Constança Esteves-Sorenson

Senior Lecturer in Management

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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


  • Probability Modeling & Statistics MGT 403

Selected Articles

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