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Participation incentives in rank order tournaments with endogenous entry

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  • Timothy Mathews

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  • Soiliou Namoro

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 95 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 1-23

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:95:y:2008:i:1:p:1-23

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Keywords: Tournament; Entry decision; Employee compensation; J33; M52; C70;

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Cited by:
  1. Cason, Timothy N. & Masters, William A. & Sheremeta, Roman M., 2010. "Entry into winner-take-all and proportional-prize contests: An experimental study," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 94(9-10), pages 604-611, October.
  2. John Morgan & Henrik Orzen & Martin Sefton, 2008. "Endogenous Entry in Contests," Discussion Papers 2008-08, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham.
  3. Kosmas Marinakis & Theofanis Tsoulouhas, 2012. "A comparison of cardinal tournaments and piece rate contracts with liquidity constrained agents," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 105(2), pages 161-190, March.
  4. Soiliou Namoro, 2008. "The Impact of Organizer Market Structure on Participant Entry Behavior in a Multi-Tournament Environment," Working Papers 373, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Economics, revised Nov 2008.

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