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Piece rates for professors
John S. Heywood Xiangdong Wei and
Guangliang Ye , 2011, vol. 113, issue 3, pages 285-287
Economics Letters Abstract:
Using panel data, we demonstrate a 50% increase in research productivity following a dramatic increase in the piece rate paid for articles by a major Chinese University. The increased productivity comes exclusively from those who were already research active.
Keywords: Piece rates; Research productivity; Difference-in-difference (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J33 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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