Victoria L. Prowse

Purdue University - Department of Economics

West Lafayette, IN 47907-1310

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Research Professor

Mohrenstraße 58

Berlin, 10117

Germany

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A Novel Computerized Real Effort Task Based on Sliders

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Dec 2010
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 792 (57,538)
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A Novel Computerized Real Effort Task Based on Sliders

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5801
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 193 (285,305)
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real effort task, slider task, design of laboratory experiments, learning and time effects, Individual heterogeneity

Cheating in the Workplace: An Experimental Study of the Impact of Bonuses and Productivity

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2013
David Gill, Victoria L. Prowse and Michael Vlassopoulos
Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Southampton
Downloads 364 (150,330)
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Bonus, compensation, cheating, dishonesty, lying, employee crime, productivity, slider task, real effort, experiment

Cheating in the Workplace: An Experimental Study of the Impact of Bonuses and Productivity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6725
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
David Gill, Victoria L. Prowse and Michael Vlassopoulos
Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Southampton
Downloads 74 (588,515)
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bonus, compensation, cheating, dishonesty, lying, employee crime, productivity, slider task, real effort, experiment

A Structural Analysis of Disappointment Aversion in a Real Effort Competition

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2011
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 316 (175,197)
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Disappointment aversion, Loss aversion, Reference-dependent preferences, Reference point adjustment, Expectations, Tournament, Real effort experiment, Slider task

A Structural Analysis of Disappointment Aversion in a Real Effort Competition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4536
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 110 (463,170)
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disappointment aversion, loss aversion, reference-dependent preferences, reference point adjustment, expectations, tournament, real effort experiment, slider task

Using Goals to Motivate College Students: Theory and Evidence from Field Experiments

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
Damon Clark, David Gill, Victoria L. Prowse and Mark Rush
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
Downloads 282 (197,620)
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Goal; Goal Setting; Higher Education; Field Experiment; Self-Control; Present Bias; Time Inconsistency; Commitment Device; Loss Aversion; Reference Point; Task-Based Goal; Performance-Based Goal; Self-Set Goal; Performance Uncertainty; Overconfidence; Student Effort; Student Performance; Educational

Using Goals to Motivate College Students: Theory and Evidence from Field Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10283
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2022
Damon Clark, David Gill, Victoria L. Prowse and Mark Rush
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
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overconfidence, performance uncertainty, self-set goal, performance-based goal, task-based goal, reference point, loss aversion, commitment device, time inconsistency, present bias, self-control, field experiment, higher education, goal setting, goal, student effort, student performance, educational attainment, MOOC

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Longevity, Life-Cycle Behavior and Pension Reform

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 04/2011-036, DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1140
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2013
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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life expectancy, retirement, public pension reform, life-cycle models, consumption, tax and transfer system

Longevity, Life-Cycle Behavior and Pension Reform

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2013
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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life expectancy, public pension reform, retirement, employment, life-cycle models, consumption, tax and transfer system

Longevity, Life-Cycle Behavior and Pension Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5858
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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life expectancy, public pension reform, retirement, employment, life-cycle models, consumption, tax and transfer system

Optimal Social Assistance and Unemployment Insurance in a Life-Cycle Model of Family Labor Supply and Savings

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Unemployment insurance; Social assistance; Design of benefit programs; Life-cycle labor supply; Family labor supply; Intra-household insurance; Household savings; Employment risk; Added worker effect

Optimal Social Assistance and Unemployment Insurance in a Life-Cycle Model of Family Labor Supply and Savings

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1468
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Unemployment insurance; Social assistance; Design of benefit programs; Life-cycle labor supply; Family labor supply; Intra-household insurance; Household savings; Employment risk; Added worker effect

Optimal Social Assistance and Unemployment Insurance in a Life-Cycle Model of Family Labor Supply and Savings

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8980
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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life-cycle labor supply, family labor supply, unemployment insurance, social assistance, design of benefit programs, intra-household insurance, household savings, employment risk, added worker effect

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Cognitive Ability and Learning to Play Equilibrium: A Level-k Analysis

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2012
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Cognitive ability, Bounded rationality, Learning, Convergence, Level-k, Non-equilibrium behavior, Beauty contest, Repeated games, Structural modeling, Theory of mind, Intelligence, Raven test

First-Place Loving and Last-Place Loathing: How Rank in the Distribution of Performance Affects Effort Provision

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2017
David Gill, Zdenka Kissova, Jaesun Lee and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics, PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Relative performance evaluation; Relative performance feedback; Rank order feedback; Dynamic effort provision; Real effort experiment; Flat wage; Fixed wage; Taste for rank; Status seeking; Social esteem; Self esteem; Public feedback; Private feedback

First-Place Loving and Last-Place Loathing: How Rank in the Distribution of Performance Affects Effort Provision

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9286
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
David Gill, Zdenka Kissova, Jaesun Lee and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics, PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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relative performance evaluation, relative performance feedback, rank order feedback, dynamic effort provision, real effort experiment, flat wage, fixed wage, taste for rank, status seeking, social esteem, self esteem, public feedback, private feedback

Cognitive Ability, Character Skills, and Learning to Play Equilibrium: A Level-k Analysis

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Cognitive ability; character skills; personality traits; level-k; bounded rationality; learning; convergence; non-equilibrium behavior; beauty contest; repeated games; structural modeling; theory of mind; intelligence; IQ; cognition; Raven test

Cognitive Ability, Character Skills, and Learning to Play Equilibrium: A Level-K Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8236
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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cognitive ability, character skills, personality traits, level-k, bounded rationality, learning, convergence, non-equilibrium behavior, beauty contest, repeated games, structural modeling, theory of mind, intelligence, IQ, cognition, Raven test

Gender Differences and Dynamics in Competition: The Role of Luck

Quantitative Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2013
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Labor market outcomes, Gender gap, Experiment, Real effort, Career development, Competition, Productivity, Relative performance evaluation, Tournament, Luck, Wining, Losing

Gender Differences and Dynamics in Competition: The Role of Luck

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5022
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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behavioral preferences, real effort experiment, gender differences, gender gap, competition, competition aversion, tournament, luck, win, loss, narrow framing

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The Creativity Premium

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2021
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 207 (267,627)
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Creativity, skills, life outcomes, children, longitudinal, labor market, wages, earnings, occupational category, educational attainment, practical skills, experience, cognitive ability, human capital

The Creativity Premium

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14421
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2021
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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The Design of Unemployment Transfers: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Life-Cycle Model

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 02/2010-029
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Oct 2010
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 65 (632,735)
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unemployment insurance, replacement ratio, entitlement period, life-cycle labor supply, tax reform, method of simulated moments

The Design of Unemployment Transfers: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Life-Cycle Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4792
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (671,317)
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unemployment insurance, replacement ratio, entitlement period, life-cycle labor supply, tax reform, method of simulated moments

The Design of Unemployment Transfers: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Life-Cycle Model

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 986
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Jul 2010
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (769,243)
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Unemployment insurance, Replacement ratio, Entitlement period, Life-cycle labor supply, Tax reform, Method of Simulated Moments

Using Response Times to Measure Strategic Complexity and the Value of Thinking in Games

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jan 2017
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 121 (421,951)
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Response time, decision time, thinking time, strategic complexity, game theory, strategic games, repeated games, beauty contest, cognitive ability, personality

Using Response Times to Measure Strategic Complexity and the Value of Thinking in Games

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10518
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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response time, decision time, thinking time, strategic complexity, game theory, strategic games, repeated games, beauty contest, cognitive ability, personality

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Strategic Complexity and the Value of Thinking

Economic Journal, forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2023
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Response time; decision time; thinking time; strategic complexity; game theory; strategic games; repeated games; beauty contest; cognitive ability; personality

Strategic Complexity and the Value of Thinking

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15275
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 May 2022
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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response time, decision time, deliberation time, thinking time, complexity, level-k, game theory, strategic game, repeated games, beauty contest, cognitive ability, personality

Cognitive Skills, Strategic Sophistication, and Life Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13901
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 01 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2022
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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adult outcomes, social skills, ALSPAC, strategic game, competitive game, gift-exchange game, intentions, non-equilibrium thinking, bounded rationality, level-k, strategic sophistication, experiment, children, fluid intelligence, cognitive ability, theory-of-mind, cognitive skills, life outcomes, education, fertility, labor market, wages, employment, school spending, childhood intervention

Modeling Employment Dynamics with State Dependence and Unobserved Heterogeneity

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2011
Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Discrete Labor Supply, Repeated Multinomial Choice; Maximum Simulated Likelihood Estimation.

Modeling Employment Dynamics with State Dependence and Unobserved Heterogeneity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4889
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University - Department of Economics
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discrete labor supply, unobserved heterogeneity, state dependence, repeated multinomial choice

Insurance, Redistribution, and the Inequality of Lifetime Income

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11275
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Peter Haan, Daniel Kemptner and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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lifetime earnings, lifetime income, tax-and-transfer system, taxation, unemployment insurance, disability benefits, social assistance, inequality, redistribution, insurance, endowments, risk, dynamic life-cycle models

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State Dependence in a Multi-State Model of Employment Dynamics

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jun 2005
Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Dynamic labor supply, heterogeneity, multinomial choice, state dependence

Employment Effects of Welfare Reforms: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Life-Cycle Model

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 790
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 May 2008
Peter Haan, Victoria L. Prowse and Arne Uhlendorff
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, Purdue University - Department of Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Downloads 50 (720,641)
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Life-cycle labor supply, Involuntary unemployment, In-work credits

Employment Effects of Welfare Reforms: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Life-Cycle Model

IZA Working Paper No. 3480
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 May 2008
Peter Haan, Victoria L. Prowse and Arne Uhlendorff
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, Purdue University - Department of Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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life-cycle labor supply, involuntary unemployment, in-work credits

A Structural Approach to Estimating the Effect of Taxation on the Labor Market Dynamics of Older Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4102
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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life-cycle labor supply, income taxation

A Structural Approach to Estimating the Effect of Taxation on the Labor Market Dynamics of Older Workers

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 877
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Peter Haan and Victoria L. Prowse
DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Life-cycle labor supply, income taxation

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How Damaging is Part-Time Employment to a Woman's Occupational Prospects?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jul 2005
Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University - Department of Economics
Downloads 90 (516,890)
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dynamic labor supply, heterogeneity, occupational attainment, part-time employment

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How Cognitive Skills Affect Strategic Behavior: Cognitive Ability, Fluid Intelligence and Judgment

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jun 2023
David Gill, Zachary Knepper, Victoria L. Prowse and Junya Zhou
Purdue University, Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 85 (535,401)
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cognitive ability, judgment, fluid intelligence, matrix reasoning, beauty contest, strategic sophistication, level-$k$, experiment, game theory

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Modeling the Allocation of Time Under Rationing: A Structural Model of Time Allocation Behavior

Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 90-112, February 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2023
Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Time use, Labor supply, Rationing

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Part-Time Work and Occupational Attainment Amongst a Cohort of British Women

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2342
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University - Department of Economics
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occupational mobility, part-time employment

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The Insurance Role of Household Labor Supply for Older Workers

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2014-309
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Dec 2014
Yanan Li and Victoria L. Prowse
Beijing Normal University (BNU) - School of Economics and Business Administration and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Added worker effect, Household labor supply, Unemployment, Retirement, Aging, Older workers, Employment risk, Intra-household insurance, Propensity score matching

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Using Goals to Motivate College Students: Theory and Evidence from Field Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w23638
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2023
Damon Clark, David Gill, Victoria L. Prowse and Mark Rush
University of California - Paul Merage School of Business - Economics/Health Care, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University - Department of Economics and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics
Downloads 48 (717,519)
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The Creativity Premium: Exploring the Link Between Childhood Creativity and Life Outcomes

Journal of Political Economy Microeconomics, forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2024
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Creativity, skills, life outcomes, children, longitudinal, labor market, wages, earnings, occupational category, educational attainment, practical skills, experience, cognitive ability, human capital

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Measuring Costly Effort Using the Slider Task

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11411
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
David Gill and Victoria L. Prowse
Purdue University, Department of Economics and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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experimental methodology, real effort, effort provision, cost of effort, slider task, design of laboratory experiments, unobserved heterogeneity