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Industrial Technology nad Productivity: Incorporating Learning from Plant Visits and Interviews into Economic Research

NBER/SLOAN Project Report


Industrial Technology and Productivity: Incorporating Learning from Plant Visits and Interviews into Economic Research

Papers presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Economic Association, January 2000

Preface

Introduction to AEA Papers
Martin Feldstein

Presenters

Economists and Field Research: "You Can Observe a Lot Just by Watching
Susan Helper

Who Benefits Most From Employee Involvement: Firms or Workers?
Richard B. Freeman and Morris M. Kleiner

Is Cost Cutting Evidence of X-Inefficiency?
Severin Borenstein and Joseph Farrell

Knowledge Spillovers and Patent Citations: Evidence from a Survey of Inventors
Adam B. Jaffe, Manuel Trajtenberg, Michael S. Fogarty

Respondents

Reflections on Pin Factory Visits
Robert J. Gordon

Comments on "Jaffe, Trajtenberg, and Fogarty" and "Borenstein and Farrell"
Sam Kortum

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