Piece rates for professors

John S. HEYWOOD, Xiangdong WEI, Guangliang YE

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

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Abstract

Using panel data, we demonstrate a 50% increase in research productivity following a dramatic increase in the piece rate paid for articles by a major Chinese University. The increased productivity comes exclusively from those who were already research active.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-287
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume113
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011

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Keywords

  • Difference-in-difference
  • Piece rates
  • Research productivity

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HEYWOOD, John S. ; WEI, Xiangdong ; YE, Guangliang. / Piece rates for professors. In: Economics Letters. 2011 ; Vol. 113, No. 3. pp. 285-287.
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Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

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