Matthias Kräkel

University of Bonn - Economic Science Area

Adenauerallee 24-42

BWLII

D-53113 Bonn

Germany

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Managerial Versus Entrepreneurial Firms: The Benefits of Separating Ownership and Control

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 56, pp. 2-19, January 2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Jun 2004
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Agency theory, strategic delegation, takeovers

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Risk Taking in Asymmetric Tournaments

GEABA Working Paper No. 02-08
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 May 2002
Matthias Kräkel and Dirk Sliwka
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
Downloads 174 (172,298)
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effort effect, likelihood effect, risk taking, tournament

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Relative Performance Pay, Bonuses, and Job-Promotion Tournaments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3702
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
Matthias Kräkel and Anja Schöttner
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics
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bonuses, external recruitment, job promotion, limited liability, tournaments

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Should You Allow Your Agent to Become Your Competitor? On Non-Compete Agreements in Employment Contracts

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2054
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Matthias Kräkel and Dirk Sliwka
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
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fine, incentives, incomplete contracts, non-compete agreements, option contract

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Emotions and Incentives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1270
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Aug 2004
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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bonuses, emotions, incentives, piece rates, tournaments

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Withholding of Knowledge in Organizations

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 54, July 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Nov 2002
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Bonus Payments, Hierarchy Levels, and Tenure: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 64, April 2012, pp. 101-124
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Christian Grund and Matthias Kräkel
RWTH Aachen University - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Bonuses, Career Concerns, Hierarchy Levels, Internal Careers, Tenure

Bonus Payments, Hierarchy Levels and Tenure: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5284
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Nov 2010
Christian Grund and Matthias Kräkel
RWTH Aachen University - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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bonus payments, chemical sector, hierarchy, tenure, wage policy

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On the 'Adverse Selection' of Organizations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2396
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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contests, foundation of organizations, internal rent seeking

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Doping and Cheating in Contest-Like Situations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2059
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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cheating, contest, doping, fraud in research, tournament

10.

Preemptive Behaviour in Sequential Tournaments

IZA Discussion Paper No.159
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Dec 2000
Matthias Kräkel and Peter J. Jost
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management - Chair of Theory of Organization
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Preemptive behavior, rank-order tournaments, sequential tournaments

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Strategic Delegation and Mergers in Oligopolistic Contests

GEABA - Discussion Paper No. 02-06
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 May 2002
Matthias Kräkel and Dirk Sliwka
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
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Strategic Mismatches in Competing Teams

IZA Discussion Paper No. 74
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jun 2000
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Fake News

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11207
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Dec 2017
Andreas Grunewald and Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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campaigning, electoral competition, signal jamming, vertical product differentiation

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Delegation and Strategic Compensation in Tournaments

GEABA - Discussion Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 May 2002
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Simultaneous- Versus Sequential-Move Tournaments with Heterogeneous Agents

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 58, October 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Oct 2006
Peter J. Jost and Matthias Kräkel
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management - Chair of Theory of Organization and University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Endogenous Ordering of Moves, Heterogeneous Agents, Rank-order Tournaments

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Strategic Incentives for Managers in Contests

GEABA Discussion Paper No. 01-08
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 May 2002
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
Downloads 71 (326,754)
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contests, delegation, strategic incentives

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Emotions and Compensation

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 60, April 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2008
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Emotions, Incentives, Piece Rates, Worker Compensation

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Rent Seeking, Employment Security, and Works Councils: Theory and Evidence for Germany

Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 62, pp. 2-40, January 2010
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Feb 2010
Michael Beckmann, Matthias Kräkel and Silvia Föhr
University of Freiburg - Personnel and Organizational Economics, University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Leipzig
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Employment Security, Foundation of a Works Council, Rent Seeking

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Firm Size, Economic Situation and Influence Activities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2391
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Nov 2006
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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economic situation, firm size, influence activities, politicking, rent-seeking

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Preemptive Behavior in Sequential Tournaments

GEABA Discussion Paper No. 01-06
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 May 2002
Peter J. Jost and Matthias Kräkel
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management - Chair of Theory of Organization and University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Self-Managed Working Time and Employee Effort: Theory and Evidence

SOEPpaper No. 768
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Michael Beckmann, Thomas Cornelissen and Matthias Kräkel
University of Freiburg - Personnel and Organizational Economics, University College London and University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Self-managed working time, worker autonomy, employee effort, reciprocity, intrinsic motivation, complementarity

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Authority and Incentives in Organizations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7271
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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decentralization, contracts, centralization, authority, moral hazard

Authority and Incentives in Organizations

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 119, Issue 2, pp. 295-311, 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Centralization, contracts, decentralization, moral hazard

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Overeducated Workers as an Insurance Device

Labour, Vol. 16, pp. 383-402, 2002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Dec 2002
Guido Bulmahn and Matthias Kräkel
Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität Bonn and University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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Empowerment and the Dark Side of Delegation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11289
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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commitment, delegation, limited liability, moral hazard, renegotiation

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Shutdown Contests in Multi-Plant Firms and Governmental Intervention

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4852
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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auction, collective tournament, plant closing, governmental intervention

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Should You Allow Your Employee to Become Your Competitor? On Noncompete Agreements in Employment Contracts

International Economic Review, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 117-141, February 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Matthias Kräkel and Dirk Sliwka
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and University of Cologne - Department of Business Administration and Human Resource Management
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Human Capital Investment and Work Incentives

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 627-651, 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jul 2016
Matthias Kräkel
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area
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