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2014
w20810 Alexander Gelber
Adam Isen
Judd B. Kessler

The Effects of Youth Employment: Evidence from New York City Summer Youth Employment Program Lotteries
w20788 Muriel Niederle
Gender
w20770 Supreet Kaur
Nominal Wage Rigidity in Village Labor Markets
w20729 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Generalized Informativeness Principle
w20698 Lisa B. Kahn
Erika McEntarfer

Employment Cyclicality and Firm Quality
w20664 Elliott Ash
W. Bentley MacLeod

Intrinsic Motivation in Public Service: Theory and Evidence from State Supreme Courts
w20667 Nicholas Bloom
Renata Lemos
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Does Management Matter in Schools
w20668 Kirk Doran
Alexander Gelber
Adam Isen

The Effects of High-Skilled Immigration Policy on Firms: Evidence from H-1B Visa Lotteries
w20627 Adnan Q. Khan
Asim I. Khwaja
Benjamin A. Olken

Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Performance Pay for Tax Collectors
w20542 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Value of Informativeness for Contracting
w20529 Edward P. Lazear
The Impatient Salesperson and the Delegation of Pricing Authority
w20506 James Liang
Hui Wang
Edward P. Lazear

Demographics and Entrepreneurship
w20456 Pierre Chaigneau
Alex Edmans
Daniel Gottlieb

The Informativeness Principle Under Limited Liability
w20388 Suresh Naidu
Yaw Nyarko
Shing-Yi Wang

Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates
w20381 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
On the Interaction of Memory and Procrastination: Implications for Reminders
w20313 Brianna Cardiff-Hicks
Francine Lafontaine
Kathryn Shaw

Do Large Modern Retailers Pay Premium Wages?
w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design
w20299 Karthik Muralidharan
Jishnu Das
Alaka Holla
Aakash Mohpal

The Fiscal Cost of Weak Governance: Evidence from Teacher Absence in India
w20300 Alex Edmans
Lucius Li
Chendi Zhang

Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World
w20102 Nicholas Bloom
Renata Lemos
Raffaella Sadun
Daniela Scur
John Van Reenen

The New Empirical Economics of Management
w20095 Abigail K. Wozniak
Discrimination and the Effects of Drug Testing on Black Employment
w20069 Sari Pekkala Kerr
William R. Kerr
William F. Lincoln

Firms and the Economics of Skilled Immigration
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
w19975 David Yermack
Yehuda Izhakian

Risk, Ambiguity, and the Exercise of Employee Stock Options
w19915 Hugh Macartney
The Dynamic Effects of Educational Accountability
w19906 Morris M. Kleiner
Allison Marier
Kyoung Won Park
Coady Wing

Relaxing Occupational Licensing Requirements: Analyzing Wages and Prices for a Medical Service
w19782 Efraim Benmelech
Carola Frydman

Military CEOs
2013
w19722 Oriana Bandiera
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
w19645 C. Kirabo Jackson
Henry S. Schneider

Reducing Moral Hazard in Employment Relationships: Experimental Evidence on Managerial Control and Performance Pay
w19591 Robert L. Clark
Jennifer A. Maki
Melinda Sandler Morrill

Can Simple Informational Nudges Increase Employee Participation in a 401(k) Plan?
w19566 Robert Clark
Melinda Morrill
David Vanderweide

The Effects of Retiree Health Insurance Plan Characteristics on Retirees' Choice and Employers' Costs
w19489 Ginger Zhe Jin
Benjamin Jones
Susan Feng Lu
Brian Uzzi

The Reverse Matthew Effect: Catastrophe and Consequence in Scientific Teams
w19440 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

Contract Teachers: Experimental Evidence from India
w19478 Michael W. Elsby
Donggyun Shin
Gary Solon

Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession
w19395 William Mullins
Antoinette Schoar

How do CEOs see their Role? Management Philosophy and Styles in Family and Non-Family Firms
w19276 Ross Levine
Yona Rubinstein

Smart and Illicit: Who Becomes an Entrepreneur and Do They Earn More?
w19277 Peter J. Kuhn
Marie-Claire Villeval

Are Women More Attracted to Cooperation Than Men?
w19295 Peter Cappelli
Monika Hamori

Who Says Yes When the Headhunter Calls? Understanding Executive Job Search Behavior
w19303 Daniel Paravisini
Antoinette Schoar

The Incentive Effect of Scores: Randomized Evidence from Credit Committees
w19231 Steven G. Allen
Robert L. Clark
Jennifer Maki
Melinda Sandler Morrill

Golden Years or Financial Fears? Decision Making After Retirement Seminars
w19214 Derek Neal
The Consequences of Using One Assessment System To Pursue Two Objectives
w19225 Jason Fletcher
Sanjeev Kumar

Religion and Risky Health Behaviors among U.S. Adolescents and Adults
w19078 Xavier Gabaix
Augustin Landier
Julien Sauvagnat

CEO Pay and Firm Size: an Update after the Crisis
w19061 Maury Gittleman
Morris M. Kleiner

Wage Effects of Unionization and Occupational Licensing Coverage in the United States
w19035 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

The Data Revolution and Economic Analysis
w18936 Roland Bénabou
Jean Tirole

Bonus Culture: Competitive Pay, Screening, and Multitasking
w18902 Gopi Shah Goda
Damon Jones
Colleen Flaherty Manchester

Retirement Plan Type and Employee Mobility: The Role of Selection and Incentive Effects
w18882 Yihui Pan
Tracy Yue Wang
Michael S. Weisbach

Learning about CEO Ability and Stock Return Volatility
w18871 Nicholas Bloom
James Liang
John Roberts
Zhichun Jenny Ying

Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment
2012
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
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
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
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
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
w17441 Albert N. Link
Christopher J. Ruhm

Creativity and the Family Tree: Human Capital Endowments and the Propensity of Entrepreneurs to Patent
w17453 Peter J. Kuhn
Kailing Shen

Gender Discrimination in Job Ads: Theory and Evidence
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
w17192 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai K. Bergman
Ricardo Enriquez

Negotiating with Labor Under Financial Distress
w17194 Gadi Barlevy
Derek Neal

Pay for Percentile
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
w16574 Vicente Cuñat
Mireia Gine
Maria Guadalupe

The Vote is Cast: The Effect of Corporate Governance on Shareholder Value
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
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
w16032 Nicholas Bloom
Carol Propper
Stephan Seiler
John Van Reenen

The Impact of Competition on Management Quality: Evidence from Public Hospitals
w16038 John A. List
Michael S. Haigh

Investment under Uncertainty: Testing the Options Model with Professional Traders
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
w14921 Alexander Frankel
Michael Schwarz

Experts and Their Records
w14922 Robin S. Lee
Michael Schwarz

Interviewing in Two-Sided Matching Markets
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
w14577 Pierre Azoulay
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Jialan Wang

Superstar Extinction
w14589 John F. Helliwell
Haifang Huang

Well-being and Trust in the Workplace
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
w14140 Ulrike Malmendier
Geoffrey Tate

Superstar CEOs
w14145 Carola Frydman
Raven E. Saks

Executive Compensation: A New View from a Long-Term Perspective, 1936-2005
w14062 Michael D. Grubb
Paul Oyer

Who Benefits from Tax-Advantaged Employee Benefits?: Evidence from University Parking
w14065 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren
David Sims

The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning Gains
w13922 Muriel Niederle
Alexandra H. Yestrumskas

Gender Differences in Seeking Challenges: The Role of Institutions
w13923 Muriel Niederle
Carmit Segal
Lise Vesterlund

How Costly is Diversity? Affirmative Action in Light of Gender Differences in Competitiveness
w13766 Michael Ostrovsky
Michael Schwarz

Information Disclosure and Unraveling in Matching Markets
w13725 Eli Berman
David D. Laitin

Religion, Terrorism and Public Goods: Testing the Club Model
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
w13652 Kathryn Shaw
Edward P. Lazear

Tenure and Output
w13653 Edward P. Lazear
Kathryn L. Shaw

Personnel Economics: The Economist's View of Human Resources
w13654 Edward P. Lazear
Kathryn L. Shaw

Wage Structure, Raises and Mobility: International Comparisons of the Structure of Wages Within and Across Firms
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
w13021 Oskar Nordström Skans
Per-Anders Edin
Bertil Holmlund

Wage dispersion between and within plants: Sweden 1985-2000
w13029 Bruno Contini
Roberto Leombruni
Lia Pacelli
Claudia Villosio

Wage Mobility and Dynamics in Italy in the 90's
w13008 Nicola Persico
José Carlos Rodríguez-Pueblita
Dan Silverman

Factions and Political Competition
w13015 Susan Helper
Morris M. Kleiner

International Differences in Lean Production, Productivity and Employee Attitudes
w12997 John S. Earle
Álmos Telegdy

Ownership and Wages: Estimating Public-Private and Foreign-Domestic Differentials using LEED from Hungary, 1986-2003
w12998 Guido Friebel
Elena Panova

Insider Privatization and Careers - A Study of a Russian Firm in Transition
w12974 Arngrim Hunnes
Jarle Møen
Kjell G. Salvanes

Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in Norway 1980-1997
w12975 Colleen N. Flaherty
The Effect of Tuition Reimbursement on Turnover: A Case Study Analysis
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
w12977 Lars Vilhuber
Adjusting Imperfect Data: Overview and Case Studies
w12978 Thierry Lallemand
Robert Plasman
Francois Rycx

Wage Structure and Firm Productivity in Belgium
w12979 Marc-Arthur Diaye
Nathalie Greenan
Michal Urdanivia

Subjective Evaluation of Performance Through Individual Evaluation Interview: Empirical evidence from France
w12989 Paul Oyer
Ability and Employer Learning: Evidence from the Economist Labor Market
w12875 Benjamin E. Hermalin
Michael S. Weisbach

Transparency and Corporate Governance
w12878 Wei Chi
Richard B. Freeman
Morris M. Kleiner

Adoption and Termination of Employee Involvement Programs
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
w11817 Paul Oyer
Salary or Benefits?
w11829 David Card
Sara de la Rica

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