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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

SI 2014 Personnel Economics

Edward P. Lazear, Kathryn L. Shaw, and David Card, Organizers

July 23-24, 2014

Skyline ABC

Royal Sonesta Hotel
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA

PROGRAM

 


Wednesday, July 23 – Joint with Labor Studies


12:00 pm


Lunch


1:00 pm


Christopher T. Stanton, University of Utah and NBER
Catherine Thomas, Columbia University
Learning Through Interviews and Hires: Employer Search and Experimentation in the Job Matching Process


2:00 pm


Stephen V. Burks, University of Minnesota, Morris
Bo Cowgill, University of California at Berkeley
Mitchell Hoffman, University of Toronto
Michael Housman, Evolv, Inc.
The Value of Hiring through Employee Referrals


3:00 pm


Break


3:30 pm


Suresh Naidu, Columbia University and NBER
Yaw Nyarko, New York University
Shing-Yi Wang, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates


4:30 pm


Adjourn


Thursday, July 24


8:00 am


Coffee and Pastries


8:30 am


Alexandre Mas, Princeton University and NBER
Does Transparency Lead to Pay Compression? Evidence from the Public

Sector


9:30 am


Adnan Khan, London School of Economics
Asim Ijaz Khwaja, Harvard University and NBER
Benjamin A. Olken, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Performance Pay for Tax Collectors


10:30 am


Break


11:00 am


Craig Olson, University of Champaign Urbana
CEO-Firm Match Quality and Firm Performance


12:00 pm


Lunch


1:00 pm


David C. Chan, Stanford University and NBER
Clocking Out: Shift Work in the Emergency Department


2:00 pm


Arindrajit Dube, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Laura Giuliano, University of Miami
Jonathan S.. Leonard, University of California at Berkeley
Fairness and Frictions: The Impact of Raises on Quit Behavior


3:00 pm


Break


3:30 pm


Michel Serafinelli University of Toronto
Good Firms, Worker Flows and Local Productivity


4:30 pm


Adjourn