Mixed up? That's Good for Motivation

We show that career concerns can arise in the absence of ex ante uncertainty about an agent's type, if his unobservable actions influence future productivity. Implementing effort in mixed strategies allows the principal to endogenously introduce uncertainty about the agent's ex post produc...

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Volume: 34
Main Author: Alexander K. Koch
Eloïc Peyrache
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer 01.01.2008
Springer-Verlag
SPRINGER
Springer Verlag
published in: Economic theory Vol. 34; no. 1; pp. 107 - 125
ORCID: 0000-0001-9471-1636
Data of publication: 20080101
ISSN: 0938-2259
1432-0479
EISSN: 1432-0479
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
J33
D80
L14
M12
Online Access: Fulltext
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