Research network

The IGL Research Network includes over 85 researchers from around the world working on randomised controlled trials related to innovation, high-growth entrepreneurship and growth.

Alicia Robb

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Other affiliations 
University of California Berkeley
University of Colorado Boulder
Research interests 
Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial Finance

Andreas Moxnes

University of Oslo
Research interests 
International Trade
firm responses to globalisation
production networks
productivity and reallocation in product markets
interaction between trade and multinational production

Chaning Jang

Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
Other affiliations 
Princeton University
Research interests 
Behavioral Economics
Development
ICT4D
Innovation

Cher Li

Nottingham University Business School
Research interests 
Innovation
Intellectual Property
Technology Standardisation
Productivity
Programme Evaluation
Business Performance

Christina Ungerer

Constance University of Applied Sciences IST Institute for Strategic Innovation & Technology Management
Other affiliations 
NITIM graduate school
Research interests 
Innovation
Entrepreneurship
Technology Management
Market Research
Strategic Management
Marketing

Christoph Ihl

Hamburg University of Technology
Other affiliations 
TUHH Institute of Entrepreneurship
Research interests 
Team Formation and Composition
Social Networks
Cultural Embeddedness
Social Influence
Social Judgement

Dean Karlan

Northwestern University
Other affiliations 
Innovations for Poverty Action
Research interests 
Poverty Reduction
Market-Based Solutions to Poverty Alleviation

Dietmar Harhoff

Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Other affiliations 
University of Munich
Research interests 
Innovation
Entrepreneurship
Intellectual Property
Industrial Economics
economics of science

Emanuele Colonnelli

University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Research interests 
Finance
Development
high-growth entrepreneurship and talent allocation in emerging markets
intersection between governments
institutions and firms

Eric Verhoogen

Columbia University
Other affiliations 
International Growth Centre (IGC)
Bureau for Research in the Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Research interests 
Development
Trade
Labor

Gharad Bryan

London School of Economics
Other affiliations 
Innovations for Poverty Action
Research interests 
Economic Development
Behavioral Economics

Guido Baltes

Constance University of Applied Sciences IST Institute for Strategic Innovation & Technology Management
Other affiliations 
CeTIM Munich/Leiden
Research interests 
Strategic Management & Innovation
Innovation-Driven Growth Strategies
corporate entrepreneurship

Igor Asanov

University of Kassel
Research interests 
Experimental and Behavioural Economics
field experiments
Economics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Social and Observational Learning
Public Policy Evaluation

Jana Gallus

UCLA Anderson School of Management
Other affiliations 
Harvard Crowd Innovation Lab
Research interests 
incentives
Recognition Schemes
Prizes
Awards
motivation
Productivity
Open Innovation
Wikipedia
field experiments
Behavioural Economics
Strategy

Juan Mateos-Garcia

Nesta
Other affiliations 
University of Brighton
Research interests 
Organisation of Innovation
Economics of Data Information and Knowledge
Creative Industries
Creative Economy

Kåre Moberg

The Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship
Other affiliations 
Young Enterprise
Copenhagen Business School
Research interests 
Entrepreneurship Education
Programme Evaluation
Structural Equation Modelling (SEM)

Karim Lakhani

Harvard University
Other affiliations 
Institute for Quantitative Social Science
Research interests 
Communities
Distributed Innovation
Open Source
Technological Innovation
Technology Strategy

Marc König

Bwcon GmbH
Other affiliations 
IST Institute for Strategic Innovation & Technology Management
Research interests 
Entrepreneurship
Innovation
Strategic Management
Marketing
Technology Management

Marte Tobro

University of Oslo
Research interests 
International Trade
firm-to-firm connection
and firm development and dynamics in the presence of public interventions

Martina Vojtkova

NatCen Social Research
Other affiliations 
Campbell Collaboration
Research interests 
Randomised Controlled Trials
Evidence Mapping
Education
Business Growth Support
Behaviour Change Interventions
Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
Poverty Reduction
International Development

Michael Frese

Leuphana University of Lüneburg
Other affiliations 
NUS Business School
Research interests 
Stress at work and unemployment
errors and error management/failures
Action regulation theory of performance
Motivation/emotion and performance
Innovation and innovation processes
Psychology of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial mindset
entrepreneurs

Neil Thompson

MIT Sloan School of Management
Research interests 
Randomized controlled trials in Innovation and Strategy
Moore’s Law and Cloud Computing
CRISPR Biotech and Research Tools
Executing on Innovation in Business and Academia

Saurabh Lall

University of Oregon
School of Planning Public Policy and Management
Research interests 
Entrepreneurial Accelerators
Mentoring
Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
Social Entrepreneurship
Impact Investing
Philanthropy

Sean Carr

University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Research interests 
Entrepreneurial Dynamics
Social Networks
Venture Capital
Financial Crises

Sheen S. Levine

University of Texas
Other affiliations 
Columbia University
Research interests 
Knowledge Sharing
Collaboration
Strategic Management
Organisational Theory
Entrepreneurship and innovation

Utz Weitzel

Utrecht University
Other affiliations 
Radboud University Nijmegen
Research interests 
Entrepreneurship
Behavioural Finance
Experimental Finance
experimental economics