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Effort, revenu et rang. Une étude expérimentale

Andrew Clark (), David Masclet () and Marie Claire Villeval ()

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Abstract: This paper reports on the results of a laboratory experiment aiming at investigating the effects of wage comparisons on effort. Individuals compare to each others and such comparisons do affect their decisions. For a given absolute wage, those who get a lower rank in the distribution decrease their level of effort. Their effort is also influenced by the evolution of both their wage and their relative position over time.

Date: 2006-06
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Published in Revue Economique, Presses de Sciences Po, 2006, 57 (3), pp.635-643. 〈10.3917/reco.573.0635〉

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