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Effiziente Fixlohnverträge für arbeitsfreudige Arbeitnehmer mit Berichtspflichten


  • Neunzig, Alexander R.


Für die Prinzipal-Agenten-Theorie ist es ein weitgehend ungelöstes Rätsel, warum reale Arbeitsverträge sehr geringe monetäre Leistungsanreize spezifizieren. In dieser Arbeit wird auf der Grundlage des Prinzipal-Agenten-Ansatzes ein Modell entwickelt, dass Fixlohnverträge erklären kann. Hierzu wird einerseits angenommen, dass Arbeitnehmer nicht nur Arbeitsleid, sondern auch Arbeitsfreude empfinden. Zudem wird angenommen, dass die Leistung eines Arbeitnehmers durch Überwachungsorgane kontrolliert und sanktioniert wird. Da eine derartige Anreizgestaltung dazu führen kann, dass Arbeitnehmer einen Teil ihrer Arbeitszeit für unproduktive berichtende Tätigkeiten verwenden, ist möglicherweise ein Verzicht auf Überwachung die effiziente zweitbeste Vertragsform.

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  • Neunzig, Alexander R., 2002. "Effiziente Fixlohnverträge für arbeitsfreudige Arbeitnehmer mit Berichtspflichten," CSLE Discussion Paper Series 2002-05, Saarland University, CSLE - Center for the Study of Law and Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:csledp:200205

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    Principal-agent-theory; personnel economics; contract theory; intrinsic motivation; job satisfaction; economic psychology; supervision;

    JEL classification:

    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
    • J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
    • J33 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Compensation Packages; Payment Methods


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