Raffaella Sadun

Raffaella Sadun is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration in the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School. Professor Sadun's research focuses on the economics of productivity, management and organizational change. Her research documents the economic and cultural determinants of managerial choices, as well as their implications for firm performance. Most recently, Professor Sadun has led an international research project with colleagues from the London School of Economics, Stanford University and McKinsey & Company studying the role of management for the performance of acute care hospitals and secondary schools in Europe and North America. Professor Sadun's work has appeared in leading peer reviewed journals including the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Economic Journal, and has been featured in the business press, including The New York Times, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times. She is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Faculty Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. In 2012 Professor Sadun was nominated as a Junior Faculty Fellow at the Kauffman Foundation.

Researcher's Grant Projects

These researchers use their existing in-depth survey methodology to collect extensive management data on three African countries and Brazil and investigate differences in management practices and productivity across firms and countries.
Researchers: Nick Bloom, John Van Reenen, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun, Daniela Scur
Grants Round: 1st MRG Round
Country: Multiple