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‘Old boy networks’ have not been rendered obsolete by modern communications technology. That is one of the conclusions of a study of global online labour markets by Christopher Stanton and Catherine Thomas. Their researc...Read more...
Christopher Stanton and Catherine Thomas
22 February 2016
Why did productivity rise during recent recessions? One possibility is that average worker quality increased. A second is that each incumbent worker produced more. The second effect is termed “making do with less.” Using...Read more...
Edward P. Lazear, Kathryn L. Shaw and Christopher Stanton
19 December 2014
Online markets for remote labor services allow workers and firms to contract with each other directly. Despite this, intermediaries - called outsourcing agencies - have emerged in these markets. This paper shows that age...Read more...
28 November 2014