Lying and Team Incentives
AbstractWe investigate the influence of two widespread compensation schemes, individual piece-rates and team incentives, on participants' inclination to lie, by adapting the experimental setup of Fischbacher and Heusi (2008). Lying turns out to be more pronounced under team incentives than under individual piece-rates, which highlights a so far fairly neglected feature of these compensation schemes.
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Date of creation: Sep 2011
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Publication status: published in: Journal of Economic Psychology, 2013, 34, 1-7
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