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Details about Alan Benson

Workplace:Institute for Work & Employment Research (IWER), Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers


  1. Learning to Discriminate on the Job
    Working Paper Series, Stockholm University, Swedish Institute for Social Research Downloads


  1. Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy? Experimental Evidence from an Online Labor Market
    Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2015) Downloads View citations (4)
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group (2018) Downloads
  2. Promotions and the Peter Principle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

Journal Articles


  1. Are Bonus Pools Driven by Their Incentive Effects? Evidence from Fluctuations in Gainsharing Incentives
    ILR Review, 2018, 71, (3), 567-599 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. A Theory of Dual Job Search and Sex-Based Occupational Clustering
    Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 2015, 54, (3), 367-400 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Do Agents Game Their Agents' Behavior? Evidence from Sales Managers
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2015, 33, (4), 863 - 890 Downloads View citations (8)


  1. Rethinking the Two-Body Problem: The Segregation of Women Into Geographically Dispersed Occupations
    Demography, 2014, 51, (5), 1619-1639 Downloads View citations (33)


  1. Firm-sponsored general education and mobility frictions: Evidence from hospital sponsorship of nursing schools and faculty
    Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32, (1), 149-159 Downloads View citations (14)


  1. The Long Haul Effects of Interest Arbitration: The Case of New York State's Taylor Law
    ILR Review, 2010, 63, (4), 565-584 Downloads View citations (7)
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