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Testing the Theory of Multitasking: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment in Chinese Factories

Fuhai Hong, Tanjim Hossain, John A. List, Migiwa Tanaka

NBER Working Paper No. 19660
Issued in November 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Aureo de Paula, Florian Englmaier, Ying Fan, April Franco, Avi Goldfarb, Matthew Grennan, Nicola Lacetera, Magne Mogstad, Justin Sydnor, and seminar participants at the Singapore Economic Review Conference, University College London, University of Toronto, University of Konstanz, University of Western Ontario, and Industrial Organization Society for helpful comments. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of SSHRC Grant No. 489160, and financial support from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. All correspondence should be directed to Tanjim Hossain (tanjim.hossain@utoronto.ca). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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