Christopher Stanton

Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School

Christopher Stanton is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School. His research is in applied microeconomics, with current projects focused on understanding how uncertainty about the value of new products or markets interacts with pricing decisions. Another project examines the decision to become an entrepreneur when there is uncertainty about the payoff. He has published on a variety of topics, including the entry of intermediaries in peer-to-peer markets, ethnic matching in online labour markets, the causes of productivity changes during the great recession, and the estimation of persistent worker and boss productivity differences from the transaction records of a large firm. After earning a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Utah and then an Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics at the London School of Economics.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey