Mitchell Hoffman

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

Associate Professor

105 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S1S4

Canada

http://https://sites.google.com/site/mhoffman2

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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: 66 Posted: 18 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 May 2023
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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worker selection, innovation, patents, cognitive ability, non-cognitive ability, job testing, call centers, high-tech, productivity, referrals, 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)
Downloads 351 (158,031)
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Politician salary; Productivity; Moral hazard; Political parties

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
Downloads 180 (304,710)
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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: 43 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2023
Mitchell Hoffman and Steven Tadelis
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 68 (618,832)
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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
Downloads 195 (283,952)
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Firm-sponsored general training, training contracts, overconfidence

Increasing the Demand for Workers with a Criminal Record

NBER Working Paper Series No. 29947
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2022
Zoe Cullen, Will Dobbie and Mitchell Hoffman
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 173 (315,703)
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Increasing the Demand for Workers with a Criminal Record

NBER Working Paper No. w29947
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2023
Zoe Cullen, Will Dobbie and Mitchell Hoffman
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Life After Death: A Field Experiment with Small Businesses on Information Frictions, Stigma, and Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 30 May 2023
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Brigham Young University
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bankruptcy, small businesses, behavioral firms, information frictions, stigma

Life after Death: A Field Experiment with Small Businesses on Information Frictions, Stigma, and Bankruptcy

NBER Working Paper No. w30933
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2023
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Brigham Young University
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Training Contracts, Employee Turnover, and the Returns from Firm-Sponsored General Training

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10835
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 04 May 2023
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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organizations, firm-sponsored general training, training contract, truck driver, trucking, 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 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2023
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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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
Downloads 108 (458,430)
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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: 27 Apr 2023
Mitchell Hoffman, Lisa Kahn and Danielle Li
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
Downloads 101 (480,788)
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What Do Employee Referral Programs Do? Measuring the Direct and Overall Effects of a Management Practice

NBER Working Paper No. w25920
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2023
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
Downloads 93 (511,846)
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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

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 Last Revised: 04 May 2023
Mitchell Hoffman and Stephen V. Burks
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Minnesota, Morris - Division of Social Science
Downloads 48 (735,652)
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biased learning, turnover, truckload, firm-sponsored training, overconfidence, 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 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2022
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 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2023
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 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2023
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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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 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2023
Mitchell Hoffman and Elizabeth Lyons
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Information Frictions and Employee Sorting between Startups

NBER Working Paper No. w30449
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2023
Kevin Bryan, Mitchell Hoffman and Amir Sariri
University of Toronto - Strategic Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Purdue University
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