Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Boston College, Research Affiliate at the Institute for Labor Economics (IZA), Fellow of the Center for Development Economics and Policy at Columbia University, WAPPP Fellow
S Anukriti is an economist whose research examines how economic outcomes are shaped by social norms and public policy. Her research interests lie in the fields of development economics, demography, political economy, and the economics of gender.
Associate Professor of Economics, Wesleyan University, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Research Fellow WAPPP Fellow
Melanie Khamis’ research focuses on different aspects of the labor market, in particular informal labor markets, gender and ethnicity in the labor market, and migration. As a WAPPP Fellow, she intends to investigate the gender wage gap and occupational choices of women in the United States, in particular the role of specific high earnings occupations.
Associate Professor in Political Science at Brigham Young University WAPPP Fellow
Jessica Preece’s research focuses on the role political party messaging and recruitment plays in women’s political representation. As a WAPPP Fellow, she will develop interventions for party leaders interested in seeing more women run for and win office.
Associate Professor of Economics at the National University of Singapore and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) WAPPP Fellow
Jessica Pan’s research examines gender differences in economic and educational outcomes, with a focus on under-explored determinants such as gender norms, social interactions, taste discrimination, behavioral traits, work flexibility, and social influences.
Ph.D. Candidate in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, IE Business School WAPPP Fellow
Inmaculada Macias-Alonso researches the effects of sex and gender on employee evaluations and feedback. As a WAPPP fellow, she is examining how meritocracy beliefs affect gender stereotyping and moderate the provision of negative feedback to men and women.
This course provides a broad overview of scientific theory and research-based strategies for effectively leading organizations and optimizing human capital. Students will gain a greater understanding of: mission and values; hiring, retention, and promotion; motivation and engagement; executive judgment and decision-making; informal power and social influence; culture and fit; organizational change; social networks; equity, diversity, and inclusion; and building self-efficacy and fortitude. By the end of the course, students will possess a well-stocked toolkit that will enable them to be more competent, confident, and resilient when pursuing their leadership objectives. Students will also develop a deeper understanding of the challenges and social responsibility associated with leadership, and will engage in considerable self-reflection in order to gain a greater sense of clarity about their personal leadership style, mission, and purpose. ... Read more about Maximizing Human Capital and Organizational Performance