#HumanResources – Working papers (#RePEc, 17/05/2014)

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Sélection de working papers dans le domaine de la gestion des ressources humaines:

Dynamic Education Signaling with Dropout Risk, Third Version
Francesc Dilme and Fei Li 
Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department o…
Keywords: Dynamic Games, Dynamic Signaling, Dropout
JEL-code: D83 J31

Income Inequality, TFP, and Human Capital
Tiago Sequeira, Marcelo Santos and Alexandra Ferreira Lopes 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: income inequality, human capital, technology
JEL-code: I24 I32 O10 O33 O50

Awards are a Special Kind of Signal
Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus 
Center for Research in Economics, Management and t…
Keywords: Awards; prizes; incentives; signaling theory; principal-agent framework

The Productivity of Working Hours
John Pencavel 
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Keywords: working hours, output, productivity, women workers
JEL-code: J24 J22 N34

The New Empirical Economics of Management
Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun, Daniela Scur and John Michael van Reenen 
Centre for Economic Performance, LSE
Keywords: Management, organization, productivity
JEL-code: L2 M2 O14 O32 O33

Schooling and Economic Growth: What Have We Learned?
Theodore R. Breton 
UNIVERSIDAD EAFIT
Keywords: Schooling; Human Capital; Test Scores; Economic Growth
JEL-code: O41 I25

Schooling attainment, schooling expenditures, and test scores what causes economic growth?
Theodore R. Breton 
UNIVERSIDAD EAFIT
Keywords: Schooling Attainment; Schooling Expenditures; Test Scores; Economic Growth
JEL-code: O41 I25

Gender and the Labor Market: What Have We Learned from Field and Lab Experiments?
Ghazala Azmat and Barbara Petrongolo 
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Keywords: gender, field experiments, lab experiments, discrimination, gender preferences
JEL-code: J16 J24 J71 C91 C92 C93

The Impact of Education on Personality: Evidence from a German High School Reform
Sarah Dahmann and Silke Anger 
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Keywords: non-cognitive skills, Big Five, locus of control, skill formation, high school reform
JEL-code: I21 I28 J24

10 La Meglio Gioventù: Earnings Gaps across Generations and Skills in Italy
Paolo Naticchioni, Michele Raitano and Claudia Vittori 
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Keywords: youth, cohorts, education, earnings, Italy
JEL-code: J24 J31

11 Deception in Networks: A Laboratory Study
Rong Rong and Daniel Houser 
George Mason University, Interdisciplinary Center …
Keywords: social networks, deception, strategic information transmission, experiments
JEL-code: D85 D02 C92

12 A Field Study of Chinese Migrant Workers’ Attitudes Toward Risks, Strategic Uncertainty, and Competitiveness
Li Hao, Daniel Houser, Lei Mao and Marie Claire Villeval 
George Mason University, Interdisciplinary Center …
Keywords: migration, risk preferences, strategic uncertainty, ambiguity, field experiment
JEL-code: C93 D03 D63 J61

13 Gender differences in shirking: monitoring or social preferences? Evidence from a field experiment
Per Johansson, Arizo Karimi and Peter Nilsson 
IFAU – Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market a…
Keywords: Peer effects; employer-employee data; work absence; randomized field experiment
JEL-code: C23 C93 J24

14 Absenteeism in Apprenticeships: What Role Do Works Councils Play?
Harald Pfeifer 
University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and B…
Keywords: Absenteeism, Apprenticeship Training, Works Councils
JEL-code: J24 J52 K31

15 The Biocultural Origins of Human Capital Formation
Oded Galor and Marc Patrick Brag Klemp 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: Demography, Evolution, Human Capital Formation, Natural Selection, Fecundity, Quantity-Quality Trade…
JEL-code: J10 O10

16 « The Dust was Long in Settling »: Human Capital and the Lasting Impact of the American Dust Bowl
Vellore Arthi 
University of Oxford, Department of Economics
Keywords: Dust Bowl, environmental shock, human capital formation, early life health

17 Work incentives and decisions to remain in paid work in Australia
Rachel Ong, Gavin Wood and Melek Cigdem 
Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC), Curtin Bu…

18 Is working from home good or bad work? Evidence from Australian employees
Alfred Michael Dockery and Sherry Bawa 
Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC), Curtin Bu…
Keywords: time allocation, labour supply, working conditions, job satisfaction.
JEL-code: J13 J22 I32

19 The Role of Education for the Economic Growth of Bulgaria
Mariya Neycheva 
University Library of Munich, Germany
Keywords: Human capital, Higher Education, Secondary Education, Growth, Foreign language proficiency, Bulgaria
JEL-code: H52 J24 O40

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#HumanResources – Working papers (#RePEc, 17/04/2014)

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Optimal prizes in dynamic elimination contests: Theory and experimental evidence
Rudi Stracke, Wolfgang Höchtl, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Uwe Sunde 
Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of…
Keywords: Dynamic Contests, Multiple Prizes, Risk Aversion, Experiment, Over-provision
JEL-code: C72 D72 J33
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Incentives and selection in promotion contests: Is it possible to kill two birds with one stone?
Rudi Stracke, Wolfgang Höchtl, Rudolf Kerschbamer and Uwe Sunde 
Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of…
Keywords: Promotion Contests, Heterogeneity, Incentives, Selection, Handicapping
JEL-code: M52 J33
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Human Capital and Regional Development
Nicola Gennaioli, Rafael LaPorta, Florencio Lopez- de-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer 
Harvard University OpenScholarDownloads

An Empirical Model of Wage Dispersion with Sorting
Jesper Bagger and Rasmus Lenz 
School of Economics and Management, University of …
Keywords: Sorting, Worker heterogeneity, Firm heterogeneity, On-the-job search, Wage dispersion, Matched emplo…
JEL-code: J24 J33 J62 J63 J64
Created/Revised: 2014-04-01Downloads

Shirking, Monitoring, and Risk Aversion
Seeun Jung and Kenneth Houngbedji 
HAL
Keywords: Risk aversion
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Shared leadership and performance in distributed teams: An examination of mediating mechanisms
Nabila JAWADI, Likoebe M. MARUPING and Nabila BOUKEF CHARKI 
Department of Research, Ipag Business School
Keywords: shared leadership, team dispersion, team performance, team processes, virtual interaction.
Created/Revised: 2014-03-28Downloads

EFFECTS OF HUMAN CAPITAL ON THE GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF SWEDISH BUSINESSES
Mikaela Backman, Todd Gabe and Charlotta Mellander 
Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS – Centre of E…
Keywords: Firm growth; firm survival; human capital; education; skills
JEL-code: J21 J24 L25
Created/Revised: 2014-03-25Downloads

Verification of Performance in Result-Based Financing (RBF): The Case of Burundi
Adrien Renaud 
The World Bank
Keywords: Caesarean section, Circumcision, cleanliness, clinical guidelines, confidentiality, description, dis…
Created/Revised: 2013-07-01Downloads

Peer Effects and Students’ Self-Control
Berno Buechel, Lydia Mechtenberg and Julia Petersen 
Humboldt University, Collaborative Research Center…
Keywords: Self-control, Peer Influence, Social Networks, Goals, Time preferences, Procrastination, Willpower, …
JEL-code: C93 D85 I21 J24
Created/Revised: 2014-04Downloads

10 Knowing that You Matter, Matters! The Interplay of Meaning, Monetary Incentives, and Worker Recognition
Michael Kosfeld, Susanne Neckermann and Xiaolan Yang 
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Keywords: meaning, monetary incentives, worker recognition, field experiment
JEL-code: C93 J33 M12 M52
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

11 Do incentive systems spur work motivations of inventors in high-tech firms
Nathalie Lazaric and Alain Raybaut 
HAL
Keywords: Work motivation, groups of inventors, knowledge diversity, Knowledge creation
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

12 A Pilot Inquiry on Incentives and Intrinsic Motivation in Health Care: the Motivational Capital Explained by Doctors
Mikel Berdud, Juan M. Cabasés Hita and Jorge Nieto 
Departamento de Economía – Universidad Pública de …
Keywords: qualitative research, interviews, intrinsic motivation, crowding effects
JEL-code: D03
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

13 Motivational Capital and Incentives in Health Care Organizations
Mikel Berdud, Juan M. Cabasés Hita and Jorge Nieto 
Departamento de Economía – Universidad Pública de …
Keywords: contracts, moral hazard, intrinsic motivation, crowding effects, motivational capital
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

14 Blissful Ignorance? A Natural Experiment on the Effect of Feedback on Students’Performance
Oriana Bandiera, Valentino Larcinese and Imran Rasul 
IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic …
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

15 Trust-based Work-time and Product Improvements: Evidence from Firm Level Data
Olivier N. Godart, Holger Görg and Aoife Hanley 
Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Keywords: Trust based work time, innovation, firm performance
JEL-code: M1 M5 L2
Created/Revised: 2014-04Downloads

#HumanResources – Working papers (#RePEc, 10/04/2014)

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Workplace Environment and Female Employment: An empirical analysis using firm panel data (Japanese)
YAMAMOTO Isamu 
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry …
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Optimal Employment Contracts with Hidden Search
Rasmus Lentz 
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
JEL-code: E24 J01 J24 J31 J33 J41 J6 J63 J64
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Tenure, experience, human capital and wages: a tractable equilibrium search model of wage dynamics
Jesper Bagger, Francois Fontaine and Jean-Marc Robin 
Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institu…
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Optimal Incentives in a Principal-Agent Model with Endogenous Technology
Marco A. Marini, Paolo Polidori, Desiree Teobaldelli and Davide Ticchi 
Department of Computer, Control and Management Eng…
Keywords: principal-agent; incentives; risk aversion; endogenous technology
Created/Revised: 2014Downloads

Intinsically Motivated Agents: Blessing or Curse for Firms ?
Ester Manna 
ULB — Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Keywords: spatial competition; intrinsically motivated agents; prisoner’s dilemma
JEL-code: D30 D21 L13
Created/Revised: 2013-10Downloads

Educational Diversity and Knowledge Transfers via Inter-Firm Labor Mobility
Marianna Marino, Pierpaolo Parrotta and Dario Pozzoli 
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Keywords: educational diversity, knowledge transfer, inter-firm labor mobility, firm productivity
JEL-code: J24 J60 L20
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

Optimal contracting with endogenous project mission
Lea Cassar 
Department of Economics – University of Zurich
Keywords: Optimal contracting, non-monetary incentives, mission preferences, intrinsic motivation
JEL-code: H41 D64 D82
Created/Revised: 2014-03Downloads

#HumanResources – Working papers (#RePEc, 20/03/2014)

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Institutional quality mediates the effect of human capital on economic performance 

Institutions, Human Capital and Development 

Strategy in practice: a quantitative approach to target setting 

What factors predict how public sector projects perform ? a review of the World Bank’s public sector management portfolio 

Academic peer effects with different group assignment policies: residential tracking versus random assignment

Overcoming Moral Hazard with Social Networks in the Worksplace: An Experimental Approach

Human well-being and in-work benefits: A randomized controlled trial 

Person-Organization Fit and Incentives: A Causal Test 

Do Loan Officers’ Incentives Lead to Lax Lending Standards? 

The Magic of the New: How Job Changes Affect Job Satisfaction

Legitimacy, Communication and Leadership in the Turnaround Game 

Optimal Price-Setting in Pay for Performance Schemes in Health Care 

Corporate Governance, Principal-Principal Agency Conflicts, and Disclosure 

Self-Managed Working Time and Employee Effort: Microeconometric Evidence