Finished Research Papers

Identifying Technology Spillovers and Product Market Rivalry, with Mark Schankerman and John Van Reenen, Econometrica (2013), [appendix] [slides] Main Data Full Data

 

Does management matter: evidence from India with Benn Eifert, David McKenzie, Aprajit Mahajan & John Roberts. Quarterly Journal of Economics (2013) [appendix] [slides]

 

The organization of firms across countries with Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, Quarterly Journal of Economics (2012) [appendix] [slides] data

 

Americans do I.T. Better: US Multinationals and the Productivity Miracle, with Raffaella Sadun & John Van Reenen, American Economic Review  (2012) [slides] NYT2 Economist  

 

Modern management: Good for the Environment or just Hot Air? with Christos Genakos, Ralf Martin and Raffaella Sadun, Economic Journal, 2010.

 

The Impact of Uncertainty Shocks, Econometrica, 2009, [slides] Code & Data (8Mb) Table1 R code version quarterly data

 

Measuring and Explaining Management Practices Across Firms and Countries, with John Van Reenen, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007. [slides] Data

 

Uncertainty and Investment Dynamics, with Steve Bond and John Van Reenen, Review of Economic Studies, 2007 [slides] Code Fig1, Data (T2:T4)  Data (T5:T7)


Competition and Innovation: An Inverted U Relationship, with Philippe Aghion, Richard Blundell, Rachel Griffith & Peter Howitt, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005. [slides] Data


Do R&D Tax Credits Work? Evidence from a Panel of Countries 1979-1997, with Rachel Griffith and John Van Reenen, Journal Public Economics, 2002 [slides] Tax Data

Patents, Real Options and Firm Performance, with John Van Reenen, Economic Journal, 2002 [slides]

 

 

Draft Research Papers

Trade Induced Technical Change: The Impact of Chinese Imports on Innovation, Diffusion and Productivity, with Mirko Draca and John Van Reenen, Revise and resubmit Review of Economic Studies

 

Does working from home work? Evidence from a Chinese experiment  with James Liang, John Roberts and Zichung Jenny Ying. Data Slate Marketplace  Revise and resubmit Quarterly Journal of Economics

 

The Impact of Competition on Management Practices in Public Hospitals with Carol Propper, Stephan Seiler and John Van Reenen, Revise and resubmit Review of Economic Studies

 

Really Uncertain Business Cycles with Max Floetotto, Nir Jaimovich, Itay Saporta and Stephen Terry. Data, Industry Data Revise and resubmit Econometrica

 

Innovation, reallocation and growth with Daron Acemoglu, Ufuk Akcigit and William Kerr. Revise and resubmit American Economic Review

 

Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty with Scott Baker and Steve Davis Data

 

Does uncertainty reduce growth? Using disasters as natural experiments with Scott Baker Simulation Data

 

Trapped factors and China’s impact on global growth with Paul Romer, Stephen Terry and John Van Reenen appendix  replication

 

Management as a technology? with Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen

 

Management in America with Erik Brynjolfsson, Lucia Foster, Ron Jarmin, Itay Saporta and John Van Reenen

 

 

Survey, Policy and Shorter Papers

 

Does management matter in schools with Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, Stanford mimeo

 

Does management matter in healthcare with Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, Stanford mimeo

 

The New Empirical Economics of Management with Daniela Scur, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, forthcoming Journal of the European Economics Association management data

 

Fluctuations in Uncertainty, Journal of Economic Perspectives data

 

Why has US policy uncertainty risen since 1960? With Scott Baker, Brandice Canes-Wrone, Steve Davis and Jonathan Rodden, draft for the American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings  Data

 

The distinct effect of communication technology and information technology on firm organization with Luis Garicano, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, conditional acceptance Management Science

 

Management practices and the quality of care in Cardiac units with John McConnell, Rich Lindrooth, Doug Wholey and Tom Maddox, Journal of the American Medical Association: Internal Medicine.(2013)

 

Incomplete contracts and the internal organization of firms with Philippe Aghion and John Van Reenen, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization (2013)

 

A trapped factors model of innovation with Paul Romer, Stephen Terry and John Van Reenen American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings (2013) replication

 

Does management really work? with Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, Harvard Business Review (2013)

 

The Macroeconomics of Uncertainty and Volatility with Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde, a review of the literature for the Journal of Economic Literature (currently just the slides prepared for an IMF lecture on the topic) and reading list. This is work in progress so please do contact me with any literature I’ve missed.

 

Management practices across firms and countries with Christos Genakos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, Academy of Management Perspectives (2012).

 

Human resource management and productivity with John Van Reenen, Handbook of Labor Economics (2011)

 

Recent advances in the empirics of organizational economics with Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, Annual Review of Economics (2011)

 

Are family-friendly workplace practices a valuable firm resource? with Tobias Kretschmer and John Van Reenen, Strategic Management Journal, 2010. Data

 

New approaches to measuring management and firm organization with John Van Reenen, American Economic Review P&P, 2010. Slides

 

Why do firms in developing countries have low productivity? with Aprajit Mahajan, David McKenzie & John Roberts, American Economic Review P&P, 2010 Data

 

Does product market competition lead firms to decentralize? with Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2010 Data

 

Why do management practices differ across firms and countries? with John Van Reenen, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010. data

 

Work Life Balance, Management Practices and Productivity with Toby Kretschmer and John Van Reenen, chapter for the NBER book “International Differences in Business Practices and the Productivity of Firms”, Richard Freedman and Kathryn Shaw (editors).  (2009) FT  Washington Post BBC

 

Do Private Equity Owned Firms have better Management Practices? with Raffaella Sadun & John Van Reenen, World Economic Forum Report (2009)

 

Uncertainty and the Dynamics of R&D, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2007. [slides] Code

 

Management Practices, Work-Life Balance, and Productivity: A Review of Some Recent Evidence with John Van Reenen, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2006.

 

How Has Tax Affected the Changing Cost of R&D? Evidence from Eight Countries with Lucy Chennells, Rachel Griffith and John Van Reenen, in the Regulation of Science and Technology, H.L. Smith (ed), Macmillian, London, (2002)

 

The Internationalisation of UK R&D with Rachel Griffith, Fiscal Studies, August (2001)

 

The Real Options Effects of Uncertainty on Investment and Labour Demand, IFS working paper (never published in a journal), January 2000

 

Regulating Drugs Prices: Where do We Go from Here? with John Van Reenen, Fiscal Studies, (1998) BBC

 

 

 

 

 

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Professor of Economics, Stanford University