Selected Student Projects
CUBIC | Save the Children, Bangladesh: Improving Adoption of Play-Based Learning
By Rashi Jaiswal. Homo economicus or economic man is a human being with infinite ability to make rational decisions and is the central subject of standard economic theory. However, in our daily lives, decisions tend to be influenced by several internal and external factors such as emotions, habits, culture, disposable income... More
FCLT Global: Can Executive Compensation Influence Long-Term Success?
What is the relationship between CEO variable performance compensation (as opposed to base salary) and long-term success? Two teams of BU Questrom MBA students worked on a semester long, behavioral economics-focused consulting project in partnership with FCLTGlobal (Focusing Capital on the Long Term). They examined behavioral insights explaining CEO’s short-term decision... More