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    • Corporate Governance When Founders Are Directors 

      Li, Feng; Srinivasan, Suraj (Elsevier, 2011)
      We examine CEO compensation, CEO retention policies, and M&A decisions in firms where founders serve as a director with a non-founder CEO (founder-director firms). We find that founder-director firms offer a different mix ...
    • Did Wages Reflect Growth in Productivity? 

      Feldstein, Martin (Elsevier, 2008)
      The level of productivity doubled in the U.S. nonfarm business sector between 1970 and 2006. Wages, or more accurately total compensation per hour, increased at approximately the same annual rate during that period if ...
    • Essays in Strategy and Microeconomics 

      Poliquin, Christopher W. (2018-05-21)
      This dissertation consists of three essays. In Chapter 1, I study the beneficiaries of technology adoption in the workplace. I combine worker-level wage data with information on broadband adoption by Brazilian firms to ...
    • Evaluating the Effect of Training on Wages in the Presence of Noncompliance, Nonemployment, and Missing Outcome Data 

      Frumento, Paolo; Mealli, Fabrizia; Pacini, Barbara; Rubin, Donald B. (American Statistical Union, 2012-07-18)
      The effects of a job-training program on both employment and wages are evaluated, using data from a randomized study. Principal stratification is used to address, simultaneously, the complications of noncompliance, wages ...
    • How Much (More) Should CEOs Make? A Universal Desire for More Equal Pay 

      Kiatpongsan, Sorapop; Norton, Michael Irwin (2014-11-03)
      Do people from different countries and different backgrounds have similar preferences for how much more the rich should earn than the poor? Using survey data from 40 countries (N = 55,238), we compare respondents’ estimates ...
    • The Labor Market Impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Oil Drilling Moratorium. 

      Aldy, Joseph Edgar (2014)
      In 2010, the Gulf Coast experienced the largest oil spill, the greatest mobilization of spill response resources, and the first Gulf-wide deepwater drilling moratorium in U.S. history. Taking advantage of the unexpected ...