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Homepage:http://web.mit.edu/rgibbons/www/index.html
Workplace:Economics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (more information at EDIRC)
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2011

  1. The Diversity of Concentrated Prescribing Behavior: An Application to Antipsychotics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Inside Organizations: Pricing, Politics, and Path Dependence
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2010)
  2. Integration and Information: Markets and Hierarchies Revisited
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Rational-Expectations Equilibrium in Intermediate Good Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2005

  1. Comparative Advantage, Learning, and Sectoral Wage Determination
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (30)
    CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO (2002) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2005)

2003

  1. Enriching a Theory of Wage and Promotion Dynamics Inside Firms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management (2003) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2006)

1999

  1. Contingent Social Utiltiy in the Prisoner's Dilemma
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2001)

1998

  1. A Theory of Wage and Promotion Dynamics in Internal Labor Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Dissolving a Partnership Efficiently
    Papers of Peter Cramton, University of Maryland, Department of Economics - Peter Cramton Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1985)

    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1987)
  3. Incentives in Organizations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (1998)

1997

  1. An Introduction to Applicable Game Theory
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (1997)
  2. Implicit Contracts and the Theory of the Firm
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

1996

  1. Incentives and Careers in Organizations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (45)

1994

  1. Learning and Wage Dynamics*
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1991) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1996)

1993

  1. Getting Together and Breaking Apart: The Decline of Centralised Collective Bargaining
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Chapter (1995)
  2. Subjective Performance Measures in Optimal Incentive Contracts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1994)

1992

  1. Does Executive Compensation Affect Investment?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (1992)

1991

  1. Layoffs and Lemons
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (206)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. (1989) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1989) View citations (24)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1989) Downloads View citations (192)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1991)
  2. Optimal Incentive Contracts in the Presence of Career Concerns: Theory and Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (235)
    Also in Working Papers, Rochester, Business - Managerial Economics Research Center (1990) View citations (1)
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1990) View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1992)
  3. Relative Performance Evaluation for Chief Executive Officers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1989) View citations (11)
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. (1989) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Industrial and Labor Relations Review (1990)

1989

  1. CHEAP TALK WITH TWO AUDIENCES
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (62)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1989)
  2. DOES UNMEASURED ABILITY EXPLAIN INTER-INDUSTRY WAGE DIFFERENCES
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (17)
  3. Does Unmeasured Ability Explain Inter-Industry Wage Differentials?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (1992)

1988

  1. Cheap Talk Can Matter in Bargaining
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1988) Downloads
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1988)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (1989)
  2. Cheap Talk with Two Audiences: A Taxonomy
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley View citations (1)
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1988) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Cheap Talk, Neologisms, and Bargaining
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1988) Downloads
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1988)
  4. Learning In Equilibrium Models of Arbitration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1988) View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1988)

1987

  1. Simultaneous Signaling to the Capital and Product Markets
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (1)
    Also in Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management (1987) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1988)

1986

  1. Cheap Talk in Bargaining Games
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley View citations (1)
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1986) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics (1986) View citations (1)
  2. Piece-Rate Incentive Schemes
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1987)

Journal Articles

2012

  1. Organization and Information: Firms' Governance Choices in Rational-Expectations Equilibrium
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (4), 1813-1841 Downloads View citations (4)

2010

  1. Inside Organizations: Pricing, Politics, and Path Dependence
    Annual Review of Economics, 2010, 2, (1), 337-365 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Transaction-Cost Economics: Past, Present, and Future?
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2010, 112, (2), 263-288 Downloads View citations (10)

2008

  1. Strategic alliances: Bridges between "islands of conscious power"
    Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2008, 22, (2), 146-163 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Chapter (2008)

2006

  1. Enriching a Theory of Wage and Promotion Dynamics inside Firms
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2006, 24, (1), 59-108 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. What the Folk Theorem doesn't tell us
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2006, 15, (2), 381-386 View citations (2)

2005

  1. Comparative Advantage, Learning, and Sectoral Wage Determination
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2005, 23, (4), 681-724 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Four forma(lizable) theories of the firm?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2005, 58, (2), 200-245 Downloads View citations (103)
  3. Incentives Between Firms (and Within)
    Management Science, 2005, 51, (1), 2-17 Downloads View citations (19)
  4. What is Economic Sociology and Should any Economists Care?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2005, 19, (1), 3-7 Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. Task-Specific Human Capital
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (2), 203-207 Downloads View citations (35)

2003

  1. How organizations behave: towards implications for economics and economic policy
    Conference Series ; [Proceedings], 2003, 48, (Jun) Downloads
  2. Team theory, garbage cans and real organizations: some history and prospects of economic research on decision-making in organizations
    Industrial and Corporate Change, 2003, 12, (4), 753-787 View citations (3)

2002

  1. How Communication Improves Efficiency in Bargaining Games
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2002, 38, (1), 127-155 Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Relational Contracts And The Theory Of The Firm
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117, (1), 39-84 Downloads View citations (185)

2001

  1. Bringing the Market inside the Firm?
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 212-218 Downloads View citations (25)
  2. Contingent social utility in the prisoners' dilemma
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2001, 45, (1), 1-17 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. A Theory Of Wage And Promotion Dynamics Inside Firms
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1999, 114, (4), 1321-1358 Downloads View citations (124)
  2. Informal Authority in Organizations
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 1999, 15, (1), 56-73 View citations (79)

1998

  1. Incentives in Organizations
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1998, 12, (4), 115-132 Downloads View citations (114)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1997

  1. An Introduction to Applicable Game Theory
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1997, 11, (1), 127-149 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1996

  1. Learning and Wage Dynamics
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1996, 111, (4), 1007-47 Downloads View citations (172)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1995

  1. Cheap Talk about Specific Investments
    Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 1995, 11, (2), 313-34 View citations (17)

1994

  1. Subjective Performance Measures in Optimal Incentive Contracts
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1994, 109, (4), 1125-56 Downloads View citations (265)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1992

  1. DOES EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AFFECT INVESTMENT?
    Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 1992, 5, (2), 99-109 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. Does Unmeasured Ability Explain Inter-industry Wage Differentials?
    Review of Economic Studies, 1992, 59, (3), 515-35 Downloads View citations (162)
    See also Working Paper (1989)
  3. Optimal Incentive Contracts in the Presence of Career Concerns: Theory and Evidence
    Journal of Political Economy, 1992, 100, (3), 468-505 Downloads View citations (241)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1991

  1. Layoffs and Lemons
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1991, 9, (4), 351-80 Downloads View citations (205)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1990

  1. Relative performance evaluation for chief executive officers
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1990, 43, (3), 30-51 View citations (150)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1989

  1. Cheap Talk with Two Audiences
    American Economic Review, 1989, 79, (5), 1214-23 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper (1989)
  2. Cheap talk can matter in bargaining
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1989, 48, (1), 221-237 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (1988)

1988

  1. Learning in Equilibrium Models of Arbitration
    American Economic Review, 1988, 78, (5), 896-912 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
  2. Simultaneous Signalling to the Capital and Product Markets
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1988, 19, (2), 173-190 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1987

  1. Dissolving a Partnership Efficiently
    Econometrica, 1987, 55, (3), 615-32 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. Piece-Rate Incentive Schemes
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1987, 5, (4), 413-29 Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

Books

2012

  1. The Handbook of Organizational Economics, vol 1
    Economics Books, Princeton University Press View citations (5)

Chapters

2012

  1. Decisions in Organizations
    (The Handbook of Organizational Economics)
    Princeton University Press View citations (1)
  2. Economic Theories of Incentives in Organizations
    (The Handbook of Organizational Economics)
    Princeton University Press
  3. Introduction
    (The Handbook of Organizational Economics)
    Princeton University Press Downloads
  4. What Do Managers Do?
    (The Handbook of Organizational Economics)
    Princeton University Press

2008

  1. Strategic alliances: Bridges between "islands of conscious power"
    A chapter in Organizational Innovation and Firm Performance, 2008, pp 146-163 View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (2008)

1999

  1. Careers in organizations: Theory and evidence
    Chapter 36 in Handbook of Labor Economics, 1999, vol. 3, Part B, pp 2373-2437 Downloads View citations (125)

1995

  1. Getting Together and Breaking Apart: The Decline of Centralized Collective Bargaining
    A chapter in Differences and Changes in Wage Structures, 1995, pp 345-370 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
 
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