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Driving Performance: A Growth Theory of Noncompete Law

On Amir
Orly Lobel

Traditional law and economic analysis views postemployment restrictions, ranging from noncompete agreements to intellectual property controls over an ex-employee’s knowledge and skill, as necessary for economic investment and market growth. The orthodox economic analysis theorizes that without such contractual and regulatory protections, businesses would underinvest in research, development, and human capital. This Article challenges the orthodox analysis by introducing both behavioral dimensions and endogenous growth effects of job mobility over time.... Read more about Driving Performance: A Growth Theory of Noncompete Law

  • August 29, 2013
  • 16 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 1