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W. Bentley MacLeod

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Columbia University
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NBER Working Papers and Publications

April 2016Optimal Contracting with Subjective Evaluation: The Effects of Timing, Malfeasance and Guile
with Teck Yong Tan: w22156
March 2016Viewpoint: The Human Capital Approach to Inference
w22123

Published: W. Bentley MacLeod, 2017. "Viewpoint: The human capital approach to inference," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 50(1), pages 5-39, February. citation courtesy of

The Performance of Elected Officials: Evidence from State Supreme Courts
with Elliott Ash: w22071
June 2015The Big Sort: College Reputation and Labor Market Outcomes
with Evan Riehl, Juan E. Saavedra, Miguel Urquiola: w21230

Published: W. Bentley MacLeod & Evan Riehl & Juan E. Saavedra & Miguel Urquiola, 2017. "The Big Sort: College Reputation and Labor Market Outcomes," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 9(3), pages 223-261, July. citation courtesy of

May 2015Physician Practice Style and Patient Health Outcomes: The Case of Heart Attacks
with Janet Currie, Jessica Van Parys: w21218
November 2014Intrinsic Motivation in Public Service: Theory and Evidence from State Supreme Courts
with Elliott Ash: w20664

Published: Elliott Ash & W. Bentley MacLeod, 2015. "Intrinsic Motivation in Public Service: Theory and Evidence from State Supreme Courts," The Journal of Law and Economics, vol 58(4), pages 863-913.

April 2013Diagnosing Expertise: Human Capital, Decision Making and Performance Among Physicians
with Janet Currie: w18977

Published: Janet Currie & W. Bentley MacLeod, 2017. "Diagnosing Expertise: Human Capital, Decision Making, and Performance among Physicians," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 35(1), pages 1-43. citation courtesy of

June 2010Great Expectations: Law, Employment Contracts, and Labor Market Performance
w16048

Published: Great Expectations: Law, Employment Contracts, and Labor Market Per- formance, in Handbook of Labor Economics, Vol 4, edited by O. Ashenfel- ter and D. Card, 2011, pp 1591-1696.

Contracts between Legal Persons
with Lewis A. Kornhauser: w16049

Published: “Contracts between Legal Persons,” with Lewis Kornhauser, in The Hand- book of Organizational Economics , Robert Gibbons and John Roberts, editors, December 2012, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

October 2009Accidental Death and the Rule of Joint and Several Liability
with Daniel Carvell, Janet Currie: w15412

Published: Daniel Carvell & Janet Currie & W. Bentley MacLeod, 2012. "Accidental death and the rule of joint and several liability," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 43(1), pages 51-77, 03. citation courtesy of

June 2009Anti-Lemons: School Reputation and Educational Quality
with Miguel Urquiola: w15112
April 2008Institutions and Contract Enforcement
with Armin Falk, David Huffman: w13961

Published: Armin Falk & David Huffman & W. Bentley Macleod, 2015. "Institutions and Contract Enforcement," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 33(3), pages 571 - 590. citation courtesy of

Contracting in the Shadow of the Law
with Surajeet Chakravarty: w13960

Published: Surajeet Chakravarty & W. Bentley MacLeod, 2009. "Contracting in the shadow of the law," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 40(3), pages 533-557. citation courtesy of

May 2007Performance Pay and Wage Inequality
with Thomas Lemieux, Daniel Parent: w13128

Published: Thomas Lemieux & W. Bentley MacLeod & Daniel Parent, 2009. "Performance Pay and Wage Inequality-super-," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 124(1), pages 1-49, February. citation courtesy of

August 2006First Do No Harm?: Tort Reform and Birth Outcomes
with Janet Currie: w12478

Published: Janet Currie & W. Bentley MacLeod, 2008. "First Do No Harm? Tort Reform and Birth Outcomes," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 123(2), pages 795-830, 05. citation courtesy of

January 2003Cut to the Bone? Hospital Takeovers and Nurse Employment Contracts
with Janet Currie, Mehdi Farsi: w9428

Published: Janet Currie & Mehdi Farsi & W. Bentley Macleod, 2005. "Cut to the bone? Hospital takeovers and nurse employment contracts," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 58(3), pages 494-514, April. citation courtesy of

September 1998Supply Side Hysterisis: The Case of the Canadian Unemployment InsuranceSystem
with Thomas Lemieux: w6732

Published: Lemieux, Thomas and W. Bentley MacLeod. "Supply Side Hysteresis: The Case Of The Canadian Unemployment Insurance System," Journal of Public Economics, 2000, v78(1-2,Oct), 139-170. citation courtesy of

 
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