|Dittrich, Dennis A. V.; Kocher, Martin G. (Januar 2011): Monitoring and Pay: An Experiment on Employee Performance under Endogenous Supervision. Münchener Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Beiträge (VWL) 2011-9|
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We present an experimental test of a shirking model where monitoring intensity is endogenous and effort a continuous variable. Wage level, monitoring intensity and consequently the desired enforceable effort level are jointly determined by the maximization problem of the firm. As a result, monitoring and pay should be complements. In our experiment, between and within treatment variation is qualitatively in line with the normative predictions of the model under standard assumptions. Yet, we also find evidence for reciprocal behavior. Our data analysis shows, however, that it does not pay for the employer to solely rely on the reciprocity of employees.
|Dokumententyp:||Paper (Discussion Paper)|
|Keywords:||incentive contracts, supervision, efficiency wages,experiment, incomplete contracts, reciprocity|
Volkswirtschaft > Munich Discussion Papers in Economics
Volkswirtschaft > Lehrstühle > Seminar für Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung
|Themengebiete:||300 Sozialwissenschaften > 300 Sozialwissenschaft, Soziologie
300 Sozialwissenschaften > 330 Wirtschaft
|JEL Classification:||C91, J31, J41|
|Veröffentlicht am:||03. Mai 2011 18:14|
|Letzte Änderungen:||29. Apr. 2016 21:42|
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