Constança Esteves-Sorenson

Assistant Professor of Management

Professor Esteves-Sorenson studies how psychological phenomena affect firm performance and markets. She is also interested in how hiring, compensation, and retention policies affect firm performance and the outcomes for different groups of individuals.


  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2009
  • MA, University of California, Berkeley, 2006
  • MBA, Stanford University, 1999
  • BA, Honors, Lisbon University, 1994


MGT 403


Selected Articles

C. Esteves-Sorenson and J. Snyder
Economics Letters
C. Esteves-Sorenson and F. Perretti
The Economic Journal

Selected Working Papers

Do Monetary Incentives Undermine Performance in Enjoyable Tasks? A Field Test
C. Esteves-Sorenson and R. Broce
Gift Exchange in the Workplace: Addressing the Conflicting Evidence with a Careful Test
C. Esteves-Sorenson
Employee Screening, Shirking Deference and Gift-Exchange: An Empirical Test
C. Esteves-Sorenson, V. Pohl, and E. Freitas