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Harvard Business School is honored to announce doctoral students Kate Barasz (DBA, Marketing) and Frank Nagle (DBA, Technology and Operations Management) recevied the 2014 Wyss Award. Additionally, Benjamin Hebert (Ph.D., Business Economics) and Ran Shorrer (Ph.D., Business Economics) have been named receipients of the 2014 Martin Award. Both are annual prizes recognizing excellence in innovative dissertation research. More details on these two awards and the four students honored can be found here.
A study by a current HBS Marketing DBA student, Bhavia Mohan, together with HBS Professors Ryann Buell (HBS DBA Technology and Operations Management - 2012) and Leslie John, has important implications for retailers: Explaining what it costs to produce a product can potentially increase its sales (more details here). Her research was also featured in Forbes Magazine here.
Rezwan Haque, Business Economics (BE), wins Best Student Paper Award at the 5th Annual Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE) at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
Anil Doshi, Technology and Operations Management (TOM), won the Best Conference PhD Paper Prize at this year’s SMS Conference for his paper Agent Heterogeneity in Two-Sided Platforms: Superstar Impact on Crowdfunding. Frank Nagle also in the TOM unit, was a finalist for the Best Conference Paper Prize.
Silvia Belezza, fifth-year Marketing student, is conducting research dubbed the "red sneaker effect,” looking at how dress code affects perceptions of status and how a more casual look can increase your social capital.
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