Erika Deserranno

Erika Deserranno is Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She joined the Kellogg faculty in 2015 after receiving her PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. Her research interests lie at the intersection between development and personnel economics. She is currently working on issues related to the selection, recruitment and motivation of workers both in private and public organisations.

Content by Erika Deserranno
  • Project

    How to increase the adoption of civil service reform? The role of training and incentives

    Many developing countries suffer from ineffective public service delivery. A growing literature sheds light on reforms which can improve public service quality. For instance, existing studies focus on showing how performanceā€based incentives can improve the performance of frontline civil servants working in health facilities, schools, or collecting taxes. Also, a large...

    22 Jan 2018 | Vincent Pons, Daniel Rogger, Erika Deserranno, Jennifer Ljungqvist