ASSA 2008 Papers on Organizations

4 January 2008 at 12:55 am 1 comment

| Peter Klein |

Some interesting papers from the ASSA Meeting in New Orleans, where I’ll be spending the next couple of days. (I don’t have links, so you’ll have to do your own Googling to find the texts.)

ROBERT GIBBONS and REBECCA HENDERSON, Massachusetts Institute of Technology — What Do Managers Do? Suggestive Evidence and Potential Theories about Building and Managing Relational Contracts

CLAUDE MENARD, ATOM – University of Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne — The Governance of Interfirm Agreements: A Relational Contract Perspective

RICARD GIL, University California-Santa Cruz, and JEAN-MICHEL OUDOT, ATOM – University Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne — Contractual Completeness and Ex-post Efficiency: Trade-Offs between Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Costs in Contract Design

LUIS GARICANO and PAUL HEATON, University of Chicago — Information Technology, Organization, and Productivity in the Public Sector: Evidence from Police Departments

DANIEL SPULBER, Northwestern University — Entrepreneurs in the Theory of the Firm

WILLIAM BAUMOL, New York University — The Price Theory of Entrepreneurship

STEPHEN L. ROSS, University of Connecticut, and SHIHE FU, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics — Wage Premia in Employment Clusters: Agglomeration Economies or Worker Heterogeneity?

NATHALIE LAZARIC, University of Nice — Are Routines Solely Reducible to Cognitive Automatisms? Inside the Cognitive Black Box and Beyond

DAVID CAYLA, University Pantheon-Sorbonne and INSEEC Business School — Organizational Learning: A Process Between Equilibrium and Evolution

SEBASTIEN GALANTI, University of Paris X Nanterre — Are Institutions Rules, Or What Makes Rules Work?

GERO HOCKER and WOLFRAM ELSNER, University of Bremen — Simple and Complex Organizational Forms: Markets, Hierarchies, and Networks in an Organizational Triangle

PAVEL O. LUKSHA, University of Hertfordshire and Russian Academy of Sciences — How Firms Help to Construct Their Environments: Cases and Invariants

ULRIKE MALMENDIER, University of California-Berkeley and JOSHUA LERNER, Harvard Business School — With a Little Help from My (Random) Friends: Peer Effects and Early-Career Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School

AMIT SERU, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor — Do Conglomerates Stifle Innovation?

GILBERT SKILLMAN, Wesleyan University — The Evolutionary Robustness of Strategic Cooperation

MILTON HARRIS, University of Chicago, and ARTUR RAVIV, Northwestern University — Control of Corporate Decisions: Shareholders vs. Management

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