, for research on “Global Facility Network Design with Oligopolistic Markets.” Download the paper.


  • Stephan Meier, Felipe Kast, and Dima Pomeranz, for research on “Peer Effects in Savings.” Download the paper.
  • Marcelo Olivares and Gabriel Weintraub, for research on “Structural Estimation of a Procurement Combinatorial Auction for School Meals in Chile”
  • Amit Khandelwal, David Atkin, Adam Osman, for research on “The Impact of Exporting: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment”
  • JaeBin Ahn for research on “The Role of Intermediaries in Facilitating Trade.” Download the paper.