Research With Impact
Big Firms Don’t Always Exercise Their Labor Market Power to Suppress Wages
To wield labor market power, large companies must centralize their hiring. But many decentralize instead, giving up their power. New research suggests why.
Viewers Favor Spontaneity in Entertainment and Sports – Except When They Don’t
Unplanned action lends authenticity to the performer, but only when their competence is high and the stakes are low.
One-Click Checkout Increases Spending and Engagement
Research by Johnson’s Young-Hoon Park and Murat Unal, PhD ’22, shows that customers increased spending after signing up for “one-click” checkout.
Help Wanted: Advancing Women in Leadership
To support more equitable workplaces, Michelle Duguid investigates hiring practices intended to increase diversity.
Trust in online content moderation depends on moderator
Both the type of online content moderator and the “temperature” of the harassing content influenced people’s perception of the moderation decision, new research finds.
Parking ticket reminders work, but not for all
Parking-ticket recipients who would benefit most from gentle “nudges” to pay their fines respond least to them, research by Ori Heffetz finds.
Evidence-Based Crop Management for Organic Dry Bean Farming
Dyson Professor Miguel Gomez is a contributing researcher to this study focused on the sustainability and profitability of the organic dry bean industry.
Cornell to co-lead UN agency’s new agrifood initiative
Ideas that sprang from a pre-pandemic discussion at Cornell now inform a UN initiative aimed to meet looming global food needs in a healthy, equitable and sustainable way.
Maximize Achievement and Persistence by Aligning Rewards to Recognize Milestones
Individuals are more likely to persist if they receive their first reward after completing a chunk of a task followed by a stream of small incentives.