Emilio is the NTU Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Castilla joined the MIT Sloan faculty in 2005, after being a faculty member in the Management Department of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the co-director of the Institute for Work and Employment Research at MIT, as well as a Research Fellow at the Wharton Financial Institutions Center and at the Center for Human Resources at the Wharton School. In the recent past, he was also head of the Work and Organizations Studies Group. He received his post-graduate degree in Business Analysis from the Lancaster University Management School (UK) and his PhD and MA in Sociology from Stanford University. Professor Castilla studies how social and organizational processes influence key employment outcomes over time. He tackles his research questions by examining different empirical settings with longitudinal datasets, both at the individual and company levels. His focus is on the recruitment, hiring, compensation, compensation, development, and job mobility of employees within and across organisations, as well as on the impact of social relations on performance and innovation. His work has been published in top academic journals and edited volumes, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Management Science, Organization Science, American Journal of Sociology, and American Sociological Review. He has also written a book on the use of longitudinal methods in social science research (Elsevier/Academic Press). Professor Castilla has taught in various degree programs at MIT Sloan, the Wharton School, and a number of other international universities. His teaching interests include Strategies for People Analytics, Strategic Human Resource Management, Leading Effective Organizations, Talent Management, Building Successful Careers, and Organizational Behavior. In addition to teaching full-time MBA and executive courses, he has taught several PhD-level seminars.

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