Motivation Crowding Theory: A Survey of Empirical Evidence

@article{Frey2000MotivationCT,
  title={Motivation Crowding Theory: A Survey of Empirical Evidence},
  author={B. S. Frey and Reto Jegen},
  journal={Behavioral & Experimental Economics},
  year={2000}
}
  • B. S. Frey, Reto Jegen
  • Published 2000
  • Economics
  • Behavioral & Experimental Economics
  • The Motivation Crowding Effect suggests that external intervention via monetary incentives or punishments may undermine, and under different identifiable conditions strengthen, intrinsic motivation. As of today, the theoretical possibility of motivation crowding has been the main subject of discussion among economists. This study demonstrates that the effect is also of empirical relevance. There exist a large number of studies, offering empirical evidence in support of the existence of crowding… CONTINUE READING
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