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First Name: April
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Last Name: Franco

RePEc Short-ID: pfr31

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Postal Address: Rotman School of Management University of Toronto 105 St. George Street Toronto, ON M5S 3E6
Phone: 4169463133


(50%) Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
Location: Toronto, Canada
Phone: 416.978.3499
Postal: 105 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3E6
Handle: RePEc:edi:smtorca (more details at EDIRC)
(50%) Department of Management
University of Toronto
Location: Scarborough, Canada
Handle: RePEc:edi:dmutsca (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Blume, Andreas & Franco, April Mitchell & Heidhues, Paul, 2011. "Dynamic Coordination via Organizational Routines," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 355, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
  2. Rajshree Agarwal & Benjamin Campbell & April M. Franco & Martin Ganco, 2011. "What Do I Take With Me: The Impact of Transfer and Replication of Resources on Parent and Spin-Out Firm Performance," Working Papers 11-06, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  3. Benjamin Campbell & Martin Ganco & April Franco & Rajshree Agarwal, 2009. "Who Leaves, Where to, and Why Worrry? Employee Mobility, Employee Entrepreneurship, and Effects on Source Firm Performance," Working Papers 09-32, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  4. Andreas Blume & John Duffy & April Mitchell Franco, 2008. "Decentralized Organizational Learning: An Experimental Investigation," Working Papers 382, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Economics, revised May 2009.
  5. Andreas Blume & April Franco & Paul Heidhues, 2006. "Rational Multi-Agent Search," 2006 Meeting Papers 776, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  6. April Franco & Andreas Blume & John Duffy, 2004. "Organizational Learning: An Experimental Study," Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings 498, Econometric Society.
  7. Agarwal, Rajshree & Echambadi, Raj & Franco, April M. & Sarkar, M. B., 2002. "Knowledge Transfer through Congenital Learning: Spin-Out Generation, Growth and Survival," Working Papers 02-0101, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Business.
  8. Andreas Blume & April Franco, 2002. "Learning from failure," Staff Report 299, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
  9. April Franco, 2000. "Quantifying the Lock-In Effect in a Dynamic Industry," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 1910, Econometric Society.
  10. April Mitchell Franco & Darren Filson, 2000. "Knowledge Diffusion through Employee Mobility," Claremont Colleges Working Papers 2000-61, Claremont Colleges.
  11. Darren Filson & April Mitchell Franco, . "Industry Evolution: New Technologies and New Firms," Claremont Colleges Working Papers 1999-15, Claremont Colleges.
  12. April Franco, . "Why Equal Weights in the Three Factor Formula Apportionment Method? A Game-theoretic Model of Competition between States," Computing in Economics and Finance 1997 171, Society for Computational Economics.


  1. April M. Franco & MB Sarkar & Rajshree Agarwal & Raj Echambadi, 2009. "Swift and Smart: The Moderating Effects of Technological Capabilities on the Market Pioneering-Firm Survival Relationship," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 55(11), pages 1842-1860, November.
  2. Andreas Blume & John Duffy & April M. Franco, 2009. "Decentralized Organizational Learning: An Experimental Investigation," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(4), pages 1178-1205, September.
  3. April M. Franco & Matthew F. Mitchell, 2008. "Covenants not to Compete, Labor Mobility, and Industry Dynamics," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 17(3), pages 581-606, 09.
  4. Blume, Andreas & Franco, April Mitchell, 2007. "Decentralized learning from failure," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 133(1), pages 504-523, March.

NEP Fields

10 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (2) 2007-05-19 2009-10-17
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (4) 2007-05-19 2009-05-23 2011-04-23 2011-09-16. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2011-02-26
  4. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2011-09-16
  5. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2009-10-17 2011-02-26
  6. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2007-05-19 2009-05-23
  7. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (2) 2007-01-13 2011-09-16
  8. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2009-10-17
  9. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2000-08-07
  10. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (1) 2009-05-23
  11. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2000-08-07 2009-10-17
  12. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2009-10-17
  13. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (2) 2009-10-17 2011-02-26
  14. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2009-10-17


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