Emilio J. Castilla

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Much research in sociology and labor economics studies proxies for productivity; consequently, little is known about the relationship between personal contacts and worker performance. This study addresses , for the first time, the role of referral contacts on workers' performance. Using employees' hiring and performance data in a call center, the author(More)
This study helps to fill a significant gap in the literature on organizations and inequality by investigating the central role of merit-based reward systems in shaping gender and racial disparities in wages and promotions. The author develops and tests a set of propositions isolating processes of performance-reward bias, whereby women and minorities receive(More)
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We examine the extent to which two sources of policy uncertainty influence foreign-owned subsidiary exit rates. We find that prior peer exits and a firm's own experience under the current political regime both have a strong influence on subsidiary exit rates, particularly in the presence of policy uncertainty resulting from the existing structure of a host(More)