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dc.contributor.authorFrey, Bruno S.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T15:53:11Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T15:53:11Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/18832-
dc.description.abstractAwards in the form of orders, medals, decorations and titles are ubiquitous in monarchies and republics, private organizations, not-for-profit and profit-oriented firms. Nevertheless, economists have disregarded this kind of non-material extrinsic incentive.The demand for awards relies on an individual's desire for distinction, and the supply of awards on the provision of incentives. Relative price and income effects are shown to be identifiable and strong. A number of empirically testable propositions are formulated. As awards are (at least so far) impossible to measure adequately, empirical tests are carried out using the technique of analytic narratives.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aCenter for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) |cMunichen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCESifo Working Paper |x1468en_US
dc.subject.jelZ13en_US
dc.subject.jelL22en_US
dc.subject.jelJ33en_US
dc.subject.jelJ22en_US
dc.subject.jelD73en_US
dc.subject.jelD23en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordincentivesen_US
dc.subject.keywordmotivationen_US
dc.subject.keywordawardsen_US
dc.subject.keywordordersen_US
dc.subject.keyworddistinctionen_US
dc.subject.keywordprincipal-agenten_US
dc.subject.stwPreisverleihungen_US
dc.subject.stwLeistungsanreizen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialer Statusen_US
dc.subject.stwLeistungsmotivationen_US
dc.subject.stwAgency Theoryen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleKnight fever : towards an economics of awardsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn488927129en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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