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Academic productivity before and after tenure: the case of the ‘specialist’

João Ricardo Faria and Peter McAdam.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Economics; Economic Education and Teaching of Economics. 8176 words.

Studies suggest research productivity falls after tenure. We have limited choice-theoretic understanding of why this should occur. We rationalize this as follows. Some scholars are assumed...

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Accommodation or deterrence in the face of commercial piracy: the impact of intellectual property rights protection

Yuanzhu Lu and Sougata Poddar.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 7333 words.

In this paper, we study when the original product developer makes costly investment to deter a commercial pirate in a given regime of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection. We find...

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Accounting for Heterogeneity in Multicrop Micro-Econometric Models: Implications for Variable Input Demand Modeling

Alain Carpentier and Elodie Letort.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 8565 words.

This article aims to show that if the farm sample under consideration is characterized by significant heterogeneity, recovering output-specific input uses or modeling farm-level input uses...

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The Agency Cost of Internal Collusion and Schumpeterian Growth

David Martimort and Thierry Verdier.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Production and Organizations; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 10999 words.

This paper analyses the link between the internal organization of the firm and the growth process. We present a Schumpeterian growth model in which monopoly firms face agency costs due to...

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Agglomeration Effects in Ontario’s Dairy Farming

Getu Hailu and B. James Deaton.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 10207 words.

This paper examines the agglomeration hypothesis, which states that a firm’s productive efficiency is increased by closer proximity to other firms. Using a stochastic input distant function...

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Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Design of Experiments; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Insurance. 19024 words.

The investment decisions of small-scale farmers in developing countries are conditioned by their financial environment. Binding credit market constraints and incomplete insurance can limit...

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Agricultural Productivity Revisited

V. Eldon Ball, Jean-Christophe Bureau, Richard Nehring and Agapi Somwaru.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1997; p ublished online November 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

This paper describes production accounts for agriculture. Output is defined as gross production leaving the farm as opposed to real value added. Inputs are not limited to capital and labor...

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Alliance governance and technological performance: some evidence from biotechnology alliances

Jongwook Kim.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 8012 words.

Pursuing alliance opportunities are fraught with difficulties due to information asymmetry between the potential partners, as well as technological and/or market uncertainties. In this...

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Almost identical experience biases in vicarious learning

Hitoshi Mitsuhashi.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations. 12881 words.

While previous research on vicarious learning assumes that managers pay adequate attention to any event in an environment, boundedly rational managers can only pay selective attention to...

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An Analysis of Ill-Posed Production Problems Using Maximum Entropy

Quirino Paris and Richard E. Howitt.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Econometric Modelling; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

Production economics problems are often ill-posed. This means that the number of parameters to be estimated is greater than the number of observations. In this article we show how to...

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