X Rodolfo Debenedetti Lecture – Edward Lazear

Demographics and Business Formation

X Rodolfo Debenedetti Lecture, Milan

15 October 2015


Bocconi University

Room N01 (Velodromo) – Piazza Sraffa


Edward Lazear (Stanford University)

Introduction: Tito Boeri (INPS President)

Discussion: Pietro Garibaldi (Collegio Carlo Alberto and Università degli Studi di Torino)

Edward Lazear, Jack Steele Parker Professor of Human Resources Management and Economics at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, will hold the X Ing. Rodolfo Debenedetti Lecture about “Demographics and Business Formation”.
Edward Lazear is a labor economist who is a founder of a field known as personnel economics. His research centers on employee incentives, promotions, compensation, and productivity in firms. He also has devoted study to culture and language, with an emphasis on explaining the rise in multiculturalism in the United States. Recent work includes an already widely known theory of educational production. His current research is on entrepreneurship, leadership, and its relation to personnel economics.