Jed DeVaro

California State University, East Bay

The Wang Family Professor

25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard

Hayward, CA California 94542

United States

http://www2.cbe.csueastbay.edu/fac_page/final/index.php?id=308

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Gender Bias in Power Relationships: Evidence from Police Traffic Stops

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management, California State University, East Bay, Cornell University and Indiana University Bloomington - O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
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Gender discrimination, police, traffic stops

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Job Characteristics and Labor Market Discrimination in Promotions: New Theory and Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Aug 2012
Jed DeVaro, Suman Ghosh and Cindy Zoghi
California State University, East Bay, Florida Atlantic University - Department of Economics and U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Discrimination, Promotions, Asymmetric Information

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Compensation and Intrinsic Motivation in Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Jul 2015
Jed DeVaro, Nan L. Maxwell and Hodaka Morita
California State University, East Bay, Mathematica Policy Research and Hitotsubashi University - Institute of Economic Research
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nonprofits, incentive pay, intrinsic motivation, compensating differentials, fringe benefits, training

Strategic Shirking: A Theoretical Analysis of Multitasking and Specialization

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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multitasking, specialization, product market volatility, job design, strategic shirking

Strategic Shirking: A Theoretical Analysis of Multitasking and Specialization

International Economic Review, Vol. 57, No. 2 (May 2016), pp. 507-532, https://www.jstor.org/stable/44075357
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Feb 2023
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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multitasking, specialization, product market volatility, job design, strategic shirking

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Strategic Shirking in Promotion Tournaments

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2013
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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tournaments, promotions, strategic shirking, Putt's law

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Big Fish in Small (and Big) Ponds - A Study of Careers

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
California State University, East Bay, University of Cologne, University of Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Department of Finance and Bielefeld University
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careers, promotions, private information about worker ability, asymmetric learning, job-assignment signaling, big fish, big pond, small fish, small pond

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Motivation and Performance of User-Contributors: Evidence from a CQA Forum

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
California State University, East Bay, University of Colorado at Boulder, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology and Yahoo Research
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User-generated content; crowdsourcing; contest; multitasking

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Firm Choice and Career Success — Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2020
Bielefeld University, University of Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Department of Finance, University of Cologne and California State University, East Bay
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Firm choice, big and small pond, career, self-selection, signaling, learning

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Pay-for-(Persistent)-Luck: CEO Bonuses Under Relational and Formal Contracting

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 May 2014
Jed DeVaro, Jin-Hyuk Kim and Nick Vikander
California State University, East Bay, University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Copenhagen
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relational contracts, CEO compensation, pay-for-luck

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Strategic Shirking in Competitive Labor Markets: A General Model of Multi-Task Promotion Tournaments with Employer Learning

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2018
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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strategic shirking, promotions, classic and market-based tournaments, symmetric learning, asymmetric learning, inefficient job assignments, inefficient effort allocation

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Advertising and Labor Market Matching: A Tour Through the Times

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2014
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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labor market matching, recruitment, job search, newspaper advertising

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An Empirical Analysis of Risk, Incentives and the Delegaton of Worker Authority

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 63, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Fidan Ana Kurtulus and Jed DeVaro
University of Massachusetts Amherst and California State University, East Bay
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Agency Theory, Risk versus Incentives Tradeoff, Delegation of Worker Authority

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Wage Theft, Market Power, and Outsourcing: The Case of H-1B Workers

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2022
Jed DeVaro and Peter Norlander
California State University, East Bay and Loyola University Chicago, Quinlan School of Business, Department of Management
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wage theft, guest workers, H-1B workers, labor market competition, wage and hour laws, monopsony labor market

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What Types of Organizations Benefit from Team Production, and How Do They Benefit?

Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor Managed Firms, Vol. 9, pp. 3-56, 2006
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Fidan Ana Kurtulus and Jed DeVaro
University of Massachusetts Amherst and California State University, East Bay
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teams, financial performance, labor productivity, product quality, firm characteristics

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New Evidence on Gender Difference in Promotion Rates: An Empirical Analysis of a Sample of New Hires

NBER Working Paper No. w12321
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2022
Francine D. Blau and Jed DeVaro
Cornell University - Department of Economics and California State University, East Bay
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The Retention Consequences of Caps on Executive Compensation During Financial Crises

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Jed DeVaro and Scott Fung
California State University, East Bay and California State University, East Bay
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Executive Compensation, Retention, Corporate Bailouts, Financially Distressed Firms

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Using 'Opposing Responses' and Relative Performance to Distinguish Empirically Among Alternative Models of Promotions

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Jed DeVaro
California State University, East Bay
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classic tournaments, market-based tournaments, promotions

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Was the Disinflation of the Early 1980s Anticipated?

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 81, no. 4, Fall 1995, pp. 41-59
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Nov 2012
Jed DeVaro and Michael Dotsey
California State University, East Bay and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
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New Evidence on Gender Differences in Promotion Rates: An Empirical Analysis of a Sample of New Hires

Industrial Relations 46(3): 511-50, 2006
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Feb 2023
Francine D. Blau and Jed DeVaro
Cornell University - Department of Economics and California State University, East Bay
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Promotions, gender differences in promotions, wage gains from promotions

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Promotions and Incentives In Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations

Industrial and Labor Relations Review 60(3), 311–339, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Feb 2023
Jed DeVaro and Dana Samuelson
California State University, East Bay and CNA Corporation
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Nonprofit, for-profit, incentives, promotions, promotions and wages in nonprofits

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The Effects of Self-Managed and Closely-Managed Teams on Labor Productivity and Product Quality: An Empirical Analysis of a Cross Section of Establishments

Industrial Relations 47(4): 659-97, 2008
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Feb 2023
Jed DeVaro
California State University, East Bay
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Teams, self-managed teams, autonomous teams, labor productivity, product quality

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Teams, Autonomy, and the Financial Performance of Firms

Industrial Relations 45(2): 217-69, 2005
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Feb 2023
Jed DeVaro
California State University, East Bay
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Teams, autonomy, financial performance, self-managed teams, closely-managed teams

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Employer Recruitment Strategies and the Labor Market Outcomes of New Hires

Economic Inquiry 43(2): 263-82, 2004
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Feb 2023
Jed DeVaro
California State University, East Bay
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recruitment strategies, screening strategies, starting wages, hiring speed, match quality

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Work Schedules

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Mar 2024
Jed DeVaro
California State University, East Bay
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work schedules, work hours, flextime, flexible work practices, diminishing returns

Work Schedules

IZA Discussion Paper No. 17061
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Jun 2024
Jed DeVaro
California State University, East Bay
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work hours, labor productivity, human resources management practices, flextime, work-life flexibility, workplace flexibility, work schedules, scheduling, working from home, flexible work practices, diminishing returns

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Errors in Variables and Lending Discrimination

FRB Richmond Economic Quarterly, vol. 81, no. 3, Summer 1995, pp. 19-32
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Nov 2012
Jed DeVaro and Jeffrey M. Lacker
California State University, East Bay and Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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The Relationship between Delegation and Incentives across Occupations: Evidence and Theory

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Feb 2023
Jed DeVaro and Suraj Prasad
California State University, East Bay and The University of Sydney
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incentive pay, delegation of authority, complex jobs

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Job Characteristics and Labor Market Discrimination in Promotions

DeVaro, Jed, Suman Ghosh, and Cindy Zoghi. 2018. 'Job Characteristics and Labor Market Discrimination in Promotions.' Industrial Relations 57(3): 389-434.
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Feb 2023
Jed DeVaro, Suman Ghosh and Cindy Zoghi
California State University, East Bay, Florida Atlantic University - Department of Economics and U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics
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racial discrimination, promotions, asymmetric learning

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An Empirical Analysis of Risk, Incentives and the Delegation of Worker Authority

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 63, No. 4, 2010
Posted: 12 Oct 2010
Jed DeVaro and Fidan Ana Kurtulus
California State University, East Bay and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Agency Theory, Risk versus Incentives Tradeoff, Delegation of Worker Authority, Performance Pay