Economic Origins of Good Jobs

Abstract

In recent decades, many firms offered more discretion to their employees, often increasing the productivity of effort but also leaving more opportunities for shirking. We show experimentally that complementarities between high effort discretion, rent-sharing, screening opportunities, and competition are important driving forces behind these “high… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bartling2010EconomicOO, title={Economic Origins of Good Jobs}, author={Bj{\"o}rn Bartling and Ernst Fehr and Klaus M. Schmidt}, year={2010} }