Selected Publications

J. Singh and M. Marx. “Geographic Constraints on Knowledge Diffusion: Political Borders vs. Spatial Proximity.” Management Science (forthcoming).  

M. Marx and L. Fleming. “Non-compete Agreements: Barriers to Entry…and Exit?” in J. Lerner and S. Stern, eds., Innovation Policy and the Economy 12. (2012) 

M. Marx, “The Firm Strikes Back: Non-Compete Agreements and the Mobility of Technical  Professionals.”  American Sociological Review 76(5):695-712. (2011) 

M. Marx, D. Strumsky, and L. Fleming, “Mobility, Skills, and the Michigan Non-compete Experiment.” Management Science 55(6):875-889 (lead article). (2009) 

L. Fleming and M. Marx, “Managing Inventive Creativity in Small Worlds.” California Management Review 48(4):6-27. Winner of the Accenture Award for Contribution to Management Practice. (2007) 

C. Christensen, M. Marx, and H. Stevenson. “The Tools of Cooperation and Change.” Harvard Business Review 84(10).  (2006)



Working papers

M. Marx and D. Hsu. “Dynamic Commercialization Strategies for Disruptive Technologies.” (Under review at Management Science) 

M. Marx, J. Singh, and L. Fleming, “Does Non-compete Enforcement Create a ‘Brain Drain’?” (under review at Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization) 

K. Younge and M. Marx, “The Value of Employee Retention: Evidence from a Natural Experiment.” (under review at Journal of Economics and Management Strategy) 

M. Marx and A. Kacperczyk, 2013. “Revisiting the Small-Firm Effect on Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Dissolutions.” (under review at Management Science) 

M. Marx, 2013. “Good work if you can get it…again: Non-compete agreements, technical expertise, and staffing small firms.”  

M. Marx, 2013. “On a Tight Leash? Venture Capital Staging and Strategic Flexibility.”  

M. Marx, 2013. “Co-mobility.”  

M. Marx and D. Hsu, 2013. “Strategic “switchbacks”: dynamic commercialization strategies for technology entrepreneurs.” 

M. Ewens and M. Marx, 2013. “After the Thrill Is Gone: Investor Intervention in Imperiled Portfolio Companies.” 

A. Kacperczyk and M. Marx, 2013. “Firm Failure, Stigma, and Entrepreneurship.”