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Faculty Publication- The Evolution of a New Industry: A Genealogical Approach

In his new book, NYU Stern Professor Zur Shapira, along with co-authors Israel Drori and Shmuel Ellis, traces the emergence and growth of the Israeli high-tech sector to provide a new understanding of industry evolution. The authors reveal how the high-tech sector … Continue reading

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The Liability of Leading: Analyzing Behavior and Risk in Jeopardy

NYU Stern professors Zur Shapira and Elizabeth Boyle coauthored “The Liability of  Leading: Battling Aspiration and Survival Goals in the Jeopardy! Tournament of  Champions,” which appears in the September issue of Organizational Science. By studying the decisions of Jeopardy contestants, … Continue reading

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Don’t Buy Too Much Insurance!

Professor Zur Shapira is quoted in the Wall Street Journal on purchasing multiple insurance policies. In this age of hurricanes, tsunamis, market crashes and banking crises, it isn’t any wonder that people are feeling insecure. Companies are responding by rolling … Continue reading

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