Oliver Gürtler

University of Cologne

Albertus-Magnus-Platz

Cologne, 50923

Germany

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Strategic Shirking: A Theoretical Analysis of Multitasking and Specialization

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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multitasking, specialization, product market volatility, job design, strategic shirking

Strategic Shirking: A Theoretical Analysis of Multitasking and Specialization

International Economic Review, Vol. 57, Issue 2, pp. 507-532, 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Apr 2016
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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Promotion Signaling, Discrimination, and Positive Discrimination Policies

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2019
Marc Gürtler and Oliver Gürtler
University of Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Department of Finance and University of Cologne
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promotion, signaling, discrimination, positive discrimination policy

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Market-Based Tournaments: An Experimental Investigation

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2017
Lisa Dickmanns, Marc Gürtler and Oliver Gürtler
University of Cologne, University of Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Department of Finance and University of Cologne
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Tournament, promotion, learning, experiment

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Strategic Shirking in Promotion Tournaments

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2013
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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tournaments, promotions, strategic shirking, Putt's law

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Sabotage in Contests: A Survey

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Oct 2013
Subhasish M. Chowdhury and Oliver Gürtler
University of Bath - Department of Economics and University of Cologne
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Contest, Tournament, Sabotage, Survey

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Simple Equilibria in General Contests

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
Spencer Bastani, Thomas Giebe and Oliver Gürtler
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Cologne
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contest theory, symmetric equilibrium, heterogeneity, risk, decision theory

A General Framework for Studying Contests

CESifo Working Paper No. 7993
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Spencer Bastani, Thomas Giebe and Oliver Gürtler
IFAU - Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation, Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Cologne
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contest theory, symmetric equilibrium, heterogeneity, risk, decision theory

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The Optimality of Heterogeneous Tournaments

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
Marc Gürtler and Oliver Gürtler
University of Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Department of Finance and University of Cologne
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Tournament, promotion, competitive labor market, heterogeneity, learning

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Do Good and Talk About It! Disclosure and Reward of Discretionary Kindness

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 May 2016 Last Revised: 27 May 2017
Oliver Gürtler, Gari Walkowitz and Daniel Wiesen
University of Cologne, Technische Universität München (TUM) - School of Governance - Hochschule für Politik and University of Cologne
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Conflict of Interest, Information Asymmetry, Kindness, Endogenous Disclosure, Positive Reciprocity

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Inequality Aversion and Externalities

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2011
Marc Gürtler and Oliver Gürtler
University of Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Department of Finance and University of Cologne
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inequality aversion, externalities, direct effects, indirect effects

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The Interaction of Explicit and Implicit Contracts: A Signaling Approach

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 09 May 2014
Marc Gürtler and Oliver Gürtler
University of Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Department of Finance and University of Cologne
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explicit contracts, implicit contracts, separating equilibrium, substitutes, strategic complementarity

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Optimal Contracts for Lenient Supervisors

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2011
Thomas Giebe and Oliver Gürtler
Linnaeus University - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Cologne
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Subjective performance evaluation, leniency, supervisor, private information

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Firm Choice and Career Success — Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2020
Bielefeld University, University of Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Department of Finance, University of Cologne and California State University, East Bay
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Firm choice, big and small pond, career, self-selection, signaling, learning

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Strategic Shirking in Competitive Labor Markets: A General Model of Multi-Task Promotion Tournaments with Employer Learning

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2018
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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strategic shirking, promotions, classic and market-based tournaments, symmetric learning, asymmetric learning, inefficient job assignments, inefficient effort allocation

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Big Fish in Small (and Big) Ponds - A Study of Careers

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 May 2020
California State University, East Bay, University of Cologne, University of Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Department of Finance and Bielefeld University
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careers, promotions, private information about worker ability, asymmetric learning, job-assignment signaling, big fish, big pond, small fish, small pond

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Advertising and Labor Market Matching: A Tour Through the Times

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2014
Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler
California State University, East Bay and University of Cologne
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labor market matching, recruitment, job search, newspaper advertising

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Communication and Commitment in Contests

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Qiang Fu, Oliver Gürtler and Johannes Münster
National University of Singapore (NUS), University of Cologne and Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fuer Sozialforschung (WZB) - Market Processes and Governance
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competition, signaling, communication, entry deterrence

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On the Release of Players to National Teams

University of Zurich ISU Working Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Oliver Gürtler, Markus Lang and Tim Pawlowski
University of Cologne, University of Lausanne - Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and University of Tuebingen
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National team, release of players, compensation payment, bargaining, team sports

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Do workers benefit from wage transparency rules?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2021
Oliver Gürtler and Lennart Struth
University of Cologne and University of Cologne
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wage-setting, transparency rule, payoff, strategic effect, learning effect

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Moral Hazard, Risk Aversion and Efficiency

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 66, Issue S1, pp. S104-S109, 2014
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jan 2015
Oliver Gürtler
University of Cologne
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efficiency, moral hazard, risk aversion

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The Payoff to Consistency in Performance

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 55, Issue 2, pp. 1091-1103, 2017
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 May 2020
Bielefeld University, University of Cologne, University of Duisburg-Essen and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Monitoring of Workers and Product Market Competition: The Role of Works Councils

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 53, Issue 2, pp. 1366-1379, 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Oliver Gürtler and Felix Höffler
University of Cologne and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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Sabotage in Tournaments with Heterogeneous Contestants: Empirical Evidence from the Soccer Pitch

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 115, Issue 4, pp. 1138-1157, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Bielefeld University, University of Paderborn - Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Business Computing, University of Cologne and University of Duisburg-Essen
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Heterogeneity, sabotage, soccer, tournament

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Information Policy in Tournaments with Sabotage

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 115, Issue 3, pp. 932-966, 2013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Oliver Gürtler, Johannes Munster and Petra Nieken
University of Cologne, University of Cologne and Chair of Human Resource Management
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Experiment, information management, sabotage, tournament