From thriving cities, to drying towns, firms and philanthropy employ a variety of organizational structures and strategies to spur economic and community development. My research examines the viability and impact of these structures and strategies.
- Joint with Lauren Lanahan and funding from NSF SciSIP (Awards #1661157 and #1548288)
- Examining the impact of early federal funding on career outcomes and research productivity.
Social Enterprises & Hybrid Firms
- Examining relative impact of hybrid legal structures and social enterprise in contrast to traditional for-profit and nonprofit firms in the provision of public and semi-public goods.
- Examining the relative effectiveness of strategic philanthropy in increasing innovative outcomes.