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First Name: Francine
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Last Name: Lafontaine
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RePEc Short-ID: pla92

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Homepage: http://laf.bus.umich.edu
Postal Address: Ross School of Business University of Michigan 701 Tappan Street Ann Arbor MI 48109
Phone: 734-647-4915

Affiliation

Department of Business Economics and Public Policy
Ross School of Business
University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States)
Homepage: http://www.bus.umich.edu/Academics/Departments/BE/
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Postal: 701 Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1231
Handle: RePEc:edi:dbumius (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Francine Lafontaine & Kathryn Shaw, 2014. "Serial Entrepreneurship: Learning by Doing?," NBER Working Papers 20312, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Brianna Cardiff-Hicks & Francine Lafontaine & Kathryn Shaw, 2014. "Do Large Modern Retailers Pay Premium Wages?," NBER Working Papers 20313, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Ying Fan & Kai-Uwe Kühn & Francine Lafontaine, 2013. "Financial Constraints and Moral Hazard: The Case of Franchising," CESifo Working Paper Series 4474, CESifo Group Munich.
  4. Kai-Uwe Kuhn & Francine Lafontaine & Ying Fan, 2013. "Financial Constraints and Franchising Decisions," 2013 Meeting Papers 933, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  5. Lafontaine, Francine & Slade, Margaret, 2007. "Vertical Integration and Firm Boundaries : The Evidence," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 799, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
  6. Renata Kosova & Francine Lafontaine, 2006. "Firm Survival and Growth in Retail and Service Industries: Evidence from Franchised Chains," Working Papers 0007, School of Business, The George Washington University.
  7. Francine Lafontaine & Scott E. Masten, 2002. "Contracting in the Absence of Specific Investments and Moral Hazard: Understanding Carrier-Driver Relations in U.S. Trucking," NBER Working Papers 8859, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Francine Lafontaine & Emmanuel Raynaud, 2002. "The Role of Residual Claims and Self-Enforcement in Franchise Contracting," NBER Working Papers 8868, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Francine Lafontaine & Kathryn L. Shaw, 2001. "Targeting Managerial Control: Evidence from Franchising," NBER Working Papers 8416, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Francine Lafontaine & Joanne Oxley, 2001. "International Franchising: Evidence from US and Canadian Franchisors in Mexico," NBER Working Papers 8179, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Francine Lafontaine & Margaret E. Slade, 1998. "Incentive Contracting and the Franchise Decision," NBER Working Papers 6544, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Arturs Kalnins & Francine Lafontaine, 1996. "The Characteristics of Multi-Unit Ownership in Franchising: Evidence from Fast-Food Restaurants in Texas," NBER Working Papers 5859, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Lafontaine, F. & Slade, M., 1996. "Retail Contracting: Theory and Practice," G.R.E.Q.A.M. 96b09, Universite Aix-Marseille III.
  14. Francine Lafontaine & Kathryn L. Shaw, 1996. "The Dynamics of Franchise Contracting: Evidence from Panel Data," NBER Working Papers 5585, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Francine Lafontaine, 1995. "Pricing Decisions in Franchised Chains: A Look at the Restaurant and Fast-Food Industry," NBER Working Papers 5247, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. Lafontaine, F., 1990. "An Empirical Look At Franchise Contracts As Signaling Devices," GSIA Working Papers 1990-19, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business.
  17. Lafontaine, F., 1988. "Contract Theory And Franchising: Some Empirical Results," GSIA Working Papers 88-89-33, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business.

Articles

  1. Francine Lafontaine, 2014. "Franchising: Directions for Future Research," International Journal of the Economics of Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(1), pages 21-25, February.
  2. Renáta Kosová & Francine Lafontaine & Rozenn Perrigot, 2013. "Organizational Form and Performance: Evidence from the Hotel Industry," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 95(4), pages 1303-1323, October.
  3. Arturs Kalnins & Francine Lafontaine, 2013. "Too Far Away? The Effect of Distance to Headquarters on Business Establishment Performance," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(3), pages 157-79, August.
  4. Ricard Gil & Francine Lafontaine, 2012. "Using Revenue Sharing to Implement Flexible Prices: Evidence from Movie Exhibition Contracts," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 60(2), pages 187-219, 06.
  5. Kosová, Renáta & Lafontaine, Francine, 2012. "Much ado about chains: A research agenda," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 30(3), pages 303-308.
  6. Ren�Ta Kosov� & Francine Lafontaine, 2010. "SURVIVAL AND GROWTH IN RETAIL AND SERVICE INDUSTRIES: EVIDENCE FROM FRANCHISED CHAINS -super-* ," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 58(3), pages 542-578, 09.
  7. Francine Lafontaine & Fiona Scott Morton, 2010. "Markets: State Franchise Laws, Dealer Terminations, and the Auto Crisis," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 24(3), pages 233-50, Summer.
  8. Francine Lafontaine & Jagadeesh Sivadasan, 2009. "Do Labor Market Rigidities Have Microeconomic Effects? Evidence from within the Firm," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(2), pages 88-127, April.
  9. Francine Lafontaine & Laura Malaguzzi Valeri, 2009. "The deregulation of international trucking in the European Union: form and effect," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 35(1), pages 19-44, February.
  10. Francine Lafontaine & Margaret Slade, 2007. "Vertical Integration and Firm Boundaries: The Evidence," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 45(3), pages 629-685, September.
  11. Lafontaine Francine, 2006. "Vertical Restraints Fundamentals for MBAs," Journal of Industrial Organization Education, De Gruyter, vol. 1(1), pages 1-30, December.
  12. Francine Lafontaine & Kathryn L. Shaw, 2005. "Targeting Managerial Control: Evidence from Franchising," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 36(1), pages 131-150, Spring.
  13. Arturs Kalnins & Francine Lafontaine, 2004. "Multi-unit Ownership in Franchising: Evidence from the Fast-Food Industry in Texas," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 35(4), pages 747-761, Winter.
  14. Francine Lafontaine & Joanne E. Oxley, 2004. "International Franchising Practices in Mexico: Do Franchisors Customize Their Contracts?," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 13(1), pages 95-123, 03.
  15. Francine Lafontaine & Emmanuel Raynaud, 2000. "Créance résiduelle et flux de rentes comme mécanismes incitatifs dans les contrats de franchise : compléments ou substituts ?," Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 92(1), pages 255-276.
  16. Francine Lafontaine & Kathryn L. Shaw, 1999. "The Dynamics of Franchise Contracting: Evidence from Panel Data," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 107(5), pages 1041-1080, October.
  17. Lafontaine, Francine, 1999. "Franchising versus corporate ownership: The effect on price dispersion," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 17-34, January.
  18. Lafontaine, Francine & Shaw, Kathryn L., 1998. "Franchising growth and franchisor entry and exit in the U.S. market: Myth and reality," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, vol. 13(2), pages 95-112, March.
  19. Lafontaine, Francine & Slade, Margaret E, 1997. "Retail Contracting: Theory and Practice," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(1), pages 1-25, March.
  20. Lafontaine, Francine & Slade, Margaret E., 1996. "Retail contracting and costly monitoring: Theory and evidence," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(3-5), pages 923-932, April.
  21. Sugato Bhattacharyya & Francine Lafontaine, 1995. "Double-Sided Moral Hazard and the Nature of Share Contracts," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 26(4), pages 761-781, Winter.
  22. Lafontaine, Francine & Bhattacharyya, Sugato, 1995. "The role of risk in franchising," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 2(1-2), pages 39-74, October.
  23. Lafontaine, Francice & Masten, Scott E., 1995. "Franchise contracting, organization, and regulation: Introduction," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 2(1-2), pages 1-7, October.
  24. Kaufmann, Patrick J & Lafontaine, Francine, 1994. "Costs of Control: The," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 37(2), pages 417-53, October.
  25. Lafontaine, Francine, 1993. "Contractual Arrangements as Signaling Devices: Evidence from Franchising," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 9(2), pages 256-89, October.
  26. Francine Lafontaine, 1992. "Agency Theory and Franchising: Some Empirical Results," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 23(2), pages 263-283, Summer.
  27. Lafontaine, Francine & White, Kenneth J., 1986. "Obtaining any Wald statistic you want," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 35-40.

Chapters

  1. Francine Lafontaine & Margaret E. Slade, 2012. "Inter-Firm Contracts
    [The Handbook of Organizational Economics]
    ," Introductory Chapters, Princeton University Press.
  2. Francine Lafontaine & Jagadeesh Sivadasan, 2009. "Within-firm Labor Productivity across Countries: A Case Study," NBER Chapters, in: International Differences in the Business Practices and Productivity of Firms, pages 137-172 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Blair,Roger D. & Lafontaine,Francine, 2005. "The Economics of Franchising," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521772525, April.

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) 2006-11-25 2007-05-19
  2. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2001-08-15
  3. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2007-05-19
  4. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (2) 2013-11-29 2014-06-02
  5. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (3) 2002-04-03 2006-11-25 2014-07-28. Author is listed
  6. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (2) 2007-05-19 2014-06-02
  7. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2014-07-28
  8. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2014-07-28
  9. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (2) 1998-05-04 2007-05-19
  10. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2014-07-28

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