Billionaire

Faculty Member: 

Proposal Description:

The richest individuals in the top 0.0…01% of the wealth distribution are disproportionately entrepreneurs owning business corporations. In contrast, the most successful in other occupations (say, artists and scientists) accumulate orders-of-magnitude smaller wealth. Why this stark gap? This project seeks to develop a theory that explains the gap. We will also empirically test its predictions and calibrate/simulate the model.

Requisite Skills and Qualifications:

No required skills and qualifications. 

Please attach a transcript with your application. 
Including a writing sample would be a plus though not required.
Project Type: 
Tobin RA