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The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Kenneth R. Ahern and Amy K. Dittmar.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Particular Labour Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Regulation. 16559 words.

In 2003, a new law required that 40% of Norwegian firms' directors be women—at the time only 9% of directors were women. We use the prequota cross-sectional variation in female board...

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Determinants of Occupational Safety for Agribusiness Workers

Corey C. Risch, Michael A. Boland,, John M. Crespi and Martin Leinweber.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Particular Labour Markets; Agricultural Economics. 5437 words.

Increases in crop yields and changing cropping patterns have placed stress on agribusiness handling and storage facilities. The objective of this research is to gain insight into the...

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Expectation Damages and Bilateral Cooperative Investments

Daniel Göller.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Contract Law; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Particular Labour Markets. 8898 words.

We examine the efficiency of the standard breach remedy expectation damages in a setting where the buyer invests cooperatively and the seller invests both cooperatively and selfishly....

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Financial Markets and Wages

Claudio Michelacci and Vincenzo Quadrini.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 16066 words.

We study a labour market equilibrium model in which firms sign optimal long-term contracts with workers. Firms that are financially constrained offer an increasing wage profile: they pay...

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The financialization of large law firms: situated discourses and practices of reorganization

James R. Faulconbridge and Daniel Muzio.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Services; Economics; Particular Labour Markets; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Law and Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 10306 words.

This article uses the case of the financialization of large law firms to develop debates about the process of the ‘capitalisation of everything’ whereby financial logics spread both...

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From public monopsony to competitive market: more efficiency but higher prices

Josse Delfgaauw and Robert Dur.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Publicly Provided Goods; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economics. 6211 words.

This paper examines the consequences of creating a fully competitive market in a sector previously dominated by a cost-minimizing public firm. Workers in the economy are heterogeneous in...

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Has “Discretionary Learning” declined during the Lisbon Agenda? A cross-sectional and longitudinal study of work organization in European nations

Jacob R. Holm and Edward Lorenz.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Particular Labour Markets; Labour Standards: National and International; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Comparative Economic Systems. 13516 words.

This article explores changes in the organization of work in European nations over 2000–2010. Results show a decline in the Discretionary Learning (DL). Periods of economic expansion tend...

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Incentives, Targeting, and Firm Performance: An Analysis of Non-executive Stock Options

Yael V. Hochberg and Laura Lindsey.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Production and Organizations; Corporate Governance; Particular Labour Markets; Accounting; Labour and Demographic Economics. 18659 words.

We examine whether options granted to non-executive employees affect firm performance. Using new data on option programs, we explore the link between broad-based option programs, option...

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On and Off Contract Remedies Inducing Cooperative Investments

Richard R.W. Brooks and Alexander Stremitzer.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Particular Labour Markets; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Contract Law. 7546 words.

A party dissatisfied with the contractual performance of a counterparty is typically able to pursue a variety of legal recourses. Within this apparent variety are two fundamental...

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Optimal Contracting and the Organization of Knowledge

William Fuchs, Luis Garicano and Luis Rayo.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Particular Labour Markets; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations. 13258 words.

We study contractual arrangements that support an efficient use of time in a knowledge-intensive economy in which agents endogenously specialize in either production or consulting. The...

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