Erina Ytsma

Erina Ytsma

Postdoctoral Associate

Biography

Erina Ytsma is a postdoctoral associate at the Initiative on the Digital Economy at MIT. Erina’s research interests lie in the areas of organizational, personnel and labor economics; particularly in the realms of knowledge work, innovation and digitization. Her recent projects include a study that analyzes how internet and (internet) monitoring in the workplace affects productivity, a study of how physical proximity of colleagues affects productivity, an experimental study that tests the effects of different incentive schemes on open source contributions, and an experimental study that analyzes policies geared towards reducing income uncertainty for workers on online labor market platforms. Erina holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. She was the recipient of an ESRC Postgraduate Scholarship and an LSE Postgraduate Research Scholarship.


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