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Rebecca’s research explores the degree to which the private sector can play a major role in building a more sustainable economy, focusing particularly on the relationships between organizational commitment and innovation and productivity in high performance organizations. She is also a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a fellow of both the British Academy and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has a degree in mechanical engineering from MIT, a PhD in business economics from Harvard, and was a Professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management for more than twenty years. Also, she sit on the boards of Amgen, IDEXX Laboratories and CERES.