Oriana Bandiera
London School of Economics
Oriana Bandiera is Professor of Economics and Director of STICERD at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Oriana is fellow of CEPR, BREAD and IZA, co-director of the research programme in State Capabilities within the International Growth Centre at the LSE, and on the board of editors of the Journal of Economic Literature, Economic Journal and Journal of Development Economics. Her research focuses on the study of contracts and incentives in a broad range of organizations and countries. Her work has been published in leading academic journals such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. She is the 2011 recipient of Carlo Alberto medal, awarded bi-annually to an Italian economist under the age of 40 for “outstanding research contributions to the field of economics.”

Articles By Oriana Bandiera
What do Indian CEOs do?
Posted On: 15 Mar 2013

While the Indian manufacturing sector has experienced rapid growth since the early 1990s, it is characterised by large productivity differences across firms and presence of several low productivity firms that use poor managerial practices. This column examines differences in CEOs’ management style via their time use to provide new insights on the observed diversity across firms.
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Creating entrepreneurs: A big new idea in development
Posted On: 07 Jan 2013

Can the world’s poorest people become entrepreneurs? This column outlines results from an evaluation of the Ultra Poor programme in Bangladesh, a scheme that the NGO behind it claims is a staggering success.
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