Paul Oyer

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Assistant Professor of Economics

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Discretion in Executive Incentive Contracts: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Dec 2001
Kevin J. Murphy and Paul Oyer
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,991 (9,481)
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Discretion; Subjective performance valuation; Executive compensation

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Why Do Firms Use Incentives that Have No Incentive Effects?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Aug 2000
Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,404 (16,544)
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A Comparison of Options, Restricted Stock, and Cash for Employee Compensation

Stanford University GSB Research Paper No. 1821
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Sep 2003
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,367 (17,242)
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stock options, restricted stock, compensation

Mandated Disclosure, Stock Returns, and the 1964 Securities Acts Amendments

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 296, MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-33, AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Aug 2005
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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disclosure, SEC, securities market regulation

Mandated Disclosure, Stock Returns, and the 1964 Securities Acts Amendments

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Sep 2004
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 502 (67,885)
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disclosure, SEC, securities market regulation

Mandated Disclosure, Stock Returns, and the 1964 Securities Acts Amendments

NBER Working Paper No. w11478
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Why Do Some Firms Give Stock Options to All Employees?: An Empirical Examination of Alternative Theories

Research Paper Series Paper No. 1772(R)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jan 2003
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Why Do Some Firms Give Stock Options to All Employees?: An Empirical Examination of Alternative Theories

NBER Working Paper No. w10222
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2021
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 53 (460,744)
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Managerial Incentives and Value Creation: Evidence from Private Equity

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Feb 2009
Phillip Leslie and Paul Oyer
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 452 (77,262)
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private equity, incentives

Managerial Incentives and Value Creation: Evidence from Private Equity

Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Feb 2009
Phillip Leslie and Paul Oyer
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 229 (162,316)
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Managerial Incentives and Value Creation: Evidence from Private Equity

NBER Working Paper No. w14331
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Phillip Leslie and Paul Oyer
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Salary or Benefits?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Dec 2004
Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Compensation, employee benefits

Salary or Benefits?

NBER Working Paper No. w11817
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2021
Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Making of an Investment Banker: Macroeconomic Shocks, Career Choice, and Lifetime Income

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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investment banking, macroeconomic shocks, career choice

The Making of an Investment Banker: Macroeconomic Shocks, Career Choice, and Lifetime Income

NBER Working Paper No. w12059
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 May 2006 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2021
Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Stability of Top Management Teams

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 May 2002
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 394 (91,526)
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executive turnover

Compensating Employees Below the Executive Ranks: A Comparison of Options, Restricted Stock, and Cash

Stanford University GSB Research Paper No. 1821(R)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2004
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Compensating Employees Below the Executive Ranks: A Comparison of Options, Restricted Stock, and Cash

NBER Working Paper No. w10221
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2004
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Information Flow to the Stock Market Over the Fiscal Year

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jul 1998
Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Who Becomes a Successful Entrepreneur? The Role of Early Industry Exposure

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-4
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
Hans K. Hvide and Paul Oyer
University of Bergen - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 249 (149,629)
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entrepreneurs, human capital, innovation

Dinner Table Human Capital and Entrepreneurship

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11303
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Hans K. Hvide and Paul Oyer
University of Bergen - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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entrepreneurship, human capital, IQ

Dinner Table Human Capital and Entrepreneurship

NBER Working Paper No. w24198
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2021
Hans K. Hvide and Paul Oyer
University of Bergen - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Personnel Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w13480
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Edward P. Lazear and Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Accounting, Governance, and Broad-Based Stock Option Grants

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1821(R1)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Apr 2005
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Sorting, Quotas, and the Civil Rights Act of 1991: Who Hires When it's Hard to Fire?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Apr 2001
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Civil Rights Act of 1991, Hiring Quotas, Employment Discrimination Litigation

Co-Worker Complementarity and the Stability of Top Management Teams

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1846
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Mar 2004
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business
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complementarity, economics of organizations, turnover

Co-Worker Complemetarity and the Stability of Top Management Teams

NBER Working Paper No. w10350
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2021
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Co-Worker Complementarity and the Stability of Top Management Teams

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 2006
Posted: 22 Oct 2005
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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Layoffs and Litigation

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Sep 1998
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 174 (209,297)
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Layoffs and Litigation

Posted: 05 Jun 2000
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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The Value of Knowing

Regulation, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 52-61, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 152 (234,386)

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Michael Greenstone, Paul Oyer, Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, mandatory disclosure requirements, equity markets, 1964 Securities Acts Amendments, trade, investing, mandatory disclosure laws, maximization of shareholder value, diversion, equity markets

Litigation Costs and Returns to Experience

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Feb 2001
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 151 (236,243)
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employment discrimination, displacement costs, litigation

Litigation Costs and Returns to Experience

Posted: 13 Jun 2002
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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employment discrimination, displacement costs, litigation

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The Unintended Consequences of the '91 Civil Rights Act

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2004
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Civil Rights Act, litigation, labor policy, quotas, industrial policy, employment, employment trends, minority employment, federal regulations, regulations

Ability and Employer Learning: Evidence from the Economist Labor Market

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1961
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Mar 2007
Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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economics of organizations, microeconomics, labor economics

Ability and Employer Learning: Evidence from the Economist Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w12989
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Personnel Economics: Hiring and Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w15977
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2021
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 84 (356,049)
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Exploration for Human Capital: Evidence from the MBA Labor Market

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Paul Oyer
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Corporate investment, human capital, hiring

Exploration for Human Capital: Evidence from the MBA Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w20825
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 28 May 2021
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Paul Oyer
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Internal and External Labor Markets: A Personnel Economics Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w10192
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 09 May 2021
Edward P. Lazear and Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 69 (398,199)
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2020 State of Latino Entrepreneurship Research Report

Orozco, M., Tareque, I., Oyer, P., & Porras, J. (2020). State of Latino Entrepreneurship. Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative, Stanford University. https://www.gsb.stanford. edu/faculty-research/publications/state-latino-entrepreneurship-2020., Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Feb 2021
Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Entrepreneurship, Finance, Ecosystem, Network, COVID-19, Latino Businesses

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The Ongoing Impact of COVID-19 on Latino-Owned Businesses

Orozco, M., Tareque, I.S., Oyer, P., and Porras, J.I. (2020). “The Ongoing Impact of COVID-19 on Latino-Owned Businesses” Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative,Stanford University
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Entrepreneurship, COVID-19, Latino Businesses

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The Macro-Foundations of Microeconomics: Initial Labor Market Conditions and Long-Term Outcomes for Economists

NBER Working Paper No. w12157
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Paul Oyer
Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Gender Earnings Gap in the Gig Economy: Evidence from Over a Million Rideshare Drivers

NBER Working Paper No. w24732
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2021
Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Uber Technologies Inc., University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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U.S. Black-Owned Businesses: Pre-Pandemic Trends & Challenges

Tareque, I.S., Orozco, M., Oyer, P., and Porras, J.I. (2021). U.S. Black-Owned Businesses: Pre-Pandemic Trends & Challenges. Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 May 2021
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Entrepreneurship, Black Businesses, Black entrepreneurs, Finance, Debt, COVID-19, U.S. Census Bureau

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Who Benefits from Tax-Advantaged Employee Benefits?: Evidence from University Parking

NBER Working Paper No. w14062
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
Michael D. Grubb and Paul Oyer
Boston College and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 16 (650,532)

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2018 State of Latino Entrepreneurship

Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (2018)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Oct 2020
Stanford University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Latino, entrepreneurship, growth framework

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2018 Latino Entrepreneurship Gap Report

Morelix, A., Tareque, I. S., Orozco, M., Perez, I., Oyer, P., Porras, J. I., (2018). The U.S. Latino Entrepreneurship Gap Report. Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative, Stanford University.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Nov 2020
Startup Genome, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Entrepreneurship, Latino Businesses

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Firm/Employee Matching: An Industry Study of American Lawyers

NBER Working Paper No. w18620
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 8 (710,779)
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2019 State of Latino Entrepreneurship

Orozco, M., Tareque, I.S., Oyer, P. and Porras J., I. (2019). 2019 State of Latino Entrepreneurship. Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative, Stanford University. Available: https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/faculty-research/centers-initiatives/slei
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Stanford University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Entrepreneurship, Latino Businesses

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Coworker Complementarity and the Stability of Top-Management Teams

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 184-212, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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Sorting, Quotas, and the Civil Rights Act of 1991: Who Hires When it's Hard to Fire?

Posted: 13 Jun 2002
Scott Schaefer and Paul Oyer
University of Utah - Department of Finance and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 45
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Personnel-Economic Geography: Evidence from Large US Law Firms

2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jun 2007
Paul Oyer and Scott Schaefer
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Personnel Economics, Law and Economics