Research

Publications:

Healthy Business? Managerial Education and Management in Healthcare
N. Bloom, R. Lemos, R. Sadun, J. Van Reenen
Review of Economics and Statistics, 2019 | Article | Working Paper

Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work
O. Bandiera, R. Lemos, A. Prat, R. Sadun
Review of Financial Studies, 2018| ArticleWorking Paper

International Data on Measuring Management Practices
N. Bloom, R. Lemos, R. Sadun, D. Scur, J. Van Reenen
American Economic Review P&P, 2016| Working Paper

Does Management Matter for Schools?
N. Bloom, R. Lemos, R. Sadun, J. Van Reenen
The Economic Journal (Conference Volume), 2015 | Working Paper
Coverage: The Economist, LiveMint, World Bank blog

The New Empirical Economics of Management
N. Bloom, R. Lemos, R. Sadun, D. Scur, J. Van Reenen
Journal of the European Economic Association, 2014
| Working Paper


Working Papers:

The Ties that Bind: Implicit Contracts and the Adoption of Management Technology in the Firm
R. Lemos, D. Scur | Working Paper
Coverage: World Bank’s Development Impact blogThe EconomistLSE Business ReviewVoxDev

Measuring and Explaining Management in Schools: New Approaches using Public Data
C. Leaver, R. Lemos, D. Scur | Working Paper

Developing Management: An Expanded Evaluation Tool for Developing Countries
R. Lemos, D. Scur | Working Paper

Personnel Management and School Productivity: Evidence from India
R. Lemos, K. Muralidharan, D. Scur | Slides

Management in Pakistan: First Evidence from Punjab
R. Lemos, A. Choudhary, J. Van Reenen, N. Bloom | Working Paper

Management in Pakistan: Performance and Conflict
A. Choudhary, R. Lemos, J. Van Reenen | Working Paper


Selected Projects in Progress:

Managing for Learning: (In)Coherence in Education Systems in Latin America
M. Adelman, R. Lemos, R. Nayar, M. J. Vargas

Manager Selection and Student Learning: Evidence from a National  Reform in Peru
R. Lemos, C. Piza

Appointing versus Locally Electing School Managers: Evidence from Brazil
M. Adelman, R. Lemos, T. Teodorovicz

Managing Shocks in Education: Evidence from Hurricane Matthew in Haiti
M. Adelman, R. Lemos, J. Baron

Organizational Responses to Funding Shocks: Evidence from Brazilian Schools
R. Lemos, D. Scur

Management Training, Principal Labor Supply, and Student Outcomes in Brazil
R. Almeida, L. Costa, I. Lautharte, R. Lemos


Policy and Popular Writing:

ESRC Evidence Briefing: Improving schools with better management, July 2014
Centre Piece Magazine: In brief: Does management matter in schools?, May 2014
The Guardian: Why school management matters even more than we thought, May 2014
Centre Piece Magazine: Bad management: a constraint on economic development? June 2013