Information Technology, Productivity, and Asset Ownership: Evidence from Taxicab Fleets
Organization Science, pp. 831-845, 2013.
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We develop a simple model that links the adoption of a productivity-enhancing technology to increased vertical integration and a less skilled workforce. We test the model’s key prediction using novel microdata on vehicle ownership patterns from the Economic Census during a period when computerized dispatching systems were first adopted by...More
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