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Giacomo Negro - Emory University, Goizueta Business School. Atlanta, GA, US

Giacomo Negro Giacomo Negro

Professor of Organization & Management; Goizueta Term Chair, Organization & Management; Professor of Sociology (by courtesy) | Emory University, Goizueta Business School





Giacomo Negro joined the Goizueta Business School faculty in 2008. He previously taught at the Durham Business School (UK) and Bocconi University (Italy), and was a visiting scholar at various institutions including Stanford University and UCLA. Negro holds a PhD in management from Bocconi University, where he also received a Laurea degree in economics and business.

Areas of Expertise (3)

Organization Theory Economic Sociology Cultural and Creative Industries

Education (2)

Bocconi University, Milan, Italy: Ph.D., Management 2004

Bocconi University, Milan, Italy: Laurea (B.A.), Economics and Business 1998

Summa cum Laude

Media Appearances (3)

Understanding the scholarly inquiry of Giacomo Negro

Emory Business  online


While many academics might pick one industry on which to laser focus their studies, Negro develops an understanding of the sociological and economic context he studies but seeks some more general links that may be common across a wider variety of settings, whether it’s wine producers, payday lenders, or actors and actresses in the film industry...

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Graduates of elite law schools are more likely to land on their feet after job loss

Deseret News  online


Rider and co-author Giacomo Negro, of Emory University, discovered that the 20 percent who fared better tended to have J.D. degrees from higher-ranked schools...

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Do Prestigious Law Degrees Really Matter?

Inside Higher Ed  online


Do prestigious law degrees really matter? Yes, according to a new study from Chris Rider, assistant professor of business strategy at Georgetown University, and Giacomo Negro, associate professor of organization and management at Emory University...

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