Performance-Related Pay in the Public Sector: A Review of Theory and Evidence

  title={Performance-Related Pay in the Public Sector: A Review of Theory and Evidence},
  author={Zahid Hasnain and Nick Pierskalla Henryk},
  journal={World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series},
  • Zahid Hasnain, Nick Pierskalla Henryk
  • Published 2012
  • Business
  • World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series
  • The objective of this paper is to provide a review of the theoretical and, in particular, empirical literature on performance-related pay in the public sector spanning the fields of public administration, psychology, economics, education, and health with the aim of distilling useful lessons for policy-makers in developing countries. This study to our knowledge is the first that aims to disaggregate the available evidence by: (i) the quality of the empirical study; (ii) the different public… CONTINUE READING
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