• 531 Citations
20042019
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Research Interests

Professor Matouschek works on the economics of organizations with a particular focus on the optimal design of decision rules and the effect of competition on the organization and performance of firms.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, The London School of Economics and Political Science

… → 2000

Economics, MS, The London School of Economics and Political Science

… → 1996

Economics, BS, The London School of Economics and Political Science

… → 1995

Research interests

  • Contract theory
  • Economics of organizations
  • Information economics

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contract theory Social Sciences
firm Social Sciences
capital investment Social Sciences
right of ownership Social Sciences
human capital Social Sciences
ownership structure Social Sciences
marriage Social Sciences
manager Social Sciences

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Research Output 2004 2019

The risk of failure: Trial and error learning and long-run performance

Callander, S. & Matouschek, N., Feb 1 2019, In : American Economic Journal: Microeconomics. 11, 1, p. 44-78 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-run performance
Decision maker
Innovation
Trap
Risk-averse
7 Citations (Scopus)

Power dynamics in organizations

Li, J., Matouschek, N. & Powell, M., Jan 1 2017, In : American Economic Journal: Microeconomics. 9, 1, p. 217-241 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Authority
Relational contracts
Infinitely repeated games

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
11 Citations (Scopus)

Organizing to adapt and compete

Alonso, R., Dessein, W. & Matouschek, N., Jan 1 2015, In : American Economic Journal: Microeconomics. 7, 2, p. 158-187 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organizing
Local information
Incentive conflict
Centralization
Product market competition

Power Dynamics in Organizations

Li, J., Matouschek, N. & Powell, M. L., Dec 2015, 54 p.

Research output: Working paper

Authority
Relational contracts
Infinitely repeated games