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Ryan Cooper

Ryan Cooper

Business Economics
Ph.D. Business Economics 2015 (expected), Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis
MBA 2011, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis
M.S. Economics 2006, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S. Mathematics B.S. Economics 2005, Brigham Young University
Research interests:
My research is focused on the economic and organizational factors that influence individual decision-making in markets and firms. These include both input-related factors - such as knowledge sharing, problem-solving routines, and human capital - and output-related factors such as incentives.
  • "When Incentives Are Not Enough: Motivation, Organizational Structure, and Cost Control in Primary Medical Care," Job Market Paper
Other Professional Experience:
Technical Services Engineer, Epic Systems, Verona, WI (2007 - 2009)
National Merit Scholar, 1999
Presidential Scholar, 1999
Eagle Scout
Class Valedictorian, Olin Business School MBA Class of 2011
Personal interests:
Football, basketball, golf, reading, writing