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Browsing Economics and Business Working Papers Series by Subject "ability"

Browsing Economics and Business Working Papers Series by Subject "ability"

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  • Ortega, Francesc; Tanaka, Ryuichi (2007-01-01)
    This paper studies the effect of parental education on the educational attainment of children in the US for cohorts born after 1910. Importantly, we allow for cohort-specific differences by gender. Our estimates show that ...
  • Azmat, Ghazala; Möller, Marc (2012-01-01)
    Do the contests with the largest prizes attract the most able contestants? To what extent do contestants avoid competition? In this paper, we show, theoretically and empirically, that the distribution of abilities plays a ...
  • Cassiman, Bruno (1998-08-01)
    This paper analyzes the formation of Research Corporations as an alternative governance structure for performing R&D compared to pursuing in-house R&D projects. Research Corporations are private for-profit research ...

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