Associate Professor, Kellogg-Northwestern University
Erika Deserranno is an Associate Professor at Kellogg-Northwestern. Her research interests lie at the intersection between development and personnel economics. She is working on issues related to the selection, recruitment and motivation of workers both in private and public organizations.
Recent work by Erika Deserranno
Promotion, pay and productivity: Evidence from Sierra Leone
Do meritocratic promotions increase worker productivity?
Audio : Labour Markets & Migration
When transparency fails: Financial incentives for local banking agents in Indonesia
In contexts where information on new financial technologies is limited, publicly disclosing an agent’s financial incentives negatively impacts take-up
Do social structures affect the success of development policies?
Policy delivery agents perform better when working with members of their own social groups thereby affecting the efficiency of policy interventions
Audio : Institutions & Political Economy
Oriana Bandiera Robin Burgess Erika Deserranno Imran Rasul Munshi Sulaiman Ricardo Morel
Does higher pay attract better applicants? Evidence from a Ugandan NGO
Financial incentives to community health promoters attract more applicants at the expense of crowding out pro-social preferences