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Nicholas Garcia

Platform Governance: Blockchain, Crypto, & Data Science Management
Nicholas M. Garcia, an information systems PhD candidate at NYU Stern, studies the management and governance of novel technologies such as blockchain and data science. He focuses on how technological features co-evolve with organizational politics and cultural behaviors.
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Germán Gutiérrez

Big Data, Dominant Firms and Innovation: The Case of Amazon.com
German Gutierrez, a finance PhD candidate at NYU Stern, studies how Amazon manages and competes on its platform, and what this means for consumers' well-being. 
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Katherine Hoffmann Pham

Essays on the Digital Future of Mobility
Katherine Hoffmann Pham, an Information Systems PhD candidate at NYU Stern, studies the use of ridesharing in response to subway disruptions in New York City. While ridesharing increases during disruptions, the estimated increases are small, suggesting that the flexibility inherent in ridesharing platforms could be exploited further to act as "invisible infrastructure" in times of need.
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Joseph Kalmenovitz

Regulatory Exposure and Technological Innovation
Joseph Kalmenovitz, a Finance PhD candidate at NYU Stern, studies how the enormous burden of federal regulations affects capital investment and employment. 
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Jungbae Kim

PCAOB Inspections and Resource Allocation for Innovation
Jungbae Kim, a PhD candidate in accounting at NYU Stern, studies the effect of auditor oversight on the financial reporting and real decisions. In particular, he examines the effect of auditor oversight on the valuation of intangible assets and investment for innovation activities.
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Sung Lee

Fintech Nudges: Overspending Messages and Personal Finance Management
Sung K. Lee, a finance PhD candidate at NYU Stern, studies the effectiveness of a money management app serviced by a major commercial bank in Canada. He focuses on the feature of overspending messages, which are sent to the users if their spending on a day exceeds twice their daily average spending.
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Sarah Lebovitz

Artificial Intelligence in Practice
Sarah E. Lebovitz earned her PhD from NYU Stern in 2020. Her work examines how emerging technologies (e.g., AI and 3D printing) impact professionals and their work practices. 
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Daniel Sands

Strategy, Evaluation, and Valuation in Markets: The Role of Third Parties in the Creation and Capture of Value
Daniel B. Sands, a PhD candidate in strategy and organization theory at NYU Stern, studies the role of third parties in markets. His research spans multiple empirical settings—including the restaurant, entertainment, and the aviation industries.