Daniel M. Olson

Daniel M. Olson

dolson1@rhsmith.umd.edu

 

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Daniel Olson

Major: Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship

Minor: Economics

Education:
University of Maryland  (Robert H. Smith School of Business ), College Park, MD
PhD, Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship, expected 2015

Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
JD, 2004

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
BA, Philosophy, 2000

Research Interests:  Employee entrepreneurship, employee mobility, labor market strategy, competition, social comparison

DissertationSocial Comparison and Wages, Employee Mobility, and Employee Entrepreneurship: Three Essays
Committee:  Rajshree Agarwal (chair), David Waguespack (co-chair), Christine Beckman, Cristian Dezso, David Sicilia
Essay 1: “Diffusion of wage increases across distinct labor markets: Social comparison and competitive interactions” (data preparation and analysis) [CCC presentation slides]
Essay 2: “Wage compression and the mobility and entrepreneurship decisions of lawyers” (data collection and cleaning)
Essay 3: “Firm size effect or performance effect? The impact of employee and firm performance on the relationship between firm size and employee entrepreneurship” with Rajshree Agarwal (data preparation and analysis)

Publications:
“Employee Mobility and Entrepreneurship: A Virtual Special Issue” Strategic Management Journal (2014) with Rajshree Agarwal and Alfonso Gambardella [SMS VSI site]

Working Papers and Research in Progress:
• “How corporate social responsibility reduces employee turnover: Evidence from attorneys before and after 9/11” with Seth Carnahan and David Kryscynski (revising for resubmission, Academy of Management Journal) [PDF]
• “Social influence and competition between critics” with David Waguespack (preparing for submission, Strategic Management Journal) [PDF]
• “Join or Create Competition? A Market Frictions Approach to the Antecedents and Consequences of Employee Mobility and Entrepreneurship” with Rajshree Agarwal and Benjamin Campbell (preparing initial draft)