Orsola Garofalo

Copenhagen Business School
Department of Strategy and Innovation (SI)
Kilen, Kilevej 14A, 2000 Frederiksberg


I am Associate Professor at Copenhagen Business School (SI Department). I got a PhD in Business Economics from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and a MSc from Bocconi University.

My research interests include experimental economics, behavioral economics and organizational economics.

Here is a link to my full CV and to my Google Scholar page.


Shifting blame? Experimental evidence of delegating communication (with Christina Rott) Management Science 64 (2018), pp. 3469-3970

Executive gender, competitive pressures, and corporate performance (with Mario Daniele Amore) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 131 (2016), pp. 308-327

Gender interactions within the family firm (with Mario Daniele Amore and Alessandro Minichilli) Management Science 60 (2014), pp. 1083-1097

Gender pairings and accountability effects (with Jordi Brandts) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 83 (2012), pp. 31-41

Does sharing payoffs affect gender differences in accountability? (with Jordi Brandts) In Neuroscience and the Economics of Decision-Making, Routledge (2012)

Working papers 

Effort in decision-making, audience gender effects, and incentives (with Jordi Brandts)

Pay inequality and gender dynamics at the top (with Mario Daniele Amore)

Learning by mistaking? Optimism and entrepreneurial innovation (with Mario Daniele Amore and Victor Martin-Sanchez)

Unfamiliar family firms (with Mario Daniele Amore and Mircea Epure)

Leadership and corporate honesty (with Mario Daniele Amore and Alice Guerra)

Entrepreneurship and dishonesty: an experimental study (with Ahmad Barirani)

In progress

Talking about quotas: An experiment on gender diversity and communication (with Mario Daniele Amore)

Testosterone and nepotism (with Mario Daniele Amore, Jordi Brandts, and Giorgio Coricelli)

Are business plans still relevant? How accurate cost information impacts on entrepreneur's negotiation behavior (with Toke Reichstein and Giulio Zichella)

Cognition and perception of risk and ambiguity among entrepreneurs: An event-related fMRI experiment (with Toke Reichstein, Valentina Tartari, Giulio Zichella, Gitte Moos, Johannes Björkstrand, and Dea Stenbaek)