Matching Firms, Managers and Incentives
NBER Working Paper No. 16691
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We thank seminar participants at Columbia GSB, Duke, Kellogg, Houston, Leicester, LSE, MIT Organizational Economics, NBER Summer Institute, Peking University, Shanghai School of Finance and Economics, Texas A&M, Rotman School of Management and Tsinghua University for useful comments. We are grateful to Pat Bayer, Nick Bloom, Tito Boeri, Patrick Bolton, Daniel Ferreira, Luis Garicano, Joseph Hotz, Casey Ichniowski, Rachel Kranton, Marco Ottaviani, Steve Pischke, Michael Riordan, Fabiano Schivardi, Scott Stern, Seth Sanders, Duncan Thomas, John Van Reenen, Eric Verhoogen and Till von Wachter for useful discussions at various stages of the project. We are thankful to Enrico Pedretti and Francesco Papa for their help in data collection. This research was made possible by generous funding from Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.