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[Photo: Jordi BLANES I VIDAL] Dr Jordi BLANES I VIDAL
Research Associate - Growth
Tel:  020 7955 6041
Email: J.Blanes-I-Vidal@lse.ac.uk



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Expertise: Organizational Economics; Political Economy.

Biography:

Jordi Blanes i Vidal is a Research Associate and a Lecturer in Managerial Economics and Strategy at LSE. His research studies decision-making in organizations and teams, social connections in the English Judiciary and in the US congress, and the effect of feedback on relative performance on workers' productivity.

Education:

  • PhD London School of Economics, 2004
  • MSc London School of Economics, 1999
  • BSc University of Valencia, 1998

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

  • London School of Economics - Managerial Economics and Strategy

Selected Publications:

  • When Should Leaders Share Information with their Subordinates?, Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Marc Moller; Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2007, 16: 251-283

  • Delegation of Decision Rights and the Winner's Curse; Jordi Blanes i Vidal; Economics Letters; 2007, 94: 163-169

CEP Publications

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CEP Discussion Paper
Is Distance Dead? Face-to-Face Communication and Productivity in Teams Diego Battiston, Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier
March 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1473:
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JEL Classification: D23; M11


Tags: teamwork; face-to-face communication; distance; organisations

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CEP Discussion Paper
Team Adaptation Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Marc Möller
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1421:
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JEL Classification: D02; D23; L29


Tags: teams; organizations; communication; disclosure; adaptation; motivation

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CentrePiece Article
In brief... Rapid response policing: the impact on crime detection Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier
February 2016
Paper No' CEPCP467:
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CentrePiece 20 (3) Winter 2015/2016


JEL Classification: D29; K40


Tags: police; crime; organisational performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Effect of Police Response Time on Crime Detection Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Tom Kirchmaier
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1376:
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JEL Classification: D29; K40


Tags: police crime; organisational performance

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CEP Discussion Paper
Decision–Making and Implementation in Teams Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Marc Möller
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1208:
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JEL Classification: D02; D23; L29


Tags: teams; adaptation; motivation; decision–making; incentives

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CentrePiece Article
The returns to lobbying Jordi Blanes i Vidal, Mirko Draca and Christian Fons-Rosen
February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP360:
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CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter 2012

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CEP Discussion Paper
Revolving Door Lobbyists Jordi Blanes i Vidal, Mirko Draca and Christian Fons-Rosen
August 2010
Paper No' CEPDP0993:
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JEL Classification: H11; J24; J45


Tags: lobbying; revolving door; us congress; political connections; political elites

Development Discussion Paper
Pandering Judges Jordi Blanes i Vidal and Clare Leaver
September 2008
Paper No' EOPP 002:
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JEL Classification: H11; J44; J45; J70


Tags: electoral accountability; judges; promotion decisions