Selected Student Projects

CUBIC | Save the Children, Bangladesh: Improving Adoption of Play-Based Learning

June 16th, 2020

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?

June 16th, 2019

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