Learning-by-doing; consequences for incentive design
AbstractThrough a learning-by-doing process, a firm's efficiency depends positively on the extent of its previous business activity. From a dynamic incentives perspective, therefore, efficiency is endogenous. In addition, the efficiency of the firm is likely to be subject to private information. The model captures some of the trade-offs principals face in designing incentive schemes in this context.
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Volume (Year): 14 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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- Osmundsen, P., 1998. "Learning-by-Doing; Consequences for Incentive Design," Papers 12/98, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration-.
- D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search, Learning, and Information
- L51 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Economics of Regulation
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