Recent Working Papers
Harvey S. James, Jr., Peter G. Klein, and Michael E. Sykuta, “The Adoption, Diffusion, and Evolution of Organizational Form: Insights from the Agrifood Sector” (revised December 2010), Managerial and Decision Economics, forthcoming
Lasse B. Lien and Peter G. Klein, “Can the Survivor Principle Survive Diversification?” (revised November 2010).
Richard N. Langlois, “Business Groups and the Natural State” (revised November 2010).
Per L. Bylund, Christopher M. Holbrook, and Peter G. Klein, “They Have the Internet on Computers Now?’ Entrepreneurship and Economics in the Simpsons” (revised November 2010). Forthcoming in Joshua Hall, ed., Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics (New York: Springer).
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein, “Alertness, Action, and The Antecedents Of Entrepreneurship” (revised April 2010), Journal of Private Enterprise, forthcoming. [published version]
Richard N. Langlois, “Economic Institutions and the Boundaries of the Firm: The Case of Business Groups” (revised July 2009).
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein, “Entrepreneurial Alertness and Opportunity Discovery: Origins, Attributes, Critique” (revised July 2009). Forthcoming in in Hans Landström and Franz Lohrke, eds., The Historical Foundations of Entrepreneurship Research (Aldershott, UK: Edward Elgar, 2010).
Rajshree Agarwal, Jay B. Barney, Nicolai Foss, and Peter G. Klein, “Heterogeneous Resources and the Financial Crisis: Implications of Strategic Management Theory” (revised June 2009), Strategic Organization, forthcoming. [published version]
Peter G. Klein and Lasse B. Lien, “Diversification, Industry Structure, and Firm Strategy: An Organizational Economics Perspective” (revised April 2009), forthcoming in Jackson A. Nickerson and Brian S. Silverman, eds., Economic Institutions of Strategy, vol. 26 of Advances in Strategic Management. [published version]
John L. Chapman and Peter G. Klein, “Value Creation in Middle-Market Buyouts: A Transaction-Level Analysis” (revised March 2009), forthcoming in Douglas J. Cumming, ed., Companion to Private Equity (New York: Wiley, 2009).
Peter G. Klein, “Opportunity Discovery, Entrepreneurial Action, and Economic Organization” (revised June 2008). Published in Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 2008.
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein, “Organizational Governance,” prepared for Raphael Wittek, Tom Snijders, and Victor Nee, eds., Handbook of Rational Choice Social Research (revised June 2008).
Lasse B. Lien and Peter G. Klein, “Measuring Inter-Industry Relatedness: SIC Distances versus the Survivor Principle” (revised May 2008). Forthcoming as “Using Competition to Measure Relatedness” in Journal of Management.
Richard N. Langlois and Giampaolo Garzarelli, “Of Hackers and Hairdressers: Modularity and the Organizational Economics of Open-source Collaboration” (revised April 2008).
Paul L. Robertson, David Jacobson, and Richard N. Langlois, “Innovation Processes and Industrial Districts” (revised January 2008). Forthcoming in Giacomo Becattini, Marco Bellandi, and Lisa De Propris, eds., Handbook of Industrial Districts (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar).
Richard N. Langlois, “The Austrian Theory of the Firm: Retrospect and Prospect” (revised May 2007). Review of Austrian Economics, forthcoming.
Nicolai J. Foss, “Strategic Belief Management” (revised April 2007).
Richard N. Langlois, “Organizing the Electronic Century” (revised March 2007).
Nicolai J. Foss, Peter G. Klein, Yasemin Y. Kor and Joseph T. Mahoney, “Entrepreneurship, Subjectivism, and the Resource-Based View: Towards a New Synthesis” (revised November 2006).
Giampaolo Garzarelli and Nicolai Foss. “Institutions as Knowledge Capital: Ludwig M. Lachmann’s Interpretative Institutionalism” (revised October 2006).
Christian Bjørnskov and Nicolai Foss, “Economic Freedom and Entrepreneurial Activity: Some Cross-Country Evidence” (revised September 2006).
Peter Abell, Teppo Felin, and Nicolai Foss, “Building Micro-Foundations for the Routines, Capabilities, and Performance Links,” Managerial and Decision Economics (forthcoming).
Kirsten Foss, Nicolai J. Foss, and Peter G. Klein, “Original and Derived Judgment: An Entrepreneurial Theory of Economic Organization” (revised August 2006). Organization Studies, forthcoming.
Nicolai J. Foss and Ibuki Ishikawa, “Towards a Dynamic Resource-based View” (revised April 2006). Organization Studies (May), 2007.
Kirsten Foss, Nicolai J. Foss, Peter G. Klein, and Sandra K. Klein “The Entrepreneurial Organization of Heterogeneous Capital” (revised January 2006). To appear in the Journal of Management Studies.
Nicolai J. Foss and Teppo Felin, “Individuals and Organizations: Thoughts on a Micro-Foundations Project for Strategic Management and Organizational Analysis” (revised January 2006). To appear in Don Bergh and David Ketchen, ed. Research Methodology in Strategy and Management.
Peter G. Klein and Michael L. Cook, “T. W. Schultz and the Human-Capital Approach to Entrepreneurship.” Review of Agricultural Economics 28, no. 3 (September 2006): 344-50.
Nicolai J. Foss, “Scientific Progress in Strategic Management: the Case of the Resource-based View” (revised November 2005). To appear in the Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital.
Peter G. Klein, “Are Internal Capital Markets Good for Innovation?” (revised September 2005).
Nicolai J. Foss, “The Emerging Knowledge Governance Approach: Challenges and Characteristics,” Organization 14, no. 1 (January 2007): 29-52. (Working paper version)
Nicolai J. Foss and Peter G. Klein, “The Theory of the Firm and Its Critics: A Stocktaking and Assessment” (revised March 2005). Forthcoming in Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant, eds., New Institutional Economics: A Textbook (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).