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Mitchell Harvey Hoffman

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First Name:Mitchell
Middle Name:Harvey
Last Name:Hoffman
RePEc Short-ID:pho265
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105 St. George St. Toronto, ON M5S 3E6 Canada
Terminal Degree:2012 Department of Economics; University of California-Berkeley (from RePEc Genealogy)


Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto

Toronto, Canada
RePEc:edi:smtorca (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Shai Bernstein & Emanuele Colonnelli & Mitchell Hoffman & Benjamin Iverson, 2023. "Life After Death: A Field Experiment with Small Businesses on Information Frictions, Stigma, and Bankruptcy," NBER Working Papers 30933, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Zoe B. Cullen & Will S. Dobbie & Mitchell Hoffman, 2022. "Increasing the Demand for Workers with a Criminal Record," NBER Working Papers 29947, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Kevin A. Bryan & Mitchell Hoffman & Amir Sariri, 2022. "Information Frictions and Employee Sorting Between Startups," NBER Working Papers 30449, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Guido Friebel & Matthias Heinz & Mitchell Hoffman & Nick Zubanov, 2022. "What Do Employee Referral Programs Do? Measuring the Direct and Overall Effects of a Management Practice," ECONtribute Discussion Papers Series 164, University of Bonn and University of Cologne, Germany.
  5. Heinz, Matthias & Friebel, Guido & Hoffman, Mitchell & Zubanov, Nick, 2019. "What Do Employee Referral Programs Do?," CEPR Discussion Papers 13770, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  6. Mitchell Hoffman & Steven Tadelis, 2018. "People Management Skills, Employee Attrition, and Manager Rewards: An Empirical Analysis," NBER Working Papers 24360, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Hoffman, Mitchell & Burks, Stephen V., 2017. "Training Contracts, Employee Turnover, and the Returns from Firm-Sponsored General Training," IZA Discussion Papers 10835, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Hoffman, Mitchell & Burks, Stephen V., 2017. "Worker Overconfidence: Field Evidence and Implications for Employee Turnover and Returns from Training," IZA Discussion Papers 10794, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Alan Gerber & Mitchell Hoffman & John Morgan & Collin Raymond, 2017. "One in a Million: Field Experiments on Perceived Closeness of the Election and Voter Turnout," NBER Working Papers 23071, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Mitchell Hoffman & Elizabeth Lyons, 2016. "A Time to Make Laws and a Time to Fundraise? On the Relation between Salaries and Time Use for State Politicians," NBER Working Papers 22571, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Mitchell Hoffman & Lisa B. Kahn & Danielle Li, 2015. "Discretion in Hiring," NBER Working Papers 21709, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Gianmarco León & Mitchell Hoffman & Maria Lombardi, 2015. "Compulsory Voting, Turnout, and Government Spending: Evidence from Austria," Working Papers 856, Barcelona School of Economics.
  13. Mitchell Hoffman, 2014. "Training Contracts, Worker Overconfidence, and the Provision of Firm-Sponsored General Training," 2014 Meeting Papers 203, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  14. Burks, Stephen V. & Cowgill, Bo & Hoffman, Mitchell & Housman, Michael, 2013. "The Value of Hiring through Referrals," IZA Discussion Papers 7382, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  15. Mitchell Hoffman & Gianmarco Leon, 2011. "Social Networks and Voting," Working Papers 11-08, NET Institute, revised Nov 2011.


  1. Mitchell Hoffman & Steven Tadelis, 2021. "People Management Skills, Employee Attrition, and Manager Rewards: An Empirical Analysis," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 129(1), pages 243-285.
  2. Mitchell Hoffman & Stephen V. Burks, 2020. "Worker overconfidence: Field evidence and implications for employee turnover and firm profits," Quantitative Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 11(1), pages 315-348, January.
  3. Alan Gerber & Mitchell Hoffman & John Morgan & Collin Raymond, 2020. "One in a Million: Field Experiments on Perceived Closeness of the Election and Voter Turnout," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 12(3), pages 287-325, July.
  4. Mitchell Hoffman & Elizabeth Lyons, 2020. "A time to make laws and a time to fundraise? On the relation between salaries and time use for state politicians," Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 53(3), pages 1318-1358, August.
  5. Mitchell Hoffman & Lisa B Kahn & Danielle Li, 2018. "Discretion in Hiring," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 133(2), pages 765-800.
  6. Hoffman, Mitchell & León, Gianmarco & Lombardi, María, 2017. "Compulsory voting, turnout, and government spending: Evidence from Austria," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 145(C), pages 103-115.
  7. Mitchell Hoffman, 2017. "The value of hiring through employee referrals in developed countries," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 369-369, June.
  8. Mitchell Hoffman, 2016. "How is Information Valued? Evidence from Framed Field Experiments," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 126(595), pages 1884-1911, September.
  9. Stephen V. Burks & Bo Cowgill & Mitchell Hoffman & Michael Housman, 2015. "The Value of Hiring through Employee Referrals," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College, vol. 130(2), pages 805-839.
  10. Hoffman, Mitchell & Morgan, John, 2015. "Who's naughty? Who's nice? Experiments on whether pro-social workers are selected out of cutthroat business environments," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 109(C), pages 173-187.
  11. Mitchell Hoffman, 2011. "Does Higher Income Make You More Altruistic? Evidence from the Holocaust," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 93(3), pages 876-887, August.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 18 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-HRM: Human Capital and Human Resource Management (13) 2013-05-19 2014-08-25 2015-12-28 2016-09-04 2017-03-26 2017-04-09 2017-06-11 2017-06-25 2018-03-26 2019-07-22 2022-05-16 2022-05-30 2022-10-10. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, and Wages (9) 2013-05-19 2015-12-28 2017-03-26 2017-04-09 2017-06-11 2017-06-25 2018-03-26 2019-07-15 2022-05-16. Author is listed
  3. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (4) 2017-04-09 2017-06-11 2018-03-26 2022-10-10
  4. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (3) 2015-12-01 2016-05-21 2017-02-05
  5. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (3) 2017-02-05 2022-05-16 2023-03-27
  6. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (3) 2013-05-19 2016-09-04 2022-10-10
  7. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (3) 2015-12-01 2016-05-21 2017-02-05
  8. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2022-10-10 2023-03-27
  9. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (2) 2022-05-16 2022-05-30
  10. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2018-03-26
  11. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory and Applications (1) 2017-06-25
  12. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2022-05-16


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