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2016

Relational Contracts, Limited Liability, and Employment Dynamics

Fong, Y. F. & Li, J., Feb 6 2016, 50 p.

Research output: Working paper

Relational contracts
Employment dynamics
Limited liability
Long-term contracts
Relational contracting
Germany
Individual values
Institutional factors
Human capital
Labor market outcomes

Risk Transfer versus Cost Reduction on Two-Sided Microfinance Platforms

Bollinger, B. K. & Yao, S., Jul 30 2016, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 38 p.

Research output: Working paper

Microfinance
Interest rates
Risk transfer
Intermediaries
Loans

Robust Wait Time Estimation in Resource Allocation Systems with an Application to Kidney Allocation

Bandi, C., Trichakis, N. & Vayanos, P., Apr 7 2016.

Research output: Working paper

Resource allocation
Convex optimization
Integer programming
Cones
Information systems

Scale or Translation Invariant Additive Preferences

Skiadas, C. N., Mar 2016, 11 p.

Research output: Working paper

Additive representation
Subjective expected utility
Coefficients
Expected utility
Translation invariance
Monitoring
Disclosure
Foreign firms
Investors
Home country
social stability
Social Mobility
democracy
middle class
coalition
Catholic Church
Religion
Historical Context
Causal
Demographics
Market power
Voting power
Patents
Technology standards
Vote

Supply Chain Geography and Product Quality

Colak, A., Bray, R. L. & Serpa, J. C., 2016, INFORMS, 3 p.

Research output: Working paper

Factory
Geography
Supply chain
Product quality
Suppliers

Taxation and the Allocation of Talent

Lockwood, B. B., Nathanson, C. G. & Glen Weyl, E., Apr 25 2016, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 67 p.

Research output: Working paper

Taxation
Incentives
Positive externalities
Income
Negative externalities

The Dynamic Politics of Policy Instruments

Austen-Smith, M. D., Dziuda, W., Harstad, B. & Loeper, A., Jan 17 2016, 26 p.

Research output: Working paper

politics
redistribution
world trade
environmental protection
taxes
Industry dynamics
Sunk costs
Economics
Demand shocks
Free entry

The Impact of Currency Risk on U.S. MNCs: New Evidence from Returns and Cross-Border Investment around Currency Crises

Dewenter, K., Schrand, C. M. & Wang, C., Jul 2016, 54 p.

Research output: Working paper

Currency crises
Cross-border investment
Currency risk
Investment decision
Currency
Inspection
PCAOB
Auditors
Audit firms
Deterrence
evidence
reform
university
student
learning

The Misguided Beliefs of Financial Advisors

Linnainmaa, J. T., Melzer, B. T. & Previtero, A., Apr 2016, 54 p.

Research output: Working paper

Financial adviser
Advisors
Costs
Conflict of interest
Retail

The No-Upward-Crossing Condition and the Moral Hazard Problem

Chade, H. & Swinkels, J. M., May 23 2016, 27 p.

Research output: Working paper

Moral Hazard
First-order
Exponential Family
Economics
Sufficient Conditions

The Paradox of Scaling

Sawhney, M. S., Jun 2016, 13 p.

Research output: Working paper

Scaling
Paradox

The Price Effects of Cross-Market Hospital Mergers

Dafny, L. S., Ho, K. & Lee, R. S., Feb 5 2016, 43 p.

Research output: Working paper

Mergers
Price effects
Insurer
Merging
Industry
Separable preferences
Income
Pricing
Economic risk
Recursive preferences
Options markets
Factors
Equity
Tail risk
Pricing

The Risk of Failure: Trial and Error Learning and Long-Run Performance

Callander, S. & Matouschek, N., Apr 11 2016, 40 p.

Research output: Working paper

Risk aversion
Long-run performance
Decision maker
Experimentation
Risk-averse
Inspection
Audit quality
PCAOB
Audit process
Audit

TV Channel Search and Commercial Breaks

Yao, S., Wang, W. & Chen, Y., Jul 7 2016, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 50 p.

Research output: Working paper

Programming
Uncertainty
Natural experiment
Consumer preferences
Heterogeneous consumers
Innovation
Norway
Entrepreneurship
Patents
Start-ups

Volatility, Information Feedback and Market Microstructure Noise: A Tale of Two Regimes

Andersen, T. G., Cebiroğlu, G. & Hautsch, N., Jan 10 2016, 34 p.

Research output: Working paper

Market microstructure noise
Mispricing
Martingale
Estimator
Discrepancy
Group
management counsulting
acceptance
minority
firm

Will the Auditing Industry Become a Tighter or Looser Oligopoly?

Aobdia, D., Enache, L. & Srivastava, A., Apr 23 2016, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 68 p.

Research output: Working paper

Industry
Oligopoly
Auditing
Auditors
Audit
2015

(Ir)rational Voters?

Spenkuch, J. L., Oct 2015, 63 p.

Research output: Working paper

Voters
Germany
Optimal strategy
Choice models
Empirical test

Aggregate Cost Stickiness in GAAP Financial Statements and Future Unemployment Rate

Rouxelin, F., Wong, W. & Yehuda, N., Apr 1 2015, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 64 p.

Research output: Working paper

Unemployment rate
Costs
Financial statements
Stickiness
Industry

An extended formulation of the convex recoloring problem on a tree

Chopra, S., Lee, K., Ryu, M. & Shim, S., Apr 2015, ResearchGate.

Research output: Working paper

Extended Formulations
Valid Inequalities
Phylogenetic Tree
Branch-and-bound
Mathematical Programming
Buyers
House prices
Price dynamics
Approximation
Transaction price

A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility

Becker, G. S., Kominers, S. D., Murphy, K. M. & Spenkuch, J. L., Aug 2015, 42 p.

Research output: Working paper

Intergenerational mobility
Capital markets
Human capital theory
Government intervention
Economics

A Theory of Turnover and Wage Dynamics

Li, J. & Yu, J., Jun 2015, 25 p.

Research output: Working paper

Wages
Turnover
Wage dynamics
Workers
Business cycles

Backward Induction in the Wild: Evidence from the U.S. Senate

Spenkuch, J. L., Montagnes, P. & Magleby, D., Oct 2015, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), 52 p.

Research output: Working paper

senate
induction
voter
game theory
laboratory experiment
evaluation

Business Strategy and the Management of Firms

Yang, M-J., Kueng, L. & Hong, B., Jan 2015, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), 42 p.

Research output: Working paper

Business strategy
Profit
Innovation
Interaction
Quality costs

Can Gambling Increase Savings? Empirical Evidence on Prize-linked Savings Accounts

Cole, S. M., Iverson, B. C. & Tufano, P., Aug 2015, 54 p.

Research output: Working paper

Gambling
Empirical evidence
Savings
Deposits
Lottery

Can Network Theory-based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?

Beaman, L. A., BenYishay, A., Magruder, J. & Mobarak, M., Jun 2015.

Research output: Working paper

Challenging Conformity: A Case for Diversity

Kets, W. & Sandroni, A., Nov 12 2015, 51 p.

Research output: Working paper

Conformity
Social factors
Trade-offs
Friction
Economic factors
Social performance
Managers
Financial performance
Industry
Investment decision
6 Citations (Scopus)
Multitasking
Quality of service
Productivity
Processing
Authority
Collective choice
Dictator
Unanimity
Heterogeneous agents

Competition and Relational Contracts: Evidence From Rwanda's Coffee Mills

MacChiavello, R. & Morjaria, A., Jan 2015, 75 p.

Research output: Working paper

Coffee
Rwanda
Relational contracts
Farmers
Costs
Competitiveness
Gender gap
Gender differences
Industry
Trajectory

Contracts with Framing

Salant, Y. & Siegel, R., Aug 2015, 29 p.

Research output: Working paper

Buyers
Framing effects
Purchase behavior
Purchase
Proportion

Cooperation Cycles: A Theory of Endogenous Investment Shocks

Kondo, J. E. & Papanikolaou, D., 2015, 42 p.

Research output: Working paper

Inventor
News
Friction
Economic growth
Expropriation
Deadline
Monitoring
Project teams
Incentives
Free riders
Income shocks
Household
Debt
Household income
Income