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When the sun goes down at the world's leading business school, the faculty speak their minds. Listen in as they dish on everything from the NRA, to pornography, to Russian meddling, to how to buy happiness... and many more topics at the intersection of business and culture. It's entertaining, insightful, funny and NO MBA REQUIRED! You can subscribe to HBS After Hours on Apple Podcasts, StitcherGoogle Play, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts.

 

May 9, 2018

In this episode, Mihir sits down with HBS economist Rafaella Sadun, who has dug deep into why and how management practices matter with award-winning large-sample empirical work. Rafaella discusses the problems and promise of family ownership (12:20), why Americans do IT better (14:58), the secrets of her productive partnership and how she came to economics (23:04) and her recommendation for a biography of a pioneering female economist (26:49).