Business: working papers (RePEc, 30/03/2012)

Source : NEP (New Economics Papers) | RePEc

  1. Moral hazard, investment, and firm dynamics

Date:

2012

By:

Hengjie Ai
Rui Li

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:fip:fedawp:2012-01:x:1&r=bec
 
  1. Age and Gender Composition of the Workforce, Productivity and Profits: Evidence from a New Type of Data for German Enterprises

Date:

2012-02

By:

Pfeifer, Christian (Leuphana University Lüneburg)
Wagner, Joachim (Leuphana University Lüneburg)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:iza:izadps:dp6381&r=bec
 

Keywords:

ageing, firm performance, gender, productivity, profitability, Germany

JEL:

D22
  1. Beyond the Need to Boast: Cost Concealment Incentives and Exit in Cournot Oligopoly

Date:

2012-02-10

By:

Jos Jansen

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:kls:series:0052&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Cournot oligopoly, information disclosure, exit, cost asymmetry, precommitment

JEL:

D82
  1. What Explains the Rise in CEO Pay in Germany? A Panel Data Analysis for 1977-2009

Date:

2012-03

By:

Fabbri, Francesca
Marin, Dalia

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:lmu:muenec:12817&r=bec
 

Keywords:

manager power hypothesis; efficient pay hypothesis; domestic and global competition for managers; CEO pay in banks; CEO pay in the financial crisis

JEL:

F23
  1. Small firm innovation performance and employee involvement

Date:

2012

By:

Andries, Petra
Czarnitzki, Dirk

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:zbw:zewdip:12013&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Employee involvement,upper echelon,non-managerial employees,innovation performance,small firms

JEL:

M12
  1. Does employing undocumented workers give firms a competitive advantage?

Date:

2012

By:

J. David Brown
Julie L. Hotchkiss
Myriam Quispe-Agnoli

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:fip:fedawp:2012-02&r=bec
 
  1. Ownership structures, corporate governance and earnings management in the European Oil Industry.

Date:

2012-03

By:

Greco, Giulio

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:pra:mprapa:37198&r=bec
 

Keywords:

earnings management; ownership structures; corporate governance

JEL:

M41
  1. Productivity in German manufacturing firms: Does fixed-term employment matter?

Date:

2012-03

By:

Sebastian Nielen (Schumpeter School of Business and Economics University of Wuppertal)
Alexander Schiersch (German Institute for Economic Research)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:bwu:schdps:sdp12004&r=bec
 

Keywords:

fixed-term employment, labor productivity, manufacturing

JEL:

D24
  1. Optimal Regulation in the Presence of Reputation Concerns

Date:

2012-03

By:

Andrew Atkeson
Christian Hellwig
Guillermo Ordonez

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:nbr:nberwo:17898&r=bec
 

JEL:

D21
  1. Timing of investments and third degree price discrimination in intermediate good markets

Date:

2011-09

By:

Li, Youping

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:pra:mprapa:36746&r=bec
 

Keywords:

price discrimination; intermediate good; investments; timing

JEL:

L10
  1. Competitive Pressure: Competitive Dynamics as Reactions to Multiple Rivals

Date:

2012

By:

Leon Zucchini
Tobias Kretschmer

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:aal:abbswp:12-03&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Competitive rivalry ; competitive dynamics ; strategic groups ; mobile
  1. Corporate social responsibility disclosure: management, commitment, and stakeholder influence.

Date:

2012

By:

Thijssens, Thomas Jean Gertrude Ignace (Maastricht University)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:ner:maastr:urn:nbn:nl:ui:27-28272&r=bec
  1. Skill-Biased Technological Change, Organizational Change, and Wage Inequality

Date:

2012-02

By:

Kohei Daido (School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University)
Ken Tabata (School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:kgu:wpaper:84&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Decentralization, Moral Hazard, Skill-Biased Technological Change, Skill Premium, Within-Group Wage Inequality

JEL:

D86
  1. Mobility of Skills and Ideas

Date:

2012

By:

Aloña Martiarena

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:aal:abbswp:12-04&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Spinoffs ; enrepreneurship ; human caital ; on-the-job learning ; firm performance

JEL:

L25
  1. The Valuation Effects of Geographic Diversification: Evidence from U.S. Banks

Date:

2012-02-15

By:

Ross Levine
Luc Laeven
Martin Goetz

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:imf:imfwpa:12/50&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Bank regulations , Banking , Commercial banks , Corporate governance ,
  1. The Role of Employees for Post-Entry Firm Growth

Date:

2012-02

By:

Andreas Koch
Jochen Späth
Harald Strotmann

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:iaw:iawdip:78&r=bec
 

Keywords:

start-ups, post-entry performance, firm growth, job quality, flexibility, human capital

JEL:

J24
  1. The labor productivity puzzle

Date:

2012

By:

Ellen R. McGrattan
Edward C. Prescott

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:fip:fedmwp:694&r=bec
 
  1. International Organization of Production with Heterogeneous Firms

Date:

2012-02

By:

Erasmus K. Kersting (Department of Economics and Statistics, Villanova School of Business, Villanova University)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:vil:papers:17&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Firms; Offshoring; Vertical FDI

JEL:

F15
  1. Rethinking How Establishment Skills Surveys Can More Effectively Identify Workforce Skills Gaps

Date:

2012-03-08

By:

Schwalje, Wes

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:pra:mprapa:37192&r=bec
 

Keywords:

skills formation; skills gaps; skills shortages; establishment skills surveys; workforce development policy; skills gap causes; skills gap impacts; skills gap mitigation

JEL:

J24
  1. Privately optimal contracts and suboptimal outcomes in a model of agency costs

Date:

2012

By:

Charles T. Carlstrom
Timothy S. Fuerst
Matthias Paustian

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:fip:fedcwp:1204&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Contracts ; Financial markets
  1. Profitability, uncertainty and multi-product firm product proliferation: The Spanish car industry

Date:

2012

By:

Varela-Irimia, Xosé-Luís

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:urv:wpaper:2072/181403&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Diferenciació de productes, Automòbils Indústria i comerç, 334 – Formes d’organització i cooperació en l’economia,
  1. Fat-Tail Distributions and Business-Cycle Models

Date:

2012

By:

Guido Ascariy
Giorgio Fagiolo
Andrea Roventini

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:drm:wpaper:2012-7&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Growth-Rate Distributions, Normality, Fat Tails, Time Series, Exponential-Power Distributions, Laplace Distributions, DSGE Models, RBC Models

JEL:

C1
  1. Do Business Subsidies Facilitate Employment Growth?

Date:

2012

By:

Heli Koski
Mika Pajarinen

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:aal:abbswp:12-02&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Public subsidies ; enterprise policy ; industrial policy ; technology policy ; employment ; growth ; Finland

JEL:

J23
  1. Certification of Corporate Social Responsibility Activities in Oligopolistic Markets

Date:

2012

By:

Constantine Manasakis (Department of Political Science, University of Crete)
Evangelos Mitrokostas (Department of Economics, University of Portsmouth)
Emmanuel Petrakis (Department of Economics, University of Crete)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:jau:wpaper:2012/06&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Corporate Social Responsibility, Oligopoly, Vertical Differentiation, Certification

JEL:

L13
  1. The business management strategy of Iran’s large apparel firms : overview of results from a questionnaire survey and interviews 2009-2011

Date:

2012-02

By:

Iwasaki, Yoko

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:jet:dpaper:dpaper327&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Iran, Apparel industry, Industrial management, Large-scale enterprises, Apparel firms, Questionnaire survey, Interview

JEL:

L67
  1. Trade Costs and International Strategy of Firms: the Role of Endogenous Product Differentiation

Date:

2012-02

By:

Blanchard, Pierre
Gaigne, Carl
Mathieu, Claude

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:ags:ulavwp:121117&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Foreign direct investment, exports, multi-product competition, endogenuos differentiation product, trade integration, International Relations/Trade, F12, F23, L11, L25,
  1. Family Firms and the Great Recession: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Date:

2011

By:

Leandro D’Aurizio
Livio Romano

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:eui:euiwps:eco2011/28&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Family Firms, Great Recession, Employment, Social Pressure

JEL:

C81
  1. Deterministic versus Random Utility: Implied Patterns of Vertical Product Differentiation in a Multi-Product Monopoly

Date:

2012-03-13

By:

Christiaan Behrens (VU University Amsterdam)
Mark Lijesen (VU University Amsterdam)
Eric Pels (VU University Amsterdam)
Erik Verhoef (VU University Amsterdam)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:dgr:uvatin:20120023&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Vertical product differentiation; market segmentation; multi-product monopoly; random utility models

JEL:

D21
  1. The case of the disappearing large-employer manufacturing plants: not much of a mystery after all

Date:

2011

By:

Thomas J. Holmes

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:fip:fedmep:11-4&r=bec
  1. The Arm’s Length Principle and Tacit Collusion

Date:

2011-11-23

By:

Choe, Chongwoo
Matsushima, Noriaki

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:pra:mprapa:37295&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Transfer price; arm’s length principle; tacit collusion; stability of collusion

JEL:

M41
  1. Accounting for the Great Recession

Date:

2011

By:

Lee E. Ohanian

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:fip:fedmep:11-1&r=bec
  1. Intransparent markets and intra-industry trade.

Date:

2012-03

By:

Christian Gormsen (Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne – Paris School of Economics)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:mse:cesdoc:12017&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Advertising, intra-industry trade, firm heterogeneity, price dispersion.

JEL:

F12
  1. Le social business ou « la pauvreté au musée » : une déconstruction

Date:

2011-06-07

By:

Claudine Grisard (DRM – Dauphine Recherches en Management – CNRS : UMR7088 – Université Paris IX – Paris Dauphine)
Vivien Blanchet (DRM – Dauphine Recherches en Management – CNRS : UMR7088 – Université Paris IX – Paris Dauphine)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00676063&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Social business ; déconstruction ; base de la pyramide ; reconstruction ; RSE ; responsabilité sociale de l’entreprise
  1. Are complex innovators more persistent than single innovators ? An empirical analysis of innovation persistence drivers

Date:

2012

By:

Christian Le Bas (Université de Lyon, Lyon, F-69007, France ; CNRS, GATE Lyon St Etienne,F-69130 Ecully, France)
Nicolas Poussing (CEPS/INSTEAD, 3, Avenue de la Fonte, 4364 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:gat:wpaper:1201&r=bec
 

Keywords:

Innovation, Persistence, Single and Complex Innovators, CIS

JEL:

O31
  1. Run for Fun: Intrinsic Motivation and Physical Performance

Date:

2012-02

By:

Filippin, Antonio (University of Milan)
van Ours, Jan C. (Tilburg University)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:iza:izadps:dp6387&r=bec
 

Keywords:

age, performance, attrition

JEL:

J14
  1. Are firms exporting to China and India different from other exporters?

Date:

2012-02

By:

Giorgio Barba Navaretti (University of Milan)
Matteo Bugamelli (Bank of Italy)
Riccardo Cristadoro (Bank of Italy)
Daniela Maggioni (Università Politecnica delle Marche)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:bdi:opques:qef_112_12&r=bec
 

Keywords:

exports, productivity, firm size, management.

JEL:

F1
  1. Investment, Duration, and Exit Strategies for Corporate and Independent Venture Capital-backed Start-ups

Date:

2012-01-25

By:

Bing Guo
Yun Lou
David Pérez-Castrillo

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:aub:autbar:895.12&r=bec
 
  1. Time Variation in the Dynamics of Worker Flows: Evidence from the US and Canada

Date:

2011-09

By:

Michele Campolieti (Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough)
Deborah Gefang (Department of Economics, Lancaster University)

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:str:wpaper:1138&r=bec
 

Keywords:

unemployment hazards, labor market dynamics, time-varying parameter VAR, sign-restricted impulse responses

JEL:

J64
  1. Trans-Pacific Economic Relations and US-China Business Cycles : Convergence within Asia versus US Economic Leadership

Date:

2011-06

By:

Andrew Hughes Hallett (Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI))
Christian Richter

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:eab:govern:23244&r=bec
 

Keywords:

dependency relationships, leadership relationships, the PRC, the US, Trans-Pacific Economic Relation, US-China Business Cycles

JEL:

C22
  1. Liquidity crises

Date:

2011

By:

Robert E. Lucas, Jr.
Nancy L. Stokey

URL:

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:fip:fedmep:11-3&r=bec

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