Patrick J. Ferguson

The University of Melbourne

Parkville, 3010

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

4

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SSRN CITATIONS

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Ideas:
“  In my research, I use observational data and field experiments to study how organizations measure, reward, and report on worker performance. I am also interested in contest design and sports economics.  ”

Scholarly Papers (4)

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Corporate Website-based Measures of Firms' Value Drivers

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 19 Apr 2023
Wei Cai, Dennis Campbell and Patrick J. Ferguson
Columbia Business School, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and The University of Melbourne
Downloads 315 (182,526)

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Management accounting, control, value drivers, firm strategy

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When and Why Do Supervisors’ Evaluations Overweight Subordinates’ Performance Outcomes? Evidence From a Team Setting in the Field

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2024
Patrick J. Ferguson
The University of Melbourne
Downloads 261 (222,417)
Citation 1

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subjective performance evaluation, outcome bias, cognitive reconstruction, information gathering

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Consuming Contests: The Effect of Outcome Uncertainty on Spectator Attendance in the Australian Football League

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 21-087
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2023
Patrick J. Ferguson and Karim R. Lakhani
The University of Melbourne and Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group
Downloads 233 (247,676)
Citation 4

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Contest design, information preferences, consumer demand

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Less Information, More Comparison, and Better Performance: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 59, Issue 2
Posted: 24 May 2021
Henry Eyring, Patrick J. Ferguson and Sebastian Koppers
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), The University of Melbourne and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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performance information; peer comparison; competition; learning; field experiment