Lucia Foster

U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies

4700 Silver Hill Road

Washington, DC 20233

United States

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Management in America

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-13-01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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management, productivity, organization

Management in America

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 13-01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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management, productivity, organization

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The Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs: An Introduction

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-15-40R
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 12 May 2016
Lucia Foster and Patrice Norman
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
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The Evolution of National Retail Chains: How We Got Here

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 15-10
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census and University of Maryland
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Reallocation, Firm Turnover, and Efficiency: Selection on Productivity or Profitability?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1705
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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productivity dynamics, market selection, reallocation

Reallocation, Firm Turnover, and Efficiency: Selection on Productivity or Profitability?

NBER Working Paper No. w11555
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Wage and Productivity Dispersion in U.S. Manufacturing: The Role of Computer Investment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Sep 2002
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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Wages, Productivity, Dispersion

Wage and Productivity Dispersion in U.S. Manufacturing: The Role of Computer Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w7465
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 May 2000 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2001
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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Characteristics of the Top R&D Performing Firms in the U.S.: Evidence from the Survey of Industrial R&D

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-10-33
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Lucia Foster and Cheryl Grim
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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Aggregate Productivity Growth: Lessons from Microeconomic Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w6803
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 07 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2010
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and C.J. Krizan
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Banco de España
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The Management and Organizational Practices Survey (MOPS): An Overview

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-16-28
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
US Census Bureau, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau and University of Maryland
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A Portrait of Firms that Invest in R&D

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-16-41
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Oct 2016
Lucia Foster, Cheryl Grim and Nikolas Jason Zolas
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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What Drives Differences in Management?

NBER Working Paper No. w23300
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Apr 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, Stanford University, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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What Drives Differences in Management?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10724
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 May 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, Stanford University, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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learning, competition, productivity, management

What Drives Differences in Management?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11995
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 May 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, Stanford University, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Competition, learning, Management, productivity

Reallocation in the Great Recession: Cleansing or Not?

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 13-42
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Lucia Foster, Cheryl Grim and John Haltiwanger
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Reallocation in the Great Recession: Cleansing or Not?

NBER Working Paper No. w20427
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
Lucia Foster, Cheryl Grim and John Haltiwanger
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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The Link between Aggregate and Micro Productivity Growth: Evidence from Retail Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w9120
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and C.J. Krizan
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Banco de España
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Business-Level Expectations and Uncertainty

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Dec 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, Stanford University, University of Maryland and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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uncertainty, expectations, investment, employment

Customer-Employee Substitution: Evidence from Gasoline Stations

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 15-45
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2017
Emek Basker, Lucia Foster and Shawn D. Klimek
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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Customer-employee substitution, retail, gasoline station, self service, full service, outsourcing

Customer‐Employee Substitution: Evidence from Gasoline Stations

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 876-896, 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Emek Basker, Lucia Foster and Shawn D. Klimek
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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Resolving the Tension between Access and Confidentiality: Past Experience and Future Plans at the U.S. Census Bureau

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. 09-33
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Lucia Foster, Ron S. Jarmin and Lynn Riggs
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
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The Slow Growth of New Plants: Learning About Demand?

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-12-06
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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The Slow Growth of New Plants: Learning About Demand?

NBER Working Paper No. w17853
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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The Slow Growth of New Plants: Learning About Demand?

Economica, Vol. 83, Issue 329, pp. 91-129, 2016
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Macro and Micro Dynamics of Productivity: From Devilish Details to Insights

NBER Working Paper No. w23666
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2017
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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An Analysis of Key Differences in Micro Data: Results from the Business List Comparison Project

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 08-28
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2009
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census and Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Business register, business list

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Innovation, Productivity Dispersion, and Productivity Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w24420
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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IT and Management in America

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9886
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau, Stanford University, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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IT, management, organization, productivity