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2015
w21709 Mitchell Hoffman
Lisa B. Kahn
Danielle Li

Discretion in Hiring
w21582 Laura Alfaro
Pol Antràs
Davin Chor
Paola Conconi

Internalizing Global Value Chains: A Firm-Level Analysis
w21597 William R. Kerr
Martin Mandorff

Social Networks, Ethnicity, and Entrepreneurship
w21489 Panle Jia Barwick
Parag A. Pathak
Maisy Wong

Conflicts of Interest and the Realtor Commission Puzzle
w21417 David Atkin
Azam Chaudhry
Shamyla Chaudry
Amit K. Khandelwal
Eric Verhoogen

Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-Ball Producers in Pakistan
w21366 Deborah Goldschmidt
Johannes F. Schmieder

The Rise of Domestic Outsourcing and the Evolution of the German Wage Structure
w21357 Amanda Pallais
Emily Glassberg Sands

Why the Referential Treatment: Evidence from Field Experiments on Referrals
w21266 Raymond Fisman
Yongxiang Wang

The Mortality Cost of Political Connections
w21267 Andrew W. Lo
The Gordon Gekko Effect: The Role of Culture in the Financial Industry
w21186 Marian Moszoro
Pablo T. Spiller
Sebastian Stolorz

Rigidity of Public Contracts
w21188 Abhay Aneja
Marian Moszoro
Pablo T. Spiller

Political Bonds: Political Hazards and the Choice of Municipal Financial Instruments
w21146 Pierre Azoulay
Alessandro Bonatti
Joshua L. Krieger

The Career Effects of Scandal: Evidence from Scientific Retractions
w21131 Alex Edmans
Xavier Gabaix

Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer
w21002 David C. Chan
Jr.

The Efficiency of Slacking Off: Evidence from the Emergency Department
w20991 Marina Druz
Alexander F. Wagner
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Tips and Tells from Managers: How Analysts and the Market Read Between the Lines of Conference Calls
w20903 Richard T. Thakor
Andrew W. Lo

Competition and R&D Financing Decisions: Theory and Evidence from the Biopharmaceutical Industry
w20876 Holger M. Mueller
Paige P. Ouimet
Elena Simintzi

Wage Inequality and Firm Growth
w20845 Bryan Hong
Lorenz Kueng
Mu-Jeung Yang

Estimating Management Practice Complementarity between Decentralization and Performance Pay
w20846 Mu-Jeung Yang
Lorenz Kueng
Bryan Hong

Business Strategy and the Management of Firms
w20825 Camelia M. Kuhnen
Paul Oyer

Exploration for Human Capital: Evidence from the MBA Labor Market
2014
w20698 Lisa B. Kahn
Erika McEntarfer

Employment Cyclicality and Firm Quality
w20686 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang
Shawn Grover
Shun Wang

Empirical Linkages between Good Government and National Well-being
w20661 Stefano DellaVigna
Johannes Hermle

Does Conflict of Interest Lead to Biased Coverage? Evidence from Movie Reviews
w20667 Nicholas Bloom
Renata Lemos
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Does Management Matter in Schools
w20621 Lorenz Kueng
Mu-Jeung Yang
Bryan Hong

Sources of Firm Life-Cycle Dynamics: Differentiating Size vs. Age Effects
w20607 Luis Garicano
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Knowledge-based Hierarchies: Using Organizations to Understand the Economy
w20578 Gordon Phillips
Giorgo Sertsios

Financing Decisions and Product Introductions of Private and Publicly Traded Firms
w20512 Martin C. Byford
Joshua S. Gans

Permission to Exist
w20254 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai Bergman
Anna Milanez
Vladimir Mukharlyamov

The Agglomeration of Bankruptcy
w20102 Nicholas Bloom
Renata Lemos
Raffaella Sadun
Daniela Scur
John Van Reenen

The New Empirical Economics of Management
w20074 Daniel Elfenbein
Raymond Fisman
Brian McManus

Market Structure, Reputation, and the Value of Quality Certification
w20028 Benjamin E. Hermalin
Michael S. Weisbach

Understanding Corporate Governance Through Learning Models of Managerial Competence
w20034 Brigham Frandsen
James B. Rebitzer

Structuring Incentives Within Organizations: The Case of Accountable Care Organizations
w19867 Susan Helper
Rebecca Henderson

Management Practices, Relational Contracts, and the Decline of General Motors
2013
w19766 Stefano DellaVigna
Ruben Durante
Brian Knight
Eliana La Ferrara

Market-based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy
w19722 Oriana Bandiera
Renata Lemos
Andrea Prat
Raffaella Sadun

Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work
w19731 Nicola Lacetera
Bradley J. Larsen
Devin G. Pope
Justin R. Sydnor

Bid Takers or Market Makers? The Effect of Auctioneers on Auction Outcomes
w19694 Ajay Agrawal
Avi Goldfarb
Florenta Teodoridis

Does Knowledge Accumulation Increase the Returns to Collaboration?
w19658 Sari Pekkala Kerr
William R. Kerr
William F. Lincoln

Skilled Immigration and the Employment Structures of U.S. Firms
w19647 David S. Abrams
Ufuk Akcigit
Jillian Popadak

Patent Value and Citations: Creative Destruction or Strategic Disruption?
w19653 Ajay Agrawal
John McHale
Alexander Oettl

Collaboration, Stars, and the Changing Organization of Science: Evidence from Evolutionary Biology
w19481 Jeffrey B. Liebman
Neale Mahoney

Do Expiring Budgets Lead to Wasteful Year-End Spending? Evidence from Federal Procurement
w19395 William Mullins
Antoinette Schoar

How do CEOs see their Role? Management Philosophy and Styles in Family and Non-Family Firms
w19330 Yihui Pan
Tracy Yue Wang
Michael S. Weisbach

CEO Investment Cycles
w19303 Daniel Paravisini
Antoinette Schoar

The Incentive Effect of Scores: Randomized Evidence from Credit Committees
w19214 Derek Neal
The Consequences of Using One Assessment System To Pursue Two Objectives
w19221 David K. Levine
Salvatore Modica

Conflict, Evolution, Hegemony, and the Power of the State
w18936 Roland Bénabou
Jean Tirole

Bonus Culture: Competitive Pay, Screening, and Multitasking
w18882 Yihui Pan
Tracy Yue Wang
Michael S. Weisbach

Learning about CEO Ability and Stock Return Volatility
w18886 Tanja Artiga González
Markus Schmid
David Yermack

Smokescreen: How Managers Behave When They Have Something To Hide
w18871 Nicholas Bloom
James Liang
John Roberts
Zhichun Jenny Ying

Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment
w18841 Luis Garicano
Claire LeLarge
John Van Reenen

Firm Size Distortions and the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from France
w18804 Jonathan T. Kolstad
Information and Quality when Motivation is Intrinsic: Evidence from Surgeon Report Cards
w18775 Pol Antràs
Stephen R.Yeaple

Multinational Firms and the Structure of International Trade
w18723 Jonathan R. Clark
Robert S. Huckman
Bradley R. Staats

Learning from Customers: Individual and Organizational Effects in Outsourced Radiological Services
w18665 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

Nine Facts about Top Journals in Economics
2012
w18634 Nolan Miller
Alexander F. Wagner
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Solomonic Separation: Risk Decisions as Productivity Indicators
w18620 Paul Oyer
Scott Schaefer

Firm/Employee Matching: An Industry Study of American Lawyers
w18608 Jennifer Brown
Dylan B. Minor

Misconduct in Credence Good Markets
w18601 Daniel Gottlieb
Kent Smetters

Narrow Framing and Life Insurance
w18543 Ulrike Malmendier
Klaus Schmidt

You Owe Me
w18495 Thomas F. Hellmann
Veikko Thiele

A Theory of the Firm based on Partner Displacement
w18311 Sumit Agarwal
Gene Amromin
Itzhak Ben-David
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Tomasz Piskorski
Amit Seru

Policy Intervention in Debt Renegotiation: Evidence from the Home Affordable Modification Program
w18346 Gordon M. Phillips
Alexei Zhdanov

R&D and the Incentives from Merger and Acquisition Activity
w18316 Ryan L. Lampe
Petra Moser

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from 20 U.S. Industries under the New Deal
w18259 Lorenzo Caliendo
Ferdinando Monte
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

The Anatomy of French Production Hierarchies
w18203 Ashish Arora
Andrea Fosfuri
Thomas Roende

Managing Licensing in a Market for Technology
w18141 Paul Gompers
Vladimir Mukharlyamov
Yuhai Xuan

The Cost of Friendship
w18163 Pol Antràs
Davin Chor

Organizing the Global Value Chain
w18132 Joseph A. Clougherty
Michal Grajek

International Standards and International Trade: Empirical Evidence from ISO 9000 Diffusion
w18119 Juan Botero
Alejandro Ponce
Andrei Shleifer

Education and the Quality of Government
w18096 Raymond Fisman
Daniel Paravisini
Vikrant Vig

Cultural Proximity and Loan Outcomes
w18005 Nicola Lacetera
Justin R. Sydnor

Would You Buy a Honda Made in the U.S.? The Impact of Production Location on Manufacturing Quality
w17968 Abhijit Banerjee
Sendhil Mullainathan
Rema Hanna

Corruption
w17929 Sendhil Mullainathan
Markus Noeth
Antoinette Schoar

The Market for Financial Advice: An Audit Study
w17889 Timothy F. Bresnahan
Jonathan D. Levin

Vertical Integration and Market Structure
w17846 Maria Guadalupe
Hongyi Li
Julie Wulf

Who Lives in the C-Suite? Organizational Structure and the Division of Labor in Top Management
w17850 Nicholas Bloom
Christos Genakos
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Management Practices Across Firms and Countries
w17745 Douglas L. Kruse
Joseph R. Blasi
Richard B. Freeman

Does Linking Worker Pay to Firm Performance Help the Best Firms Do Even Better?
w17726 Raymond Fisman
Nikolaj A. Harmon
Emir Kamenica
Inger Munk

Labor Supply of Politicians
2011
w17717 Gregor Matvos
Amit Seru

Resource Allocation within Firms and Financial Market Dislocation: Evidence from Diversified Conglomerates
w17663 Dirk Jenter
Katharina Lewellen

CEO Preferences and Acquisitions
w17636 Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Robert Slonim

Rewarding Altruism? A Natural Field Experiment
w17590 Antoinette Schoar
Luo Zuo

Shaped by Booms and Busts: How the Economy Impacts CEO Careers and Management Styles
w17579 Roland Benabou
Jean Tirole

Laws and Norms
w17573 Ryan L. Lampe
Petra Moser

Patent Pools and the Direction of Innovation - Evidence from the 19th-century Sewing Machine Industry
w17535 James B. Rebitzer
Mark E. Votruba

Organizational Economics and Physician Practices
w17470 Pol Antràs
Grossman-Hart (1986) Goes Global: Incomplete Contracts, Property Rights, and the International Organization of Production
w17419 Guy David
Evan Rawley
Daniel Polsky

Integration and Task Allocation: Evidence from Patient Care
w17308 Lorenzo Caliendo
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

The Impact of Trade on Organization and Productivity
w17293 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

Why Do Voters Dismantle Checks and Balances?
w17231 Nicholas Bloom
Helena Schweiger
John Van Reenen

The Land that Lean Manufacturing Forgot? Management Practices in Transition Countries
w17194 Gadi Barlevy
Derek Neal

Pay for Percentile
w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments
w17031 Nicola Lacetera
Lorenzo Zirulia

Individual Preferences, Organization, and Competition in a Model of R&D Incentive Provision
w16944 Ximena Cadena
Antoinette Schoar
Alexandra Cristea
Héber M. Delgado-Medrano

Fighting Procrastination in the Workplace: An Experiment
w16937 Jonathan R. Clark
Robert Huckman

Broadening Focus: Spillovers, Complementarities and Specialization in the Hospital Industry
w16853 Jeremy T. Fox
Valérie Smeets

Does Input Quality Drive Measured Differences in Firm Productivity?
w16818 Aaron Edlin
Joseph Farrell

Freedom to Trade and the Competitive Process
w16823 Anna A. Levine Taub
Anton Kolotilin
Robert S. Gibbons
Ernst R. Berndt

The Diversity of Concentrated Prescribing Behavior: An Application to Antipsychotics
w16735 Pablo T. Spiller
Transaction Cost Regulation
w16691 Oriana Bandiera
Andrea Prat
Luigi Guiso
Raffaella Sadun

Matching Firms, Managers and Incentives
w16658 Nicholas Bloom
Benn Eifert
Aprajit Mahajan
David McKenzie
John Roberts

Does Management Matter? Evidence from India
2010
w16573 Maria Guadalupe
Olga Kuzmina
Catherine Thomas

Innovation and Foreign Ownership
w16540 Susan Helper
Morris M. Kleiner
Yingchun Wang

Analyzing Compensation Methods in Manufacturing: Piece Rates, Time Rates, or Gain-Sharing?
w16423 Christina Aperjis
Yali Miao
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Variable Temptations and Black Mark Reputations
w16325 Gary Charness
Peter Kuhn
Marie-Claire Villeval

Competition and the Ratchet Effect
w16118 Laura Alfaro
Paola Conconi
Harald Fadinger
Andrew F. Newman

Do Prices Determine Vertical Integration?
w16019 Nicholas Bloom
John Van Reenen

Human Resource Management and Productivity
w16025 John F. Helliwell
Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh

How Much is Social Capital Worth?
w15991 Gerard Hoberg
Gordon M. Phillips

Text-Based Network Industries and Endogenous Product Differentiation
w15977 Paul Oyer
Scott Schaefer

Personnel Economics: Hiring and Incentives
w15918 Edward P. Lazear
Leadership: A Personnel Economics Approach
w15913 Gary Charness
Peter J. Kuhn

Lab Labor: What Can Labor Economists Learn from the Lab?
w15911 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang

Trust and Well-being
w15779 Robert S. Gibbons
Richard T. Holden
Michael L. Powell

Integration and Information: Markets and Hierarchies Revisited
w15783 Robert S. Gibbons
Richard T. Holden
Michael L. Powell

Rational-Expectations Equilibrium in Intermediate Good Markets
w15659 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate
Jonathan Yan

Overconfidence and Early-life Experiences: The Impact of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies
2009
w15614 Daniel Elfenbein
Raymond Fisman
Brian McManus

Reputation, Altruism, and the Benefits of Seller Charity in an Online Marketplace
w15618 Casey Ichniowski
Kathryn L. Shaw

Insider Econometrics: Empirical Studies of How Management Matters
w15576 Laura Alfaro
Maggie Chen

The Global Agglomeration of Multinational Firms
w15568 Viral V. Acharya
Stewart C. Myers
Raghuram Rajan

The Internal Governance of Firms
w15545 Alex Edmans
Xavier Gabaix

Tractability in Incentive Contracting
w15466 Pierre Azoulay
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Gustavo Manso

Incentives and Creativity: Evidence from the Academic Life Sciences
w15304 Sharon Belenzon
Tomer Berkovitz
Patrick Bolton

Intracompany Governance and Innovation
w15242 Rajkamal Iyer
Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Kelly Shue

Screening Peers Softly: Inferring the Quality of Small Borrowers
w15167 Philippe Aghion
Drew Fudenberg
Richard T. Holden

Subgame Perfect Implementation with Almost Perfect Information and the Hold-Up Problem
w15129 Nicholas Bloom
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

The organization of firms across countries
w15112 W. Bentley MacLeod
Miguel Urquiola

Anti-Lemons: School Reputation and Educational Quality
w14975 Nicholas Bloom
Luis Garicano
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

The distinct effects of Information Technology and Communication Technology on firm organization
w14764 Roland Bénabou
Groupthink: Collective Delusions in Organizations and Markets
w14712 Patrick Bolton
Xavier Freixas
Joel Shapiro

The Credit Ratings Game
w14644 Thomas Philippon
Ariell Reshef

Wages and Human Capital in the U.S. Financial Industry: 1909-2006
w14654 Patrick Bolton
Antoine Faure-Grimaud

Satisficing Contracts
2008
w14577 Pierre Azoulay
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Jialan Wang

Superstar Extinction
w14554 Gene M. Grossman
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Task Trade between Similar Countries
w14491 Maria Guadalupe
Julie Wulf

The Flattening Firm and Product Market Competition: The Effect of Trade Liberalization
w14331 Phillip Leslie
Paul Oyer

Managerial Incentives and Value Creation: Evidence from Private Equity
w14339 Patrick Bolton
Markus K. Brunnermeier
Laura Veldkamp

Leadership, Coordination and Mission-Driven Management
w14262 Pol Antràs
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Organizations and Trade
w14059 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai K. Bergman

Liquidation Values and the Credibility of Financial Contract Renegotiation: Evidence from U.S. Airlines
w13960 Surajeet Chakravarty
W. Bentley MacLeod

Contracting in the Shadow of the Law
w13961 Armin Falk
David Huffman
W. Bentley MacLeod

Institutions and Contract Enforcement
w13732 Efraim Benmelech
Eugene Kandel
Pietro Veronesi

Stock-Based Compensation and CEO (Dis)Incentives
2007
w13701 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Martijn Cremers
Urs Peyer

CEO Centrality
w13705 Luis Garicano
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Organizing Growth
w13480 Edward P. Lazear
Paul Oyer

Personnel Economics
w13372 Alex Edmans
Xavier Gabaix
Augustin Landier

A Calibratable Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium
w13350 Jonathan Levin
Steven Tadelis

Contracting for Government Services: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Cities
w13253 Ricard Gil
Pablo T. Spiller

The Organizational Implications of Creativity: The US Film Industry in Mid-XXth Century
w13233 Richard B. Freeman
Douglas Kruse
Joseph Blasi

The Same Yet Different: Worker Reports on Labour Practices and Outcomes in a Single Firm Across Countries
w13225 Alvin E. Roth
Deferred Acceptance Algorithms: History, Theory, Practice, and Open Questions
w13172 Sinan Aral
Erik Brynjolfsson
Marshall Van Alstyne

Information, Technology and Information Worker Productivity: Task Level Evidence
w13124 Ulrike Malmendier
Devin Shanthikumar

Do Security Analysts Speak in Two Tongues?
w13065 Kaivan Munshi
From Farming to International Business: The Social Auspices of Entrepreneurship in a Growing Economy
w13005 Hirofumi Uchida
Gregory F.Udell
Wako Watanabe

Bank Size and Lending Relationships in Japan
w13015 Susan Helper
Morris M. Kleiner

International Differences in Lean Production, Productivity and Employee Attitudes
w12998 Guido Friebel
Elena Panova

Insider Privatization and Careers - A Study of a Russian Firm in Transition
w12989 Paul Oyer
Ability and Employer Learning: Evidence from the Economist Labor Market
w12878 Wei Chi
Richard B. Freeman
Morris M. Kleiner

Adoption and Termination of Employee Involvement Programs
w12868 Isaac Ehrlich
The Mystery of Human Capital as Engine of Growth, or Why the US Became the Economic Superpower in the 20th Century
w12855 Pol Antràs
Mihir A. Desai
C. Fritz Foley

Multinational Firms, FDI Flows and Imperfect Capital Markets
2006
w12645 Keith J. Crocker
Joel Slemrod

The Economics of Earnings Manipulation and Managerial Compensation
w12583 James B. Rebitzer
Lowell J. Taylor

When Knowledge is an Asset: Explaining the Organizational Structure of Large Law Firms
w12588 Richard B. Freeman
Optimal Inequality/Optimal Incentives: Evidence from a Tournament
w12526 E. Han Kim
Adair Morse
Luigi Zingales

What Has Mattered to Economics Since 1970
2005
w11849 Rebecca Henderson
Sarah Kaplan

Inertia and Incentives: Bridging Organizational Economics and Organizational Theory

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