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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 by export destination: evidence from Spain

Roberto Ramos and Enrique Moral-Benito.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; International Trade; Production and Organizations. 11330 words.

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We use a dataset of Spanish exporters with rich spatial information to document the existence of agglomeration economies by export destination. More...

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...

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...

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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An Analysis of Ill-Posed Production Problems Using Maximum Entropy: Comment

Paul V. Preckel.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

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

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An Analysis of Ill-Posed Production Problems Using Maximum Entropy: Reply

Quirino Paris.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

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

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Animal Breeding and Productivity Growth of Dairy Farms

Daniel Muluwork Atsbeha, Dadi Kristofersson and Kyrre Rickertsen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 8812 words.

We introduce genetic-based technical change into a Malmquist productivity index and measure the growth in productivity caused by bovine breeding. Because breeding is likely to affect milk...

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Anomalies

Erica X. N. Li, Dmitry Livdan and Lu Zhang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Money and Interest Rates; Economics; Corporate Governance. 14635 words.

We take a simple q-theory model and ask how well it can explain external financing anomalies, both qualitatively and quantitatively. Our central insight is that optimal investment is an...

Another Look at Pesticide Productivity and Pest Damage

Robert G. Chambers, Giannis Karagiannis and Vangelis Tzouvelekas.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 8935 words.

Using the Lichtenberg-Zilberman-Fox-Weersink damage specification, we develop a short-run, supply-response framework based on rational producer behavior in the presence of damage agents. We...

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Appropriate business strategy for leaders and laggards

Alex Coad.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11067 words.

We develop a series of hypotheses that predict that the appropriateness of different business strategies is conditional on the firm's relative performance, or distance to the “industry...

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Are geographical indications a worthy quality label? A framework with endogenous quality choice

Marion Desquilbet and Sylvette Monier-Dilhan.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7615 words.

We analyse the effects of geographical indication labelling on quality choices and welfare in a vertical differentiation framework with two attributes of goods, gustatory quality and...

Asset fixity under state-contingent production uncertainty

Sansi Yang and C Richard Shumway.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics. 11963 words.

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Asset fixity of inputs is tested under state-contingent production uncertainty. We construct a general dynamic dual model for U.S. agriculture that...

Austerity and fraud under different structures of technology and resource abundance

Jing Chen and James Galbraith.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Production and Organizations; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 4728 words.

We present the implications of a simple analytical theory in which economic crisis emerges from rising real resource costs in systems with high fixed costs relative to variable costs. We...

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