Incentives in the Public Sector: Evidence from a Government Agency

We study the impact of team‐based performance pay in a major UK government agency, the public employment service. The scheme covered quantity and quality targets, measured with varying degrees of precision. We use unique data from the agency's performance management system and personnel records...

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Volume: 127
Main Author: Burgess, Simon
Propper, Carol
Ratto, Marisa
Tominey, Emma
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.10.2017
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published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 127; no. 605; pp. F117 - F141
ORCID: 0000-0001-7206-3674
Data of publication: October 2017
ISSN: 0013-0133
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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