Mitchell Hoffman

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

Assistant Professor

105 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E6 M5S1S4

Canada

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

The Facts About Referrals: Toward an Understanding of Employee Referral Networks

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2017
University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Systems Department
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Referrals, productivity, worker selection, innovation, patents, cognitive ability, non-cognitive ability, job testing

The Value of Hiring Through Referrals

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7382
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 18 May 2013
University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Systems Department
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referrals, productivity, worker selection, innovation, patents, cognitive ability, non-cognitive ability, job testing, call centers, high-tech, software, trucking, truck accidents

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Who's Naughty? Who's Nice? Experiments on Whether Pro-Social Workers are Selected Out of Cutthroat Business Environments

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2345102
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Mitchell Hoffman and John Morgan
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group
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Social preferences, Selection, Lying aversion, Shame aversion

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Do Higher Salaries Lead to Higher Performance? Evidence from State Politicians

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2345085
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Mitchell Hoffman and Elizabeth Lyons
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Politician salary; Productivity; Moral hazard; Political parties

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Training Contracts, Worker Overconfidence, and the Provision of Firm-Sponsored General Training

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2013
Mitchell Hoffman and Stephen V. Burks
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science
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Firm-sponsored general training, training contracts, overconfidence

People Management Skills, Employee Attrition, and Manager Rewards: An Empirical Analysis

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3094576
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
Mitchell Hoffman and Steven Tadelis
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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people management, attrition, supervisors, employee surveys, productivity

People Management Skills, Employee Attrition, and Manager Rewards: An Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w24360
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2019
Mitchell Hoffman and Steven Tadelis
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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How is Information (Under-) Valued? Evidence from Framed Field Experiments

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Feb 2013
Mitchell Hoffman
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Social Networks and Voting

NET Institute Working Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Mitchell Hoffman and Gianmarco Leon
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Social networks, Voting, Social learning

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Discretion in Hiring

NBER Working Paper No. w21709
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 16 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Mitchell Hoffman, Lisa Kahn and Danielle Li
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Yale School of Management and Harvard Business School
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Training Contracts, Employee Turnover, and the Returns from Firm-Sponsored General Training

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10835
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Mitchell Hoffman and Stephen V. Burks
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science
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training contract, firm-sponsored general training, organizations, trucking, truck driver, truckload

Training Contracts, Employee Turnover, and the Returns from Firm-Sponsored General Training

NBER Working Paper No. w23247
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Mitchell Hoffman and Stephen V. Burks
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science
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Worker Overconfidence: Field Evidence and Implications for Employee Turnover and Returns from Training

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10794
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Mitchell Hoffman and Stephen V. Burks
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science
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overconfidence, biased learning, turnover, truckload, firm-sponsored training, truck driver

Worker Overconfidence: Field Evidence and Implications for Employee Turnover and Returns from Training

NBER Working Paper No. w23240
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Mar 2017
Mitchell Hoffman and Stephen V. Burks
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science
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Compulsory Voting, Turnout, and Government Spending: Evidence from Austria

NBER Working Paper No. w22221
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 May 2016
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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One in a Million: Field Experiments on Perceived Closeness of the Election and Voter Turnout

NBER Working Paper No. w23071
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
Alan Gerber, Mitchell Hoffman, John Morgan and Collin Raymond
Yale University - Department of Political Science, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and Amherst College
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What Do Employee Referral Programs Do?

NBER Working Paper No. w25920
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jun 2019
Guido Friebel, Matthias Heinz, Mitchell Hoffman and Nick Zubanov
Goethe University Frankfurt, University of Cologne, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Konstanz
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What Do Employee Referral Programs Do?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13770
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 11 Jun 2019
Guido Friebel, Matthias Heinz, Mitchell Hoffman and Nick Zubanov
Goethe University Frankfurt, University of Cologne, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Konstanz
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altruism, employee referral programs, Hiring, referrals, respect, Turnover

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A Time to Make Laws and a Time to Fundraise? On the Relation between Salaries and Time Use for State Politicians

NBER Working Paper No. w22571
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Mitchell Hoffman and Elizabeth Lyons
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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How is Information Valued? Evidence from Framed Field Experiments

The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, Issue 595, pp. 1884-1911, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Mitchell Hoffman
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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