Luis Ballesteros

Global Business Career Development Professor Assistant Professor, Strategy and Innovation
  • Phone 617-358-2740
  • Office 635
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

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  • Ballesteros, L., Pamphile, V. (2023). "Is Labor Productivity More Sensitive to Corporate Philanthropy Towards Welfare Shocks or Chronic Conditions?", SSRN Electronic Journal
  • Ballesteros, L. (2022). "Fluctuations in Innovation after Natural Disasters: Evidence from Hurricane Katrina", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2022 (1)
  • Ballesteros, L., Magelssen, C. (2022). "Institutional Disruptions and the Philanthropy of Multinational Firms", Organization Science, 33 (4), 1501-1522
  • Ballesteros, L., Kunreuther, H. (2020). "Organizational Decision Making during Systemic Disruption", Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research)
  • Ballesteros, L. (2019). How firms bring social innovation and efficiency to the global effort to recover from national uncertainty shocks."Handbook of Inclusive Innovation The Role of Organizations, Markets and Communities in Social Innovation", Edward Elgar Publishing 225-247
  • Ballesteros, L., Gatignon, A. (2019). "The relative value of firm and nonprofit experience: Tackling large-scale social issues across institutional contexts", Strategic Management Journal, 40 (4), 631-657
  • Ballesteros, L. (2018). Corporate Giving for Disaster Relief."Mastering Catastrophic Risk How Companies are Coping with Disruption", Oxford University Press
  • Ballesteros, L., Useem, M., Wry, T. (2017). "Masters of Disasters? An Empirical Analysis of How Societies Benefit from Corporate Disaster Aid", Academy of Management Journal, 60 (5), 1682-1708
  • Ballesteros, L., Useem, M. (2016). "Black Swans and the Social Value of Corporate Disaster Giving", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2016 (1), 11990-11990
  • Ballesteros, L. (2015). Private Giving for Recovery."Leadership Dispatches Chile's Extraordinary Comeback from Disaster", Stanford University Press
    Research Presentations
  • Ballesteros, L. Competition and Strategy During Disruption, Inner City Capital Connections Program, 2022
  • Ballesteros, L. Fluctuations in Innovation after Disasters, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2022
    Awards and Honors
  • 2022, Best Conference Paper, Academy of Management
  • 2021, Emerging Scholar Award, George Washington University
  • 2019, Responsible Research in Management Award, Responsible Research for Business and Management (RRBM)
  • 2018, Best Dissertation in International Management, Academy of Management
  • 2018, Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Dissertation Award, Academy of International Business