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Competitive versus collective incentive pay: does workers’ mutual concern matter?


  • Ottorino Chillemi



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  • Ottorino Chillemi, 2008. "Competitive versus collective incentive pay: does workers’ mutual concern matter?," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 35(1), pages 175-186, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:35:y:2008:i:1:p:175-186 DOI: 10.1007/s00199-007-0222-y

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    1. Ernst Fehr & Simon Gächter, 2000. "Fairness and Retaliation: The Economics of Reciprocity," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 14(3), pages 159-181, Summer.
    2. Baker, George P & Jensen, Michael C & Murphy, Kevin J, 1988. " Compensation and Incentives: Practice vs. Theory," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 43(3), pages 593-616, July.
    3. Christian Grund & Dirk Sliwka, 2005. "Envy and Compassion in Tournaments," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 14(1), pages 187-207, March.
    4. Lazear, Edward P, 1989. "Pay Equality and Industrial Politics," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 97(3), pages 561-580, June.
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    Reward systems; Collective incentives; Altruism; D64; J33; M52;

    JEL classification:

    • D64 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Altruism; Philanthropy; Intergenerational Transfers
    • J33 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Compensation Packages; Payment Methods
    • M52 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Compensation and Compensation Methods and Their Effects


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