Organizational Economics

Robert S. Gibbons, Organizer

November 8-9, 2019

NBER, Feldstein Conference Room, 2nd Floor,1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, November 8
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Francesco Decarolis, Bocconi University
Raymond Fisman, Boston University and NBER
Paolo Pinotti, Bocconi University
Silvia Vannutelli, Northwestern University and NBER

Rules, Discretion, and Corruption in Procurement: Evidence from Italian Government Contracting
Discussant: Decio Coviello, HEC Montreal
10:00 am
10:15 am
Katherine Casey, Stanford University and NBER
Edward Miguel, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Rachel Glennerster, University of Chicago and NBER
Maarten J. Voors, Wageningen University & Research

Skill versus Voice in Local Development
Discussant: Sara Lowes, University of California, San Diego and NBER
11:15 am
11:30 am
Raúl Sanchez de la Sierra, University of Chicago and NBER
Kristof Titeca, University of Chicago and NBER

Corruption in Hierarchies
(paper not availalbe for posting)
Discussant: Matthew Stephenson, Harvard University
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Dana Foarta, Stanford University
Takuo Sugaya, Stanford University

Wait-and-See or Step-in? Dynamics of Interventions
Discussant: Erik Snowberg, University of Utah and NBER
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University and NBER
Michael Christensen, Harvard University
Jan Rivkin, Harvard University
Raffaella Sadun, Harvard University and NBER
Mu-Jeung Yang, University of Oklahoma

How do CEOs Make Strategy? (slides)
Discussant: Wouter Dessein, Columbia University
3:45 pm
4:00 pm
Mark J. Borgschulte, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Marius Guenzel, University of Pennsylvania
Canyao Liu, Yale University
Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

CEO Stress and Life Expectancy: The Role of Corporate Governance and Financial Distress
Discussant: Kevin Murphy, University of Southern California
5:00 pm
Shuttle van departs from the NBER for the Royal Sonesta Hotel
6:00 pm
Group Dinner - Royal Sonesta Hotel, Parkview Room
Saturday, November 9
8:15 am
Continental Breakfast
8:45 am
W. Bentley MacLeod, Princeton University and NBER
Victoria Valle Lara, University of Lausanne
Christian Zehnder, University of Lausanne

On Building a Conflict Culture in Organizations (slides)
Discussant: Maria Guadalupe, INSEAD
9:45 am
10:00 am
Ernst Fehr, University of Zurich
Ivo Schurtenberger, University of Zurich

The Dynamics of Norm Formation and Norm Decay (slides)
Discussant: Nathan Nunn, University of British Columbia and NBER
11:00 am
11:15 am
Chen Cheng, Johns Hopkins University
Wei Huang, Renmin University
Yiqing Xing, Johns Hopkins University

A Theory of Multiplexity: Sustaining Cooperation with Multiple Relationships (slides)
Discussant: Benjamin Golub, Northwestern University
12:15 pm
1:00 pm
Giuseppe Berlingieri, ESSEC Business School and CEP
Frank Pisch, Technical University of Darmstadt
Claudia Steinwender, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Organizing Global Supply Chains: Input-Output Linkages and Vertical Integration
Discussant: Silke J. Forbes, Tufts University
2:00 pm
Canice Prendergast, University of Chicago

Making A DIfference
Discussant: Luis Rayo, Northwestern University
3:00 pm