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Kenneth L. Simons

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First Name:Kenneth
Middle Name:L.
Last Name:Simons
RePEc Short-ID:psi98
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Terminal Degree:1995 Department of Economics; Tepper School of Business Administration; Carnegie Mellon University (from RePEc Genealogy)


Department of Economics
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Troy, New York (United States)
RePEc:edi:derpius (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Thomas Astebro & Kenneth Simons, 2010. "Entrepreneurs Seeking Gains: Profit Motives and Risk Aversion in Inventors' Commercialization Decisions," Post-Print hal-00586047, HAL.
  2. Thomas B. Astebro & Kenneth Simons, 2009. "Entrepreneurs Seeking Gains: Rational Motives in the Commercialization Decisions of Inventors," Post-Print hal-00654375, HAL.
  3. Donald Siegel & Kenneth Simons, 2008. "Evaluating the Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions on Employees: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data," Working Papers 2, Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies (JIMS).
  4. Kenneth L. Simons, 2001. "Information Technology and the Dynamics of Firm and Industrial Structure: The British IT Consulting Industry as a Contemporary Specimen," Royal Holloway, University of London: Discussion Papers in Economics 01/2, Department of Economics, Royal Holloway University of London, revised Aug 2001.
  5. Kenneth L. Simons, 2001. "Technology Benchmarks for Sustained Economic Growth," Royal Holloway, University of London: Discussion Papers in Economics 00/5, Department of Economics, Royal Holloway University of London, revised Feb 2001.
  6. Ken Simons, 2001. "Smoothed hazards," United Kingdom Stata Users' Group Meetings 2001 13, Stata Users Group.
  7. Overland, Jody & Simons, Kenneth L & Spagat, Michael, 2000. "Political Instability and Growth in Dictatorships," CEPR Discussion Papers 2653, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.


  1. Kenneth L. Simons, 2016. "A sparser, speedier reshape," Stata Journal, StataCorp LP, vol. 16(3), pages 632-649, September.
  2. Sanderson, Susan Walsh & Simons, Kenneth L., 2014. "Light emitting diodes and the lighting revolution: The emergence of a solid-state lighting industry," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 43(10), pages 1730-1746.
  3. Kenneth L. Simons & Thomas Åstebro, 2010. "Entrepreneurs Seeking Gains: Profit Motives and Risk Aversion in Inventors’ Commercialization Decisions," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 19(4), pages 863-888, December.
  4. Heyes, Anthony & Simons, Kenneth L., 2010. "The Strategic Benefits of Uniform Environmental Standards," Strategic Behavior and the Environment, now publishers, vol. 1(1), pages 31-47, October.
  5. Donald S. Siegel & Kenneth L. Simons, 2010. "Assessing the effects of mergers and acquisitions on firm performance, plant productivity, and workers: newl evidence from matched employer‐employee data," Strategic Management Journal, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 31(8), pages 903-916, August.
  6. John Marsh & Donald S. Siegel & Kenneth L. Simons, 2007. "Assessing the Effects of Ownership Change on Women and Minority Employees: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data," International Journal of the Economics of Business, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(2), pages 161-178.
  7. Klepper, Steven & Simons, Kenneth L., 2005. "Industry shakeouts and technological change," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 23(1-2), pages 23-43, February.
  8. Jody Overland & Kenneth Simons & Michael Spagat, 2005. "Political instability and growth in dictatorships," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 125(3), pages 445-470, December.
  9. Seltzer, Andrew J. & Simons, Kenneth L., 2001. "Salaries and Career Opportunities in the Banking Industry: Evidence from the Personnel Records of the Union Bank of Australia," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 38(2), pages 195-224, April.
  10. Steven Klepper & Kenneth L. Simons, 2000. "Dominance by birthright: entry of prior radio producers and competitive ramifications in the U.S. television receiver industry," Strategic Management Journal, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 21(10‐11), pages 997-1016, October.
  11. Steven Klepper & Kenneth L. Simons, 2000. "The Making of an Oligopoly: Firm Survival and Technological Change in the Evolution of the U.S. Tire Industry," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 108(4), pages 728-760, August.
  12. Klepper, Steven & Simons, Kenneth L, 1997. "Technological Extinctions of Industrial Firms: An Inquiry into Their Nature and Causes," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(2), pages 379-460, March.
  13. Kenneth L. Simons, 1993. "New technologies in simulation games," System Dynamics Review, System Dynamics Society, vol. 9(2), pages 135-152, June.


  1. Donald S. Siegel & Kenneth L. Simons & Tomas Lindstrom, 2009. "Ownership Change, Productivity, and Human Capital: New Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data," NBER Chapters, in: Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data, pages 397-442, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Kenneth L. Simons, 2005. "Predictable Cross-Industry Heterogeneity in Industry Dynamics," Springer Books, in: Albert N. Link & F. M. Scherer (ed.), Essays in Honor of Edwin Mansfield, pages 275-279, Springer.

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  1. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2001-09-26 2004-01-25
  2. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2001-09-26 2004-01-25
  3. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2000-02-21
  4. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2004-01-25
  5. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2001-09-26


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