The Productivity Grand Challenge: Why Do Organizations Differ so Much?
5 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2011
Date Written: September 6, 2010
I discuss some developments in economics and what I think are “Grand Challenges” for the social sciences over the next 10-20 years. One recurrent theme is the importance of heterogeneity in performance between firms and how this links to management practices. Splitting economics from other NSF funding would also be desirable.
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