Social Networks and Productivity Spill-Over within Firms

This study will analyze the effects of implementing a management routine at randomly chosen sewing lines within garment factories in Bangladesh in order to obtain evidence on the sources of observed productivity spillover within factories. This intervention is designed to obtain additional evidence on the sources of productivity spillovers within firms.

Hypotheses/research question 
Do workers share more information with co-workers with home they have social ties, and if so, how does this affect productivity?
Study design 
Menzel, A., 2014. 'Social Networks and Productivity Spillovers within firms'. AEA RCT Registry, August 29.