Stanford Graduate School of Business
John Roberts’ teaching and research involve the application of economic and strategic (game-theoretic) analysis to management problems. His specific areas of current interest involve international business, the organization of the firm, and the connection between strategy and organization. He has been a member of the Stanford faculty since 1980, when he joined the GSB from Northwestern University.
|Amazon’s new $15 per hour minimum wage will force other companies to follow suit.||Disagree||6||“Amazon is active in too few local labor markets to have a big impact.”|
|Restrictions on skilled immigration will cause US firms to to shift more operations overseas.||Agree||8||“The complication is Trump’s tariffs. Otherwise, it is virtual certainty…”|
|Uber has to develop self-driving cars in the next 10 years in order to remain viable.||Neither Agree nor Disagree||6||“Other companies can do it instead.”|
|A trade war will be more disruptive to business than to consumers.||Neither Agree nor Disagree||5|
|Concern over consumer privacy will fundamentally limit businesses’ ability to use big data.||Agree||5|