Faculty Research Speaker Series

Daniela Scur

Assistant Professor of Strategy, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University
Organizational Capacity and Profit Shifting
Sep 24, 2021 12:00pm

Daniela Scur is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University.

Daniel Scur’s research focuses on organizations and how organizational practices affect productivity and labor outcomes across countries and industries. She studies organizational economics with a focus on emerging economies and developing countries. The research questions she is currently working on include why family firms adopt fewer structured management practices (and what to do about it), how school management and personnel policies affect teacher effort and student outcomes, how personnel management affects wages and other employee outcomes in manufacturing firms, and how female leadership influences organizational practices.

Daniela is affiliated with the CEPR and the Productivity Partnership and she is a Research Fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management, with the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, and at the London School of Economics with the Centre for Economic Performance. Professor Scur serves as a faculty fellow at the Cornell Smith Family Business Initiative. She continues to work on three large data collection initiatives: the World Management Survey, the Development WMS, and the Ownership Survey.