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Carola Frydman

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics

Boston University

(on leave at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University)

270 Bay State Road
Room 315
Boston MA, 02215

Phone: 847-467-4457

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Publications

1.    Executive Compensation: A New View from a Long-Term Perspective, 1936-2005 (joint with Raven Saks)

[Paper] [Web Appendix] [Data] [Micro-level Data]

Review of Financial Studies 23 (May 2010): 2099-2138

 

2.    Does Tax Policy Affect Executive Compensation? Evidence from Postwar Tax Reforms (joint with Raven Molloy)

[Paper]

Journal of Public Economics 95 (December 2011): 1425-37

 

3.    Pay Cuts for the Boss: Executive Compensation in the 1940s (joint with Raven Molloy)

[Paper]

Journal of Economic History 72 (March 2012): 225-251

 

4.    Military CEOs (joint with Efraim Benmelech)

[Paper]

Journal of Financial Economics, July 2015, vol. 117(1): 43-59.

 

5.    Economic Effects of Early Shadow Banks: Trust Companies and the Panic of 1907 (joint with Eric Hilt and Lily Y. Zhou)

[Paper]

Journal of Political Economy, August 2015, vol. 123(4): 902-40.

 

6.    Rising Through the Ranks: The Evolution of the Market for Corporate Executives, 1936-2003

Conditionally accepted, Management Science

[Paper (version 12/2014)] New version coming soon

 

Other Publications

1.    Learning from the Past: Trends in Executive Compensation over the Twentieth Century

[Paper]

CESifo Economic Studies 55 (2009): 458-481

 

2.    CEO Compensation (joint with Dirk Jenter)

[Paper]

Annual Review of Financial Economics 2 (December 2010): 75-102

 

3.    Introduction (joint with Leah P. Boustan and Robert A. Margo)

[Chapter]

Human Capital and History: The American Record, Leah P. Boustan, Carola Frydman and Robert A. Margo, editors, University of Chicago Press, 2014.

 

4.    Executive Compensation in American Economic History

[Chapter]

Oxford Handbook of American Economic History, Lou Cain, Price Fishback and Paul Rhode, eds., forthcoming

 

Working Papers

7.    From Plutocracy to Progressivism: The Assassination of President McKinley as a Turning Point in American History? (joint with Richard B. Baker and Eric Hilt)

[Paper (version 10/2013)]

 

8.    Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century (joint with Eric Hilt)

Revise and Resubmit American Economic Review

[Paper (version 01/2015)]

 

9.    In Search of Ideas: Technological Innovation and Executive Pay Inequality (joint with Dimitris Papanikolaou)

[Paper (version 11/2015)]

 

Edited Books

1.    Human Capital in History: The American Record (co-edited with Leah P. Boustan and Robert Margo). University of Chicago Press, 2014.

[Book]

 

Press Clippings

For a full list of my media cites, please see here.