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Homepage:http://laf.bus.umich.edu
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Postal address:Ross School of Business University of Michigan 701 Tappan Street Ann Arbor MI 48109
Workplace:Department of Business Economics and Public Policy, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Brighter Prospects? Assessing the Franchise Advantage using Census Data
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (2019)
  2. The Quality of Institutions and Organizational Form Decisions: Evidence from Within the Firm
    Post-Print, HAL
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (2017)

2016

  1. Financial constraints and moral hazard: The case of franchising
    DICE Discussion Papers, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2013) Downloads View citations (3)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
    DICE Discussion Papers, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) (2013) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2017)

2014

  1. Do Large Modern Retailers Pay Premium Wages?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in ILR Review (2015)
  2. Serial Entrepreneurship: Learning by Doing?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2016)

2013

  1. Financial Constraints and Franchising Decisions
    2013 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
  2. Organizational Form and Performance: Evidence from the Hotel Industry
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (13)
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2008)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2013)

2009

  1. The Effect of Regulatory Uncertainty on Organizational Form Decisions: Evidence from Within the Firm
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (2)

2007

  1. Vertical Integration and Firm Boundaries: The Evidence
    Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (237)
    Also in The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (232)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2007)

2006

  1. Firm Survival and Growth in Retail and Service Industries: Evidence from Franchised Chains
    Working Papers, School of Business, The George Washington University Downloads

2002

  1. Contracting in the Absence of Specific Investments and Moral Hazard: Understanding Carrier-Driver Relations in U.S. Trucking
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
  2. The Role of Residual Claims and Self-Enforcement in Franchise Contracting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

2001

  1. International Franchising: Evidence from US and Canadian Franchisors in Mexico
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Targeting Managerial Control: Evidence from Franchising
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2005)

1998

  1. Incentive Contracting and the Franchise Decision
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)

1996

  1. Retail Contracting: Theory and Practice
    G.R.E.Q.A.M., Universite Aix-Marseille III View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Industrial Economics (1997)
  2. The Characteristics of Multi-Unit Ownership in Franchising: Evidence from Fast-Food Restaurants in Texas
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Dynamics of Franchise Contracting: Evidence from Panel Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1999)

1995

  1. Pricing Decisions in Franchised Chains: A Look at the Restaurant and Fast-Food Industry
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)

1990

  1. AN EMPIRICAL LOOK AT FRANCHISE CONTRACTS AS SIGNALING DEVICES
    GSIA Working Papers, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business View citations (5)

1988

  1. CONTRACT THEORY AND FRANCHISING: SOME EMPIRICAL RESULTS
    GSIA Working Papers, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business View citations (4)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Brighter prospects? Assessing the franchise advantage using census data
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2019, 28, (2), 175-197 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2017

  1. Financial Constraints and Moral Hazard: The Case of Franchising
    Journal of Political Economy, 2017, 125, (6), 2082 - 2125 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. The Quality of Institutions and Organizational Form Decisions: Evidence from Within the Firm
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2017, 26, (2), 375-402 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2016

  1. Price Delegation and Performance Pay: Evidence from Industrial Sales Forces
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2016, 32, (3), 508-544 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Serial Entrepreneurship: Learning by Doing?
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2016, 34, (S2), S217 - S254 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2015

  1. Do Large Modern Retailers Pay Premium Wages?
    ILR Review, 2015, 68, (3), 633-665 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Economics at the FTC: Fraud, Mergers and Exclusion
    Review of Industrial Organization, 2015, 47, (4), 371-398 Downloads
  3. Formula Pricing and Profit Sharing in Inter‐Firm Contracts
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2015, 36, (1), 33-43 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Franchising: Directions for Future Research
    International Journal of the Economics of Business, 2014, 21, (1), 21-25 Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Organizational Form and Performance: Evidence from the Hotel Industry
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 95, (4), 1303-1323 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Too Far Away? The Effect of Distance to Headquarters on Business Establishment Performance
    American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2013, 5, (3), 157-79 Downloads View citations (36)

2012

  1. Much ado about chains: A research agenda
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2012, 30, (3), 303-308 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Using Revenue Sharing to Implement Flexible Prices: Evidence from Movie Exhibition Contracts
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2012, 60, (2), 187-219 Downloads View citations (9)

2010

  1. Markets: State Franchise Laws, Dealer Terminations, and the Auto Crisis
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, 24, (3), 233-50 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. SURVIVAL AND GROWTH IN RETAIL AND SERVICE INDUSTRIES: EVIDENCE FROM FRANCHISED CHAINS
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2010, 58, (3), 542-578 Downloads View citations (22)

2009

  1. Do Labor Market Rigidities Have Microeconomic Effects? Evidence from within the Firm
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1, (2), 88-127 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. The deregulation of international trucking in the European Union: form and effect
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2009, 35, (1), 19-44 Downloads View citations (4)

2007

  1. Vertical Integration and Firm Boundaries: The Evidence
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2007, 45, (3), 629-685 Downloads View citations (217)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Vertical Restraints Fundamentals for MBAs
    Journal of Industrial Organization Education, 2006, 1, (1), 1-30 Downloads

2005

  1. Targeting Managerial Control: Evidence from Franchising
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2005, 36, (1), 131-150 View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2004

  1. International Franchising Practices in Mexico: Do Franchisors Customize Their Contracts&quest
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2004, 13, (1), 95-123 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Multi-unit Ownership in Franchising: Evidence from the Fast-Food Industry in Texas
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2004, 35, (4), 747-761 View citations (33)

2000

  1. Créance résiduelle et flux de rentes comme mécanismes incitatifs dans les contrats de franchise: compléments ou substituts ?
    Revue d'Économie Industrielle, 2000, 92, (1), 255-276 Downloads View citations (1)

1999

  1. Franchising versus corporate ownership: The effect on price dispersion
    Journal of Business Venturing, 1999, 14, (1), 17-34 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. The Dynamics of Franchise Contracting: Evidence from Panel Data
    Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 107, (5), 1041-1080 Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1998

  1. Franchising growth and franchisor entry and exit in the U.S. market: Myth and reality
    Journal of Business Venturing, 1998, 13, (2), 95-112 Downloads View citations (15)

1997

  1. Retail Contracting: Theory and Practice
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 1997, 45, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1996

  1. Retail contracting and costly monitoring: Theory and evidence
    European Economic Review, 1996, 40, (3-5), 923-932 Downloads View citations (27)

1995

  1. Double-Sided Moral Hazard and the Nature of Share Contracts
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1995, 26, (4), 761-781 Downloads View citations (163)
  2. Franchise contracting, organization, and regulation: Introduction
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 1995, 2, (1-2), 1-7 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The role of risk in franchising
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 1995, 2, (1-2), 39-74 Downloads View citations (30)

1994

  1. Costs of Control: The
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1994, 37, (2), 417-53 Downloads View citations (27)

1993

  1. Contractual Arrangements as Signaling Devices: Evidence from Franchising
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1993, 9, (2), 256-89 View citations (44)

1992

  1. Agency Theory and Franchising: Some Empirical Results
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1992, 23, (2), 263-283 Downloads View citations (230)

1986

  1. Obtaining any Wald statistic you want
    Economics Letters, 1986, 21, (1), 35-40 Downloads View citations (23)

Books

2011

  1. The Economics of Franchising
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (1)

Edited books

2005

  1. Franchise Contracting and Organization
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

Chapters

2012

  1. Inter-Firm Contracts
    A chapter in : The Handbook of Organizational Economics, 2012 View citations (3)

2009

  1. Within-firm Labor Productivity across Countries: A Case Study
    A chapter in International Differences in the Business Practices and Productivity of Firms, 2009, pp 137-172 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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