Piece rates for professors
Difference-in-difference, Piece rates, Research productivity
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.
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Heywood, J. S., Wei, X., & Ye, G. (2011). Piece rates for professors. Economics Letters, 113(3), 285-287. doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2011.08.005