Saul Lach

Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics

Mount Scopus

Jerusalem, 91905

Israel

http://economics.huji.ac.il/facultye/saul/saul.html

CEPR

Research Associate

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Technological Change and the Make-or-Buy Decision

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12/24
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 May 2012
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Columbia University
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Outsourcing and Technological Innovations: A Firm-Level Analysis

IZA Working Paper No. 3334
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2008
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Columbia University
Downloads 164 (152,601)
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Abstract:

technological change, outsourcing

Outsourcing and Technological Innovations: A Firm-Level Analysis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6731
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Columbia University
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outsourcing, technological change

Together but Apart: ICT and Productivity Growth in Israel

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
Saul Lach, Gil Shiff and Manuel Trajtenberg
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
Downloads 159 (156,756)
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ICT, productivity growth, GPT

Together but Apart: ICT and Productivity Growth in Israel

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6732
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Saul Lach, Gil Shiff and Manuel Trajtenberg
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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GPT, ICT, productivity growth

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Citation 25

Outsourcing and Technological Change

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4678
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Columbia University
Downloads 54 (324,083)
Citation 25

Abstract:

outsourcing, technological change

Outsourcing and Technological Change

NBER Working Paper No. w11158
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Mar 2005
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Columbia University
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Citation 25

Abstract:

Outsourcing and Technological Change

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5082
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Oct 2005
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Columbia University
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Technological change, outsourcing

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Citation 47

Incentives and Invention in Universities

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EI33
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Saul Lach and Mark A. Schankerman
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science
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Citation 47

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Incentives and Invention in Universities

NBER Working Paper No. w9727
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2011
Saul Lach and Mark A. Schankerman
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science
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Citation 47

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Incentives and Invention in Universities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3916
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Jul 2003
Saul Lach and Mark A. Schankerman
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science
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Incentives, royalties, licensing, technology transfer, academic research, intellectual property

Incentives and Invention in Universities

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Saul Lach and Mark A. Schankerman
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science

Abstract:

Laffer effect, AUTM Annual Licensing Surveys, NRC National Survey of Graduate Faculty, Royalties, Incentives, Technology transfer, Private colleges, Academic research, Licensing strategies, Faculty, Colleges & universities, Inventions

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Citation 3

Asymmetric Price Effects of Competition

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 797
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Jul 2009
VU University Amsterdam and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
Downloads 50 (336,366)
Citation 3

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Asymmetric, Price, Effects, Competition

Asymmetric Price Effects of Competition

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 09-049/2
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 33 (397,259)
Citation 3

Abstract:

gasoline prices, imperfect information, number of firms and price distribution

Asymmetric Price Effects of Competition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7319
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and VU University Amsterdam
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gasoline prices, imperfect information, number of firms, price distribution

Do R&D Subsidies Stimulate or Displace Private R&D? Evidence from Israel

NBER Working Paper No. w7943
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Sep 2000
Saul Lach
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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Citation 47

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Do R&D Subsidies Stimulate or Displace Private R&D? Evidence from Israel

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 50, pp. 369-390, 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Feb 2003
Saul Lach
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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The Evolution of the Demand for Temporary Help Supply Employment in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w7427
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Feb 2000
Marcello M. Estevão and Saul Lach
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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Is "Learning-by-Exporting" Important? Micro-Dynamic Evidence from Colombia, Mexico and Morocco

NBER Working Paper No. w5715
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2010
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (358,963)
Citation 299

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Measuring Temporary Labor Outsourcing in U.S. Manufacturing

NBER Working Paper No. w7421
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 May 2000
Marcello M. Estevão and Saul Lach
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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Measuring Temporary Labor Outsourcing in U.S. Manufacturing

FEDS Working Paper No. 99-57
Posted: 04 Feb 2000
Marcello M. Estevão and Saul Lach
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Western Hemisphere Department and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Using Elicited Choice Probabilities to Estimate Random Utility Models: Preferences for Electricity Reliability

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Bank of Israel - Research Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Downloads 16 (487,635)
Citation 4

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Using Elicited Choice Probabilities to Estimate Random Utility Models: Preferences for Electricity Reliability

NBER Working Paper No. w14451
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Bank of Israel - Research Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

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Using Elicited Choice Probabilities to Estimate Random Utility Models: Preferences for Electricity Reliability

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7030
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Bank of Israel - Research Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Choice probabilities, stated choices, WTP for electricity reliability

Using Elicited Choice Probabilities to Estimate Random Utility Models: Preferences for Electricity Reliability

International Economic Review, Vol. 51, Issue 2, pp. 421-440, May 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 May 2010
Bank of Israel - Research Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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R&D, Investment and Industry Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w4060
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Saul Lach and Rafael Rob
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Citation 7

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R&D, Investment and Industry Dynamics

J. OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
Posted: 09 Jul 1998
Saul Lach and Rafael Rob
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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The Diffusion of Technology and Inequality Among Nations

NBER Working Paper No. w3732
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2012
Boyan Jovanovic and Saul Lach
New York University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
Downloads 24 (423,313)
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Existence and Persistence of Price Dispersion: An Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w8737
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jan 2002
Saul Lach
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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Citation 33

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The Interaction between Capital Investment and R&D in Science-Based Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w2377
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Saul Lach and Mark A. Schankerman
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science
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Citation 18

Immigration and Prices

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5083
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Oct 2005
Saul Lach
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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Demand changes, price changes, search, immigration

Immigration and Prices

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 115, No. 4, 2007
Posted: 20 Dec 2007
Saul Lach
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics

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Diffusion Lags and Aggregate Fluctuations. New Name: Product Innovation and the Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w4455
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2012
Boyan Jovanovic and Saul Lach
New York University - Department of Economics and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics
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Better Late than Early: Vertical Differentiation in the Adoption of a New Technology

NBER Working Paper No. w4473
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jul 2010
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (449,016)
Citation 18

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Staggering and Synchronization in Price-Setting: Evidence from Multipro-Duct Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w4759
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Saul Lach and Daniel Tsiddon
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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Government Financing of R&D: A Mechanism Design Approach

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12199
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Aug 2017
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science
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additionality, entrepreneurship, government nance, innovation, mechanism design, R&D, start-ups

21.

Retail Prices in a City

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11590
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Nov 2016
Alon Eizenberg, Saul Lach and Merav Yiftach
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Government of the State of Israel - Israel Central Bureau of Statistics
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consumer mobility, Retail prices, spatial segmentation

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Consumers' Activism: The Facebook Boycott of Cottage Cheese

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10460
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Mar 2015
Igal Hendel, Saul Lach and Yossi Spiegel
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration
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consumer boycott, price elasticities, social media

23.

Asymmetric Price Effects of Competition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10456
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Mar 2015
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and VU University Amsterdam
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distribution of price information, number of competitors, price dispersion

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The Transmission of Longevity Across Generations

Posted: 28 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2008
Saul Lach, Yaacov Ritov and Avi Simhon
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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longevity, nature vs nurture

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Staggering and Synchronization in Price-Setting: Evidence from Multiproduct Firms

AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, Vol. 86, No. 5, December 1996
Posted: 24 Feb 1997
Saul Lach and Daniel Tsiddon
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics

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Is Learning-by-Exporting Important? Micro-dynamic Evidence from Colombia, Mexico and Morocco

SERIES NAME: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Finance and Economics Discussion Series; FEDS PAPER NUMBER: (96-30)
Posted: 10 Jan 1997
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics

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