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2017
w23247 Mitchell Hoffman
Stephen V. Burks

Training Contracts, Employee Turnover, and the Returns from Firm-sponsored General Training
w23248 Oriana Bandiera
Stephen Hansen
Andrea Prat
Raffaella Sadun

CEO Behavior and Firm Performance
w23240 Mitchell Hoffman
Stephen V. Burks

Worker Overconfidence: Field Evidence and Implications for Employee Turnover and Returns from Training
w23241 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Impact of Public and Private Research Support on Premature Cancer Mortality and Hospitalization in the U.S., 1999-2013
w23187 Ashish Arora
Sharon Belenzon
Lia Sheer

Back to Basics: Why do Firms Invest in Research?
w23138 Joshua S. Gans
Scott Stern

Endogenous Appropriability
w23168 Eleanor W. Dillon
Christopher T. Stanton

Self-Employment Dynamics and the Returns to Entrepreneurship
w23132 Xinshen Diao
Margaret McMillan
Dani Rodrik

The Recent Growth Boom in Developing Economies: A Structural Change Perspective
w23128 Diego Restuccia
Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis

Land Misallocation and Productivity
w23129 Joel M. David
Venky Venkateswaran

Capital Misallocation: Frictions or Distortions?
w23137 Ufuk Akcigit
John Grigsby
Tom Nicholas

Immigration and the Rise of American Ingenuity
w23095 Jess Benhabib
Jesse Perla
Christopher Tonetti

Reconciling Models of Diffusion and Innovation: A Theory of the Productivity Distribution and Technology Frontier
w23099 Henry Sauermann
Fire in the Belly? Employee Motives and Innovative Performance in Startups versus Established Firms
w23102 Chinhui Juhn
Kristin McCue
Holly Monti
Brooks Pierce

Firm Performance and the Volatility of Worker Earnings
w23108 David Autor
David Dorn
Lawrence F. Katz
Christina Patterson
John Van Reenen

Concentrating on the Fall of the Labor Share
w23114 Bhaven N. Sampat
Kenneth C. Shadlen

Secondary Pharmaceutical Patenting: A Global Perspective
w23063 Joshua Goodman
The Labor of Division: Returns to Compulsory High School Math Coursework
w23068 Margaret Kyle
Heidi L. Williams

Is American Health Care Uniquely Inefficient? Evidence from Prescription Drugs
w23072 Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Adam B. Jaffe

Econometric Evidence on the R&D Depreciation Rate
w23078 Leila Agha
Brigham Frandsen
James B. Rebitzer

Causes and Consequences of Fragmented Care Delivery: Theory, Evidence, and Public Policy
w23086 B. Zorina Khan
Designing Women: Consumer Goods Innovations in Britain, France and the United States, 1750-1900
w23088 Heidi L. Williams
How Do Patents Affect Research Investments?
w23036 Ashish Arora
Sharon Belenzon
Honggi Lee

Reversed Citations and the Localization of Knowledge Spillovers
w23039 Tasso Adamopoulos
Loren Brandt
Jessica Leight
Diego Restuccia

Misallocation, Selection and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Panel Data from China
w23042 B. Zorina Khan
Prestige and Profit: The Royal Society of Arts and Incentives for Innovation, 1750-1850
w23046 Joshua S. Gans
Avi Goldfarb
Mara Lederman

Exit, Tweets and Loyalty
w23047 Ufuk Akcigit
John Grigsby
Tom Nicholas

The Rise of American Ingenuity: Innovation and Inventors of the Golden Age
w23018 Nathan Goldschlag
Stefano Bianchini
Julia Lane
Joseba Sanmartín Sola
Bruce Weinberg

Research Funding and Regional Economies
w23019 Wan-Ying Chang
Wei Cheng
Julia Lane
Bruce Weinberg

Federal Funding of Doctoral Recipients: Results from new Linked Survey and Transaction Data
w23021 Xinshen Diao
Kenneth Harttgen
Margaret McMillan

The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies
w23023 Matthew J. Kotchen
Maximizing the Impact of Climate Finance: Funding Projects or Pilot Projects?
2016
w23005 Suresh De Mel
David McKenzie
Christopher Woodruff

Labor Drops: Experimental Evidence on the Return to Additional Labor in Microenterprises
w22969 Michael Gelman
Yuriy Gorodnichenko
Shachar Kariv
Dmitri Koustas
Matthew D. Shapiro
Dan Silverman
Steven Tadelis

The Response of Consumer Spending to Changes in Gasoline Prices
w22962 Joshua Graff Zivin
Matthew E. Kahn

Industrial Productivity in a Hotter World: The Aggregate Implications of Heterogeneous Firm Investment in Air Conditioning
w22986 Kristopher J. Hult
Sonia Jaffe
Tomas J. Philipson

How Does Technological Change Affect Quality-Adjusted Prices in Health Care? Systematic Evidence from Thousands of Innovations
w22987 Michael D. Frakes
Melissa F. Wasserman

Procrastination in the Workplace: Evidence from the U.S. Patent Office
w22947 Wyatt J. Brooks
Joseph P. Kaboski
Yao Amber Li

Growth Policy, Agglomeration, and (the Lack of) Competition
w22951 Jing Cai
Adam Szeidl

Interfirm Relationships and Business Performance
w22952 Christian Catalini
Joshua S. Gans

Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain
w22953 Daniel Garcia-Macia
Chang-Tai Hsieh
Peter J. Klenow

How Destructive is Innovation?
w22957 Jan De Loecker
Paul T. Scott

Estimating market power Evidence from the US Brewing Industry
w22908 Ufuk Akcigit
Douglas Hanley
Stefanie Stantcheva

Optimal Taxation and R&D Policies
w22923 Karthik Muralidharan
Abhijeet Singh
Alejandro J. Ganimian

Disrupting Education? Experimental Evidence on Technology-Aided Instruction in India
w22926 Sari Pekkala Kerr
William Kerr
Çaǧlar Özden
Christopher Parsons

High-Skilled Migration and Agglomeration
w22889 Xinshen Diao
Josaphat Kweka
Margaret McMillan

Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up: Evidence from Tanzania
w22879 David Autor
David Dorn
Gordon H. Hanson
Gary Pisano
Pian Shu

Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Patents
w22840 Lorenz Kueng
Nicholas Li
Mu-Jeung Yang

The Impact of Emerging Market Competition on Innovation and Business Strategy
w22852 Cristina Mitaritonna
Gianluca Orefice
Giovanni Peri

Immigrants and Firms' Outcomes: Evidence from France
w22850 David Card
Ana Rute Cardoso
Jörg Heining
Patrick Kline

Firms and Labor Market Inequality: Evidence and Some Theory
w22835 Kate Ho
Ariel Pakes
Mark Shepard

The Evolution of Health Insurer Costs in Massachusetts, 2010-12
w22797 Patrick Bayer
Kerwin Kofi Charles

Divergent Paths: Structural Change, Economic Rank, and the Evolution of Black-White Earnings Differences, 1940-2014
w22809 Pedro Bento
Diego Restuccia

Misallocation, Establishment Size, and Productivity
w22768 Josh Lerner
Haris Tabakovic
Jean Tirole

Patent Disclosures and Standard-Setting
w22772 T. Renee Bowen
George Georgiadis
Nicolas S. Lambert

Collective Choice in Dynamic Public Good Provision
w22783 Daron Acemoglu
Ufuk Akcigit
William Kerr

Innovation Network
w22750 Bruce A. Blonigen
Justin R. Pierce

Evidence for the Effects of Mergers on Market Power and Efficiency
w22754 Joshua Goodman
Julia Melkers
Amanda Pallais

Can Online Delivery Increase Access to Education?
w22762 Brad Hershbein
Lisa B. Kahn

Do Recessions Accelerate Routine-Biased Technological Change? Evidence from Vacancy Postings
w22744 Shane Greenstein
Yuan Gu
Feng Zhu

Ideological Segregation among Online Collaborators: Evidence from Wikipedians
w22712 Alberto Galasso
Hong Luo

Tort Reform and Innovation
w22715 Sari Pekkala Kerr
William Kerr
Çaǧlar Özden
Christopher Parsons

Global Talent Flows
w22720 Mark Pauly
Kyle Myers

A Ricardian-Demand Explanation for Changing Pharmaceutical R&D Productivity
w22726 John Ameriks
Joseph Briggs
Andrew Caplin
Matthew D. Shapiro
Christopher Tonetti

Late-in-Life Risks and the Under-Insurance Puzzle
w22703 Boyan Jovanovic
Julien Prat

Reputation Cycles
w22704 Edward N. Wolff
Deconstructing Household Wealth Trends in the United States, 1983 - 2013
w22675 Luis Aguiar
Joel Waldfogel

Quality Predictability and the Welfare Benefits from New Products: Evidence from the Digitization of Recorded Music
w22649 Andrew B. Bernard
Toshihiro Okubo

Product Switching and the Business Cycle
w22616 Michael Luca
Designing Online Marketplaces: Trust and Reputation Mechanisms
w22624 Jean-Paul Chavas
Agro-Ecosystem Productivity and the Dynamic Response to Shocks
w22631 Yasin Ozcan
Shane Greenstein

Technological Leadership (de)Concentration: Causes in ICTE
w22596 Christian Catalini
Catherine Tucker

Seeding the S-Curve? The Role of Early Adopters in Diffusion
w22602 Debraj Ray
Arthur Robson

Certified Random: A New Order for Co-Authorship
w22603 Gilbert Cette
Jimmy Lopez
Jacques Mairesse

Labour Market Regulations and Capital Intensity
w22552 Susan Helper
Jennifer Kuan

What Goes on Under the Hood? How Engineers Innovate in the Automotive Supply Chain
w22555 Canyon Bosler
Mary C. Daly
John G. Fernald
Bart Hobijn

The Outlook for U.S. Labor-Quality Growth
w22566 Stefano DellaVigna
Devin Pope

Predicting Experimental Results: Who Knows What?
w22569 T. Kirk White
Jerome P. Reiter
Amil Petrin

Imputation in U.S. Manufacturing Data and Its Implications for Productivity Dispersion
w22571 Mitchell Hoffman
Elizabeth Lyons

A Time to Make Laws and a Time to Fundraise? On the Relation between Salaries and Time Use for State Politicians
w22573 David Popp
From Science to Technology: The Value of Knowledge From Different Energy Research Institutions
w22548 Brian Adams
Joshua Gans
Richard Hayes
Ryan Lampe

Does Organizational Form Drive Competition? Evidence from Coffee Retailing
w22500 Steven N. Kaplan
Josh Lerner

Venture Capital Data: Opportunities and Challenges
w22473 Wendy C.Y. Li
Bronwyn H. Hall

Depreciation of Business R&D Capital
w22428 Robert W. Fairlie
Javier Miranda

Taking the Leap: The Determinants of Entrepreneurs Hiring their First Employee
w22433 Thierry Mayer
Marc J. Melitz
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano

Product Mix and Firm Productivity Responses to Trade Competition
w22437 Allan Collard-Wexler
Jan De Loecker

Production Function Estimation with Measurement Error in Inputs
w22446 Joshua D. Gottlieb
Richard R. Townsend
Ting Xu

Experimenting with Entrepreneurship: The Effect of Job-Protected Leave
w22452 Nicole Maestas
Kathleen J. Mullen
David Powell

The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growth, the Labor Force and Productivity
w22427 Andre Boik
Shane Greenstein
Jeffrey Prince

The Empirical Economics of Online Attention
w22405 Antoine Dechezleprêtre
Elias Einiö
Ralf Martin
Kieu-Trang Nguyen
John Van Reenen

Do tax Incentives for Research Increase Firm Innovation? An RD Design for R&D
w22420 Jean-Noel Barrot
Ramana Nanda

Can Paying Firms Quicker Affect Aggregate Employment?
w22385 Sari Pekkala Kerr
William R. Kerr

Immigrant Entrepreneurship
w22386 John J. Horton
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Causes of Peer Effects in Production: Evidence from a Series of Field Experiments
w22398 C. Kirabo Jackson
Alexey Makarin

Can Online Off-The-Shelf Lessons Improve Student Outcomes? Evidence from A Field Experiment
w22362 Daqing Yao
John Whalley

Global Service Efficiency and the Role of Special and Differential Based Negotiation
w22346 Timothy Bresnahan
Pai-Ling Yin

Adoption of New Information and Communications Technologies in the Workplace Today
w22358 Marc Rysman
Scott Schuh

New Innovations in Payments
w22324 Adriano A. Rampini
Financing Durable Assets
w22327 Nicholas Bloom
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Management as a Technology?
w22301 James R. Hines Jr.
Niklas Potrafke
Marina Riem
Christoph Schinke

Inter Vivos Transfers of Ownership in Family Firms
w22302 Thomas Blake
Chris Nosko
Steven Tadelis

Returns to Consumer Search: Evidence from eBay
w22315 Wolfgang Keller
Hâle Utar

International Trade and Job Polarization: Evidence at the Worker-Level
w22294 Hashmat Khan
Christopher R. Knittel
Konstantinos Metaxoglou
Maya Papineau

Carbon Emissions and Business Cycles
w22257 Stefano DellaVigna
Attila Lindner
Balázs Reizer
Johannes F. Schmieder

Reference-Dependent Job Search: Evidence from Hungary
w22273 Alon Brav
Wei Jiang
Song Ma
Xuan Tian

How Does Hedge Fund Activism Reshape Corporate Innovation?
w22274 Kyle Herkenhoff
Gordon Phillips
Ethan Cohen-Cole

How Credit Constraints Impact Job Finding Rates, Sorting & Aggregate Output
w22281 Sharat Ganapati
Joseph S. Shapiro
Reed Walker

The Incidence of Carbon Taxes in U.S. Manufacturing: Lessons from Energy Cost Pass-Through
w22282 Marcel Fafchamps
Mans Soderbom
and Monique vanden Boogaart

Adoption with Social Learning and Network Externalities
w22241 Carolin Haeussler
Henry Sauermann

The Division of Labor in Teams: A Conceptual Framework and Application to Collaborations in Science
w22244 Gaétan de Rassenfosse
Adam B. Jaffe
Elizabeth Webster

Low-quality Patents in the Eye of the Beholder: Evidence from Multiple Examiners
w22220 Mark J. McCabe
Christopher M. Snyder

Open Access as a Crude Solution to a Hold-up Problem in the Two-Sided Market for Academic Journals
w22193 Stefano DellaVigna
Devin Pope

What Motivates Effort? Evidence and Expert Forecasts
w22180 Jian Wang
Reinhilde Veugelers
Paula Stephan

Bias against Novelty in Science: A Cautionary Tale for Users of Bibliometric Indicators
w22189 Andrea Blasco
Olivia S. Jung
Karim R. Lakhani
Michael Menietti

Motivating Effort In Contributing to Public Goods Inside Organizations: Field Experimental Evidence
w22160 L. Kamran Bilir
Eduardo Morales

Innovation in the Global Firm
w22124 Edward L. Glaeser
Andrew Hillis
Scott Duke Kominers
Michael Luca

Crowdsourcing City Government: Using Tournaments to Improve Inspection Accuracy
w22095 Jorge Guzman
Scott Stern

The State of American Entrepreneurship: New Estimates of the Quantity and Quality of Entrepreneurship for 15 US States, 1988-2014
w22101 Stefan Bender
Nicholas Bloom
David Card
John Van Reenen
Stefanie Wolter

Management Practices, Workforce Selection and Productivity
w22069 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Nicholas Li
Ralph Ossa
Mu-Jeung Yang

Accounting for the New Gains from Trade Liberalization
w22082 Hong Luo
Julie Holland Mortimer

Copyright Enforcement: Evidence from Two Field Experiments
w22083 Judd Cramer
Alan B. Krueger

Disruptive Change in the Taxi Business: The Case of Uber
w22057 Hans K. Hvide
Benjamin F. Jones

University Innovation and the Professor's Privilege
w22029 John J. Horton
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Owning, Using and Renting: Some Simple Economics of the "Sharing Economy"
w22035 Bettina Peters
Mark J. Roberts
Van Anh Vuong

Dynamic R&D Choice and the Impact of the Firm's Financial Strength
w22040 Joshua S. Gans
Michael L. Katz

Net Neutrality, Pricing Instruments and Incentives
w22005 Diego Anzoategui
Diego Comin
Mark Gertler
Joseba Martinez

Endogenous Technology Adoption and R&D as Sources of Business Cycle Persistence
w21994 Jan De Loecker
Johannes Van Biesebroeck

Effect of International Competition on Firm Productivity and Market Power
w21995 Pierre Azoulay
Ina Ganguli
Joshua S. Graff Zivin

The Mobility of Elite Life Scientists: Professional and Personal Determinants
w21996 Ulrich Doraszelski
Gregory Lewis
Ariel Pakes

Just Starting Out: Learning and Equilibrium in a New Market
w21959 Joan Farre-Mensa
Deepak Hegde
Alexander Ljungqvist

The Bright Side of Patents
w21964 Petra Moser
Patents and Innovation in Economic History
w21974 Chad Syverson
Challenges to Mismeasurement Explanations for the U.S. Productivity Slowdown
w21928 Philippe Aghion
Ufuk Akcigit
Julia Cagé
William R. Kerr

Taxation, Corruption, and Growth
w21935 Doireann Fitzgerald
Stefanie Haller
Yaniv Yedid-Levi

How Exporters Grow
w21950 Shane Greenstein
Martin Peitz
Tommaso Valletti

Net Neutrality: A Fast Lane to Understanding the Trade-offs
w21905 Ufuk Akcigit
Harun Alp
Michael Peters

Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries
w21921 Edward P. Lazear
Overconfidence and Occupational Choice
w21889 Eric Budish
Benjamin N. Roin
Heidi L. Williams

Patents and Research Investments: Assessing the Empirical Evidence
w21891 Joshua S. Gans
Peter Landry

Procrastination in Teams
w21847 Konrad B. Burchardi
Thomas Chaney
Tarek A. Hassan

Migrants, Ancestors, and Investments
w21855 David C. Chan
Jr

Informational Frictions and Practice Variation: Evidence from Physicians in Training
w21868 Adam B. Jaffe
Gaétan de Rassenfosse

Patent Citation Data in Social Science Research: Overview and Best Practices

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