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Non-commitment in performance evaluation and the problem of information distortions

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

    Volume (Year): 60 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 4 (August)
    Pages: 507-525

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