Kathryn L. Shaw

Professor, Academic


Who is Kathryn L. Shaw?

Kathryn Shaw’s most recent research focuses on managing talent in high performance organizations. She studies how firms attract and build star talent in the software industry and in a range of knowledge-intensive industries. More broadly, Professor Shaw studies how companies can achieve measurable rates of return from investing in human resource management practices that are aimed at improving the performance of workers or teams of workers. She is identified as a co-developer of the field of “insider econometrics,” in which researchers use internal “inside” company data to study the performance gains from practices such as teamwork and incentive pay.

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  • Bachelor of Arts, Occidental College
    Economics, Mathematics
    ( - 1976)
  • Doctorate, Harvard University
    ( - 1981)
  • Stanford University
    (2003 - )
  • Professor of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University
    (2002 - 2003)
  • Associate Professor of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University
    (1989 - 1981)
  • Associate Professor of Economics with Tenure, Carnegie Mellon University
    (1994 - 1997)
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    (1997 - 2003)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University
    (1981 - 1989)
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    (1996 - 2003)
  • Department Head, Industrial Management Department, Carnegie Mellon University
    (1987 - 1990)
  • Department Head, Economics Department (Acting), Carnegie Mellon University
    (1989 - 1989)
  • Visiting Economist, Carnegie Mellon University
    (1984 - 1986)

on July 23, 2013


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