Crowding Out Conscience: The Perils of Material Incentives

Posted: 15 May 2010

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Lynn A. Stout

Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute (deceased)

Date Written: May 15, 2010

Abstract

I'll be talking about the relationship between pro-social behavior and considerations of personal cost, and about how over-relying on material incentives to motivate people often has the perverse result of encouraging antisocial behavior.

Suggested Citation

Stout, Lynn A., Crowding Out Conscience: The Perils of Material Incentives (May 15, 2010). Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference 2010: Law, Institutions & Human Behavior. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1608247

Lynn A. Stout (Contact Author)

Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute (deceased)

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