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Alan Benson

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Affiliation

Institute for Work & Employment Research (IWER)
Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Alan Benson & Danielle Li & Kelly Shue, 2018. "Promotions and the Peter Principle," NBER Working Papers 24343, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Benson, Alan & Sojourner, Aaron & Umyarov, Akhmed, 2015. "Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy? Experimental Evidence from an Online Labor Market," IZA Discussion Papers 9501, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

Articles

  1. Alan M. Benson & Sima Sajjadiani, 2018. "Are Bonus Pools Driven by Their Incentive Effects? Evidence from Fluctuations in Gainsharing Incentives," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 71(3), pages 567-599, May.
  2. Alan Benson, 2015. "A Theory of Dual Job Search and Sex-Based Occupational Clustering," Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 54(3), pages 367-400, July.
  3. Alan Benson, 2015. "Do Agents Game Their Agents' Behavior? Evidence from Sales Managers," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 33(4), pages 863-890.
  4. Alan Benson, 2014. "Rethinking the Two-Body Problem: The Segregation of Women Into Geographically Dispersed Occupations," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 51(5), pages 1619-1639, October.
  5. Benson, Alan, 2013. "Firm-sponsored general education and mobility frictions: Evidence from hospital sponsorship of nursing schools and faculty," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 149-159.
  6. Thomas Kochan & David B. Lipsky & Mary Newhart & Alan Benson, 2010. "The Long Haul Effects of Interest Arbitration: The Case of New York State's Taylor Law," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 63(4), pages 565-584, July.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Alan Benson & Danielle Li & Kelly Shue, 2018. "Promotions and the Peter Principle," NBER Working Papers 24343, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Brian Fabo & Martina Jancokova & Elisabeth Kempf & Lubos Pastor, 2020. "Fifty Shades of QE: Conflicts of Interest in Economic Research," Working and Discussion Papers WP 5/2020, Research Department, National Bank of Slovakia.
    2. Alan Benson & Ben A. Rissing, 2020. "Strength from Within: Internal Mobility and the Retention of High Performers," Organization Science, INFORMS, vol. 31(6), pages 1475-1496, November.
    3. Devereux, Kevin, 2018. "Identifying the value of teamwork: Application to professional tennis," CLEF Working Paper Series 14, Canadian Labour Economics Forum (CLEF), University of Waterloo.
    4. Achyuta Adhvaryu & Vittorio Bassi & Anant Nyshadham & Jorge A. Tamayo, 2020. "No Line Left Behind: Assortative Matching Inside the Firm," NBER Working Papers 27006, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Bossler, Mario & Grunau, Philipp, 2016. "Asymmetric information in external versus internal promotions," IAB Discussion Paper 201611, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].
    6. Danielle Li & Lindsey R. Raymond & Peter Bergman, 2020. "Hiring as Exploration," NBER Working Papers 27736, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  2. Benson, Alan & Sojourner, Aaron & Umyarov, Akhmed, 2015. "Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy? Experimental Evidence from an Online Labor Market," IZA Discussion Papers 9501, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Filippo Belloc, 2019. "Why Isn't Uber Worker-Managed? A Model of Digital Platform Cooperatives," CESifo Working Paper Series 7708, CESifo.
    2. Ioana Marinescu & Nadav Klein & Andrew Chamberlain & Morgan Smart, 2018. "Incentives Can Reduce Bias in Online Reviews," Working Papers id:12575, eSocialSciences.
    3. Zhijuan Hong & Ruhai Wu & Yan Sun & Kunxiang Dong, 2020. "Buyer preferences for auction pricing rules in online outsourcing markets: fixed price vs. open price," Electronic Markets, Springer;IIM University of St. Gallen, vol. 30(1), pages 163-179, March.

Articles

  1. Alan Benson, 2015. "A Theory of Dual Job Search and Sex-Based Occupational Clustering," Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 54(3), pages 367-400, July.

    Cited by:

    1. Joanne Lindley & Stephen Machin, 2011. "Rising Wage Inequality and Postgraduate Education," CEP Discussion Papers dp1075, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
    2. Joanne Lindley & Stephen Machin, 2016. "The Rising Postgraduate Wage Premium," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 83(330), pages 281-306, April.
    3. Lindley, Joanne & Machin, Stephen, 2011. "The boom in postgraduate education and its impact on wage inequality," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 39087, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    4. Mañé Vernet, Ferran & Miravet, Daniel, 2010. "Sobreeducación y Sobrecualificación en los Universitarios Catalanes. Una perspectiva de género," Working Papers 2072/179592, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Department of Economics.
    5. Murray-Close, Marta, 2019. "Living Far Apart Together: Dual-Career Location Constraints and Marital Noncohabitation," SocArXiv a9dc8, Center for Open Science.

  2. Alan Benson, 2015. "Do Agents Game Their Agents' Behavior? Evidence from Sales Managers," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 33(4), pages 863-890.

    Cited by:

    1. Richard B. Freeman & Wei Huang & Teng Li, 2019. "Non-linear Incentives, Worker Productivity, and Firm Profits: Evidence from a Quasi-experiment," NBER Working Papers 25507, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Alan Benson & Danielle Li & Kelly Shue, 2018. "Promotions and the Peter Principle," NBER Working Papers 24343, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Lamar Pierce & Alex Rees-Jones & Charlotte Blank, 2020. "The Negative Consequences of Loss-Framed Performance Incentives," NBER Working Papers 26619, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Alan Benson & Danielle Li & Kelly Shue, 2019. "Promotions and the Peter Principle," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 134(4), pages 2085-2134.
    5. Kräkel, Matthias, 2018. "Empowerment and the Dark Side of Delegation," IZA Discussion Papers 11289, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  3. Alan Benson, 2014. "Rethinking the Two-Body Problem: The Segregation of Women Into Geographically Dispersed Occupations," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 51(5), pages 1619-1639, October.

    Cited by:

    1. Francine D. Blau & Lawrence M. Kahn, 2017. "The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Explanations," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 55(3), pages 789-865, September.
    2. Sergi Vidal & Johannes Huinink, 2019. "Introduction to the special collection on spatial mobility, family dynamics, and gender relations," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 41(21), pages 593-616.
    3. Jennifer Roberts & Karl Taylor, 2017. "Intra-household commuting choices and local labour markets," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 69(3), pages 734-757.
    4. Sanchez, Rafael & Finot, Javier & Villena, Mauricio G., 2019. "Gender Wage Gap and Firm Market Power in Chile," MPRA Paper 99149, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 Sep 2019.
    5. Raven Molloy & Christopher L. Smith & Abigail Wozniak, 2017. "Job Changing and the Decline in Long-Distance Migration in the United States," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 54(2), pages 631-653, April.
    6. Francine D. Blau & Anne E. Winkler, 2017. "Women, Work, and Family," NBER Working Papers 23644, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    7. Petrongolo, Barbara & Ronchi, Maddalena, 2020. "Gender gaps and the structure of local labor markets," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(C).
    8. Foged, Mette, 2016. "Family Migration and Relative Earnings Potentials," IZA Discussion Papers 10180, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    9. Barbara Petrongolo & Maddalena Ronchi, 2020. "A survey of gender gaps through the lens of the industry structure and local labor markets," CEP Discussion Papers dp1688, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
    10. Martin Abraham & Sebastian Bähr & Mark Trappmann, 2019. "Gender differences in willingness to move for interregional job offers," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 40(53), pages 1537-1602.
    11. Raven Molloy & Christopher L. Smith & Abigail K. Wozniak, 2014. "Declining Migration within the U.S.: The Role of the Labor Market," NBER Working Papers 20065, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    12. Petrongolo, Barbara & Ronchi, Maddalena, 2020. "A survey of gender gaps through the lens of the industry structure and local labor markets," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 108438, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    13. Sánchez, Rafael & Finot, Javier & Villena, Mauricio G., 2020. "Gender Wage Gap and Firm Market Power: Evidence from Chile," IZA Discussion Papers 13856, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

  4. Benson, Alan, 2013. "Firm-sponsored general education and mobility frictions: Evidence from hospital sponsorship of nursing schools and faculty," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 149-159.

    Cited by:

    1. Stockinger, Bastian & Zwick, Thomas, 2017. "Apprentice poaching in regional labor markets," IAB Discussion Paper 201708, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].
    2. Jens MohrenweiserBy & Gabriele Wydra-Somaggio & Thomas Zwick, 2020. "Information advantages of training employers despite credible training certificates," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 72(3), pages 651-671.
    3. Elizabeth Munnich & Abigail Wozniak, 2020. "What Explains the Rising Share of US Men in Registered Nursing?," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 73(1), pages 91-123, January.
    4. Evan Starr, 2019. "Consider This: Training, Wages, and the Enforceability of Covenants Not to Compete," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 72(4), pages 783-817, August.
    5. Jens Mohrenweiser & Thomas Zwick & Uschi Backes-Gellner, 2010. "Poaching and Firm-Sponsored Training," Economics of Education Working Paper Series 0051, University of Zurich, Department of Business Administration (IBW), revised Sep 2017.
    6. Suman Ghosh & Kameshwari Shankar, 2017. "Optimal Enforcement Of Noncompete Covenants," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 55(1), pages 305-318, January.
    7. Alan Manning, 2010. "Imperfect Competition in the Labour Market," CEP Discussion Papers dp0981, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
    8. Mohrenweiser, Jens & Wydra-Sommaggio, Gaby & Zwick, Thomas, 2015. "Work-related ability as source of information advantages of training employers," ZEW Discussion Papers 15-057, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research.

  5. Thomas Kochan & David B. Lipsky & Mary Newhart & Alan Benson, 2010. "The Long Haul Effects of Interest Arbitration: The Case of New York State's Taylor Law," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 63(4), pages 565-584, July.

    Cited by:

    1. Michele Campolieti & Chris Riddell, 2020. "Does Mediation-Arbitration Reduce Arbitration Rates? Evidence from a Natural Experiment," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 73(1), pages 211-235, January.
    2. Richard P. Chaykowski, 2019. "Time to Tweak or Re-boot? Assessing the Interest Arbitration Process in Canadian Industrial Relations," C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, C.D. Howe Institute, issue 539, April.

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NEP Fields

NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 4 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (3) 2015-12-01 2018-10-08 2019-01-21
  2. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (2) 2018-10-08 2019-01-21
  3. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2015-12-01 2019-01-21
  4. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (2) 2018-10-08 2019-01-21
  5. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2015-12-01
  6. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2018-03-19
  7. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2015-12-01
  8. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2018-03-19
  9. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2015-12-01
  10. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2018-03-19
  11. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2015-12-01

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