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The Agent-Agents Problem: Payment by Relative Output

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  • Carmichael, H Lorne, 1983. "The Agent-Agents Problem: Payment by Relative Output," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 1(1), pages 50-65, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jlabec:v:1:y:1983:i:1:p:50-65
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