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2012
w18620 Paul Oyer
Scott Schaefer

Firm/Employee Matching: An Industry Study of American Lawyers

w18618 Gulgun Bayaz-Ozturk
Richard V. Burkhauser
Kenneth A. Couch

Consolidating the Evidence on Income Mobility in the Western States of Germany and the U.S. from 1984-2006

w18608 Jennifer Brown
Dylan B. Minor

Misconduct in Credence Good Markets

w18522 David Card
Jörg Heining
Patrick Kline

Workplace Heterogeneity and the Rise of West German Wage Inequality

w18488 Robert L. Clark
Melinda S. Morrill
David Vanderweide

Defined Benefit Pension Plan Distribution Decisions by Public Sector Employees

w18474 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Christopher T. Stanton

Diasporas and Outsourcing: Evidence from oDesk and India

w18448 Alicia Munnell
Jean-Pierre Aubry
Joshua Hurwitz
Laura Quinby

Public Plans and Short-Term Employees

w18419 Jesse Rothstein
Teacher Quality Policy When Supply Matters

w18386 Edward P. Lazear
James R. Spletzer

The United States Labor Market: Status Quo or A New Normal?

w18317 Edward P. Lazear
Kathryn L. Shaw
Christopher T. Stanton

The Value of Bosses

w18208 Jennifer Brown
David A. Matsa

Boarding a Sinking Ship? An Investigation of Job Applications to Distressed Firms

w18156 Ernesto Dal Bó
Frederico Finan
Martín Rossi

Strengthening State Capabilities: The Role of Financial Incentives in the Call to Public Service

w18006 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Comparing Real Wages

w17962 Christopher L. House
Jing Zhang

Layoffs, Lemons and Temps

w17927 Gopi Shah Goda
Colleen Flaherty Manchester
Aaron Sojourner

What Will My Account Really Be Worth? An Experiment on Exponential Growth Bias and Retirement Saving

w17904 Nikolai Roussanov
Pavel G. Savor

Status, Marriage, and Managers' Attitudes To Risk

w17850 Nicholas Bloom
Christos Genakos
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Management Practices Across Firms and Countries

w17846 Maria Guadalupe
Hongyi Li
Julie Wulf

Who Lives in the C-Suite? Organizational Structure and the Division of Labor in Top Management

w17803 Gregory F. Branch
Eric A. Hanushek
Steven G. Rivkin

Estimating the Effect of Leaders on Public Sector Productivity: The Case of School Principals

w17745 Douglas L. Kruse
Joseph R. Blasi
Richard B. Freeman

Does Linking Worker Pay to Firm Performance Help the Best Firms Do Even Better?


2011
w17671 Fernando Ferreira
Joseph Gyourko

Does Gender Matter for Political Leadership? The Case of U.S. Mayors

w17639 Jennifer Brown
Dylan B. Minor

Selecting the Best? Spillover and Shadows in Elimination Tournaments

w17606 Alex Edmans
Itay Goldstein
John Y. Zhu

Contracting With Synergies

w17535 James B. Rebitzer
Mark E. Votruba

Organizational Economics and Physician Practices

w17453 Peter J. Kuhn
Kailing Shen

Gender Discrimination in Job Ads: Theory and Evidence

w17441 Albert N. Link
Christopher J. Ruhm

Creativity and the Family Tree: Human Capital Endowments and the Propensity of Entrepreneurs to Patent

w17382 Dora Costa
Leaders: Privilege, Sacrifice, Opportunity and Personnel Economics in the American Civil War

w17303 Carola Frydman
Raven Molloy

Pay Cuts for the Boss: Executive Compensation in the 1940s

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

w17192 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai K. Bergman
Ricardo Enriquez

Negotiating with Labor Under Financial Distress

w17047 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna
Ulrike Malmendier

The Role of Theory in Field Experiments

w17004 Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Matthew J. Neidell

The Impact of Pollution on Worker Productivity

w16853 Jeremy T. Fox
Valérie Smeets

Does Input Quality Drive Measured Differences in Firm Productivity?

w16812 Carola Frydman
Raven S. Molloy

Does Tax Policy Affect Executive Compensation? Evidence from Postwar Tax Reforms

w16710 Derek Neal
The Design of Performance Pay in Education

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
w16649 Julien Prat
Boyan Jovanovic

Dynamic Incentive Contracts Under Parameter Uncertainty

w16585 Carola Frydman
Dirk Jenter

CEO Compensation

w16577 Jonathan A. Parker
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen

The Increase in Income Cyclicality of High-Income Households and its Relation to the Rise in Top Income Shares

w16574 Vicente Cuñat
Mireia Gine
Maria Guadalupe

The Vote is Cast: The Effect of Corporate Governance on Shareholder Value

w16560 Morris M. Kleiner
Kyoung Won Park

Battles Among Licensed Occupations: Analyzing Government Regulations on Labor Market Outcomes for Dentists and Hygienists

w16540 Susan Helper
Morris M. Kleiner
Yingchun Wang

Analyzing Compensation Methods in Manufacturing: Piece Rates, Time Rates, or Gain-Sharing?

w16484 Viral V. Acharya
Ramin P. Baghai
Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian

Labor Laws and Innovation

w16408 John Cawley
Johanna Catherine Maclean

Unfit for Service: The Implications of Rising Obesity for U.S. Military Recruitment

w16396 David Card
Alexandre Mas
Enrico Moretti
Emmanuel Saez

Inequality at Work: The Effect of Peer Salaries on Job Satisfaction

w16325 Gary Charness
Peter Kuhn
Marie-Claire Villeval

Competition and the Ratchet Effect

w16279 C. Kirabo Jackson
Henry S. Schneider

Do Social Connections Reduce Moral Hazard? Evidence from the New York City Taxi Industry

w16248 Peter Cappelli
The Performance Effects of IT-Enabled Knowledge Management Practices

w16099 Gopi Shah Goda
Colleen Flaherty Manchester

Incorporating Employee Heterogeneity into Default Rules for Retirement Plan Selection

w16038 John A. List
Michael S. Haigh

Investment under Uncertainty: Testing the Options Model with Professional Traders

w16032 Nicholas Bloom
Carol Propper
Stephan Seiler
John Van Reenen

The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals

w16019 Nicholas Bloom
John Van Reenen

Human Resource Management and Productivity

w15990 C. Kirabo Jackson
Match Quality, Worker Productivity, and Worker Mobility: Direct Evidence From Teachers

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?

w15906 John R. Graham
Campbell R. Harvey
Manju Puri

A Corporate Beauty Contest

w15878 Edward P. Lazear
Why Do Inventories Rise When Demand Falls in Housing and Other Markets?


2009
w15619 Casey Ichniowski
Kathryn L. Shaw

Connective Capital as Social Capital: The Value of Problem-Solving Networks for Team Players in Firms

w15618 Casey Ichniowski
Kathryn L. Shaw

Insider Econometrics: Empirical Studies of How Management Matters

w15564 Peter Kuhn
Kailing Shen

Employers’ Preferences for Gender, Age, Height and Beauty: Direct Evidence

w15545 Alex Edmans
Xavier Gabaix

Tractability in Incentive Contracting

w15323 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

Teacher Performance Pay: Experimental Evidence from India

w15202 C. Kirabo Jackson
Elias Bruegmann

Teaching Students and Teaching Each Other: The Importance of Peer Learning for Teachers

w15129 Nicholas Bloom
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

The organization of firms across countries

w15079 Jingjing Chai
Wolfram Horneff
Raimond Maurer
Olivia S. Mitchell

Extending Life Cycle Models of Optimal Portfolio Choice: Integrating Flexible Work, Endogenous Retirement, and Investment Decisions with Lifetime Payouts

w14975 Nicholas Bloom
Luis Garicano
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

The distinct effects of Information Technology and Communication Technology on firm organization

w14922 Robin S. Lee
Michael Schwarz

Interviewing in Two-Sided Matching Markets

w14921 Alexander Frankel
Michael Schwarz

Experts and Their Records

w14893 Stefano Gagliarducci
M. Daniele Paserman

Gender Interactions within Hierarchies: Evidence from the Political Arena

w14844 Christopher Avery
Jonathan D. Levin

Early Admissions at Selective Colleges

w14778 Cory Koedel
Julian Betts

Value-Added to What? How a Ceiling in the Testing Instrument Influences Value-Added Estimation

w14741 Luis Garicano
Thomas Hubbard

Earnings Inequality and Coordination Costs: Evidence From U.S. Law Firms

w14666 Jesse Rothstein
Student sorting and bias in value added estimation: Selection on observables and unobservables

w14644 Thomas Philippon
Ariell Reshef

Wages and Human Capital in the U.S. Financial Industry: 1909-2006


2008
w14589 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang

Well-being and Trust in the Workplace

w14577 Pierre Azoulay
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Jialan Wang

Superstar Extinction

w14464 Suzanne Scotchmer
Risk Taking and Gender in Hierarchies

w14455 Randall D. Cebul
James B. Rebitzer
Lowell J. Taylor
Mark E. Votruba

Unhealthy Insurance Markets: Search Frictions and the Cost and Quality of Health Insurance

w14442 Jesse Rothstein
Teacher Quality in Educational Production: Tracking, Decay, and Student Achievement

w14331 Phillip Leslie
Paul Oyer

Managerial Incentives and Value Creation: Evidence from Private Equity

w14212 Randall D. Cebul
James B. Rebitzer
Lowell J. Taylor
Mark Votruba

Organizational Fragmentation and Care Quality in the U.S. Health Care System

w14202 Alberto F. Alesina
Francesca Lotti
Paolo Emilio Mistrulli

Do Women Pay More for Credit? Evidence from Italy

w14159 James B. Rebitzer
Mari Rege
Christopher Shepard

Influence, Information Overload, and Information Technology in Health Care

w14145 Carola Frydman
Raven E. Saks

Executive Compensation: A New View from a Long-Term Perspective, 1936-2005

w14140 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate

Superstar CEOs

w14065 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren
David Sims

The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning Gains

w14062 Michael D. Grubb
Paul Oyer

Who Benefits from Tax-Advantaged Employee Benefits?: Evidence from University Parking

w13923 Muriel Niederle
Carmit Segal
Lise Vesterlund

How Costly is Diversity? Affirmative Action in Light of Gender Differences in Competitiveness

w13922 Muriel Niederle
Alexandra H. Yestrumskas

Gender Differences in Seeking Challenges: The Role of Institutions

w13766 Michael Ostrovsky
Michael Schwarz

Information Disclosure and Unraveling in Matching Markets

w13732 Efraim Benmelech
Eugene Kandel
Pietro Veronesi

Stock-Based Compensation and CEO (Dis)Incentives

w13725 Eli Berman
David D. Laitin

Religion, Terrorism and Public Goods: Testing the Club Model


2007
w13701 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Martijn Cremers
Urs Peyer

CEO Centrality

w13654 Edward P. Lazear
Kathryn L. Shaw

Wage Structure, Raises and Mobility: International Comparisons of the Structure of Wages Within and Across Firms

w13653 Edward P. Lazear
Kathryn L. Shaw

Personnel Economics: The Economist's View of Human Resources

w13652 Kathryn Shaw
Edward P. Lazear

Tenure and Output

w13633 Boris Groysberg
Ashish Nanda
M. Julia Prats

Does Individual Performance Affect Entrepreneurial Mobility? Empirical Evidence from the Financial Analysis Market

w13583 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Günther Fink
Jocelyn E. Finlay

Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation, and the Demographic Dividend

w13493 Jonathan C. Javitt
James B. Rebitzer
Lonny Reisman

Information Technology and Medical Missteps: Evidence from a Randomized Trial

w13480 Edward P. Lazear
Paul Oyer

Personnel Economics

w13396 Till Bärnighausen
David E. Bloom

"Conditional scholarships" for HIV/AIDS Health Workers: Educating and Retaining the Workforce to Provide Antiretroviral Treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa

w13372 Alex Edmans
Xavier Gabaix
Augustin Landier

A Calibratable Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium

w13327 Peter Cappelli
Monika Hamori

Are Franchises Bad Employers?

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

w13206 Joseph Price
Justin Wolfers

Racial Discrimination Among NBA Referees

w13172 Sinan Aral
Erik Brynjolfsson
Marshall Van Alstyne

Information, Technology and Information Worker Productivity: Task Level Evidence

w13156 Lisa M. Lynch
The Adoption and Diffusion of Organizational Innovation: Evidence for the U.S. Economy

w13029 Bruno Contini
Roberto Leombruni
Lia Pacelli
Claudia Villosio

Wage Mobility and Dynamics in Italy in the 90's

w13021 Oskar Nordström Skans
Per-Anders Edin
Bertil Holmlund

Wage dispersion between and within plants: Sweden 1985-2000

w13015 Susan Helper
Morris M. Kleiner

International Differences in Lean Production, Productivity and Employee Attitudes

w13008 Nicola Persico
José Carlos Rodríguez-Pueblita
Dan Silverman

Factions and Political Competition

w12998 Guido Friebel
Elena Panova

Insider Privatization and Careers - A Study of a Russian Firm in Transition

w12997 John S. Earle
Álmos Telegdy

Ownership and Wages: Estimating Public-Private and Foreign-Domestic Differentials using LEED from Hungary, 1986-2003

w12989 Paul Oyer
Ability and Employer Learning: Evidence from the Economist Labor Market

w12979 Marc-Arthur Diaye
Nathalie Greenan
Michal Urdanivia

Subjective Evaluation of Performance Through Individual Evaluation Interview: Empirical evidence from France

w12978 Thierry Lallemand
Robert Plasman
Francois Rycx

Wage Structure and Firm Productivity in Belgium

w12977 Lars Vilhuber
Adjusting Imperfect Data: Overview and Case Studies

w12976 Stephen V. Burks
Jeffrey Carpenter
Lorenz Goette
Kristen Monaco
Aldo Rustichini
Kay Porter

Using Behavioral Economic Field Experiments at a Large Motor Carrier: The Context and Design of the Truckers and Turnover Project

w12975 Colleen N. Flaherty
The Effect of Tuition Reimbursement on Turnover: A Case Study Analysis

w12974 Arngrim Hunnes
Jarle Møen
Kjell G. Salvanes

Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in Norway 1980-1997

w12878 Wei Chi
Richard B. Freeman
Morris M. Kleiner

Adoption and Termination of Employee Involvement Programs

w12875 Benjamin E. Hermalin
Michael S. Weisbach

Transparency and Corporate Governance


2006
w12811 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Yaniv Grinstein
Urs Peyer

Lucky Directors

w12771 Lucian A. Bebchuk
Yaniv Grinstein
Urs Peyer

Lucky CEOs

w12583 James B. Rebitzer
Lowell J. Taylor

When Knowledge is an Asset: Explaining the Organizational Structure of Large Law Firms

w12508 Alexandre Mas
Enrico Moretti

Peers at Work

w12435 Fredrik Andersson
Matthew Freedman
John C. Haltiwanger
Julia Lane
Kathryn L. Shaw

Reaching for the Stars: Who Pays for Talent in Innovative Industries?

w12071 Fali Huang
Peter Cappelli

Employee Screening: Theory and Evidence


2005
w11829 David Card
Sara de la Rica

The Effect of Firm-Level Contracts on the Structure of Wages: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

w11817 Paul Oyer
Salary or Benefits?

w11213 Suzanne Scotchmer
Affirmative Action in Hierarchies

w11083 Andrew Atkeson
Harold Cole

A Dynamic Theory of Optimal Capital Structure and Executive Compensation


2003
w10192 Edward P. Lazear
Paul Oyer

Internal and External Labor Markets: A Personnel Economics Approach

w9887 Brian J. Hall
Six Challenges in Designing Equity-Based Pay

w9868 Chiaki Moriguchi
Did American Welfare Capitalists Breach their Implicit Contracts? Preliminary Findings from Company-level Data, 1920-1940

w9849 Robert Gibbons
Michael Waldman

Enriching a Theory of Wage and Promotion Dynamics Inside Firms

w9813 Lucian Arye Bebchuk
Jesse M. Fried

Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

w9784 Brian J. Hall
Kevin J. Murphy

The Trouble with Stock Options

w9779 Steven G. Allen
Robert L. Clark
Linda S. Ghent

Phasing Into Retirement

w9763 Walter Novaes
Luigi Zingales

Bureaucracy as a Mechanism to Generate Information

w9722 Patrick Bolton
Jose Scheinkman
Wei Xiong

Executive Compensation and Short-termist Behavior in Speculative Markets

w9679 Edward P. Lazear
Firm-Specific Human Capital: A Skill-Weights Approach


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