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Signaling Drive Over the Long Term


Wei Li


University of British Columbia - Department of Economics

November 4, 2009

Economics Letters, Forthcoming

Abstract:     
An agent's productivity depends on his responsiveness to existing incentives ("drive"). Over the long term, this heterogeneity in drive may create significant incentives for the agent to work hard even with vanishingly small amount of existing incentives, explicit or implicit.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 12

Keywords: career concerns, hidden heterogeneity, long run labor supply

JEL Classification: C70, D82, D23

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Date posted: May 29, 2010  

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Li, Wei, Signaling Drive Over the Long Term (November 4, 2009). Economics Letters, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1617464

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Wei Li (Contact Author)
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