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Human resource management and productivity in the “trust game corporation”


  • Leonardo Becchetti


  • Giuseppina Gianfreda
  • Noemi Pace


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  • Leonardo Becchetti & Giuseppina Gianfreda & Noemi Pace, 2012. "Human resource management and productivity in the “trust game corporation”," International Review of Economics, Springer;Happiness Economics and Interpersonal Relations (HEIRS), vol. 59(1), pages 3-20, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:inrvec:v:59:y:2012:i:1:p:3-20 DOI: 10.1007/s12232-011-0143-8

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    Trust game; Work incentives; Folk theorem; C79; L29; Z13;

    JEL classification:

    • C79 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Other
    • L29 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Other
    • Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Language; Social and Economic Stratification


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