Karl works with executives to appraise and execute bet-the-company decisions. When not consulting, he teaches at Northwestern University and Northwestern’s Pritzker School of Law.
Whether the audience is a Fortune 500 board, a TEDx auditorium, or a forum hosted by MBA students, Karl is eager to share inspiring thoughts and new perspectives.
From economics to law to policy, Karl is a prolific writer and interdisciplinary teacher. He tweets timely blogs, books, papers, and, rarely, less timely things other people wrote.
Karl’s worked on venture capital deals, mergers, acquisitions, divestments, bankruptcies, negotiations… and has coached napkin-stage startups that have turned into pure awesome.
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The problem may be big, but Karl's interdisciplinary approach attacks bite-sized pieces.
Interdisciplinary research is the key to unlocking the answers to many complex problems. Not just in academia, but also in business.
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As a Lecturer in Economics, Organizational Behavior, Public Policy, and Statistics at Northwestern, Karl Muth explores how time is a finite resource; he argues that it is easier to change human behavior by optimizing the efficiency of our tools than by expecting people to alter their behavior independently.
International Development – Telling New Stories
Karl T. Muth is a Lecturer in Economics, Organizational Behavior, Public Policy, and Statistics at Northwestern University and the inaugural SEI Fellow at the University of Chicago.