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dc.contributor.authorMagee, Lonnieen_US
dc.contributor.authorVeall, Michael R.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:20:03Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:20:03Z-
dc.date.issued2002en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/21171-
dc.description.abstractSuppose an agency awards a fixed number of prizes to applicants in different categories such that the applicant-to-winner ratio is constant by category. It is demonstrated in a simple theoretical model that the number of awards in a category will typically be positively related to the degree of applicant uncertainty. The theoretical findings are related to awards data fromthe Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada doctoral fellowship competition.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x617en_US
dc.subject.jelD82en_US
dc.subject.jelD73en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordscholarshipsen_US
dc.subject.keywordfellowshipsen_US
dc.subject.keywordapplicant behavioren_US
dc.subject.keywordselection committee behavioren_US
dc.subject.stwPreisverleihungen_US
dc.subject.stwSozialwissenschaften_US
dc.subject.stwEntscheidung bei Unsicherheiten_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwKanadaen_US
dc.titleAllocating Awards Across Noncomparable Categoriesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn846123096en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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