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Spinning the top: gender, competition, and the long-run optimum

Nancy Folbre

Regional Review, 2005, issue Q 1, 49-55

Abstract: Although existing organizational and cultural practices have the benefit of creating incentives to increase output, they may also create perverse incentives that have negative economic effects outside the relatively easily measured world of market outcomes.

Keywords: Sex discrimination against women; Labor productivity; Women - Employment; Discrimination in employment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2005
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