Timing of kindness – Evidence from a field experiment

•In a natural labor environment we track responses to unexpected wage increases.•We investigate how the timing of wage increases affects efforts.•Performance is substantially higher for the same wage sum if wages are increased successively.•Worker honesty and productive working time are higher after...

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Volume: 111
Main Author: Ockenfels, Axel
Sliwka, Dirk
Werner, Peter
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.03.2015
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published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 111; pp. 79 - 87
ORCID: 0000-0002-8026-0165
Data of publication: March 2015
ISSN: 0167-2681
1879-1751
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Business
Economics
Subjects:
D64
J33
M52
C93
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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