Optimal Promotion and Span of Control
Let an organization, such as a government or a firm, evaluate projects with the aim of maximizing social welfare or profits. Each project is evaluated by an agent, who may err. Some agents, however, are more likely to make a correct evaluation. Agents may revealed as making correct evaluations can be promoted to evaluate projects. The paper considers the optimal allocation of project evaluations to agents under these conditions.
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