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The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets

Geoffrey Tate and Liu Yang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

August 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Mergers and Acquisitions; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 21502 words.

We document differences in human-capital deployment between diversified and focused firms. We find that diversified firms have higher labor productivity and that they redeploy labor to...

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Intergenerational Transmission of Self-Employed Status in the Informal Sector: A Constrained Choice or Better Income Prospects? Evidence from Seven West African Countries

Laure Pasquier-Doumer.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Entrepreneurship; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 11023 words.

This paper aims at highlighting the debate on firm heterogeneity in the informal sector by testing whether entrepreneurial familial background impacts informal businesses outcomes in the...

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Lingering illness or sudden death? Pre-exit employment developments in German establishments

Daniel Fackler, Claus Schnabel and Joachim Wagner.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 7647 words.

Using a large administrative data set for Germany, this article compares employment developments in exiting and surviving establishments. Applying a matching approach, we find a clear...

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Market size and entrepreneurship

Yasuhiro Sato, Takatoshi Tabuchi and Kazuhiro Yamamoto.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9357 words.

In order to examine the impacts of market size on entrepreneurship, we estimate a monopolistic competition model that involves the workers' decisions to pursue entrepreneurship by using...

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Strength in Numbers: Networks as a Solution to Occupational Traps

Kaivan Munshi.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 16055 words.

The “new classical” theory states that families in low-skill occupations with low levels of human capital can stay poor from one generation to the next, while families in high-skill...

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Technology—Policy Interaction in Frictional Labour-Markets

Andreas Hornstein, Per Krusell and Giovanni L. Violante.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Production and Organizations; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Corporate Governance. 16575 words.

Does capital-embodied technological change play an important role in shaping labour-market outcomes? To address this question, we develop a model with vintage capital and search-matching...

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Ties that Truly Bind: Noncompetition Agreements, Executive Compensation, and Firm Investment

Mark J. Garmaise.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2011; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Contract Law; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Corporate Governance. 19105 words.

We study the effects of noncompetition agreements by analyzing time-series and cross-sectional variation in the enforceability of these contracts across US states. We find that tougher...

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Trade-offs in Staying Close: Corporate Decision Making and Geographic Dispersion

Augustin Landier, Vinay B. Nair and Julie Wulf.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2009; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 12646 words.

We investigate whether the geographic dispersion of a firm affects corporate decision making. Our findings suggest that social factors work alongside informational considerations to make...

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Walls and bridges: knowledge spillover between ‘superdutch’ architectural firms

Robert C. Kloosterman.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Economic Sociology; Production and Organizations; Services; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9426 words.

Innovation thrives on the face-to-face exchange of tacit knowledge. In this article, the focus is on how firms in a cutting-edge cultural industry, namely architectural design in Rotterdam...

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The who, why, and how of spinoffs

Michael S. Dahl and Olav Sorenson.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 9488 words.

Studies have consistently found that entrepreneurs who enter industries in which they have prior experience as employees perform better. We nevertheless know little about what accounts for...

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