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Scaling relative incentive value: Different adjustments to incentive downshift in pigeons and rats
(Elsevier Science, 2008-11)
Previous research suggests that pigeons and rats show differences in their behavioral adjustments in spaced-trial, incentive-downshift situations. Also, Papini and Pellegrini [Papini, M.R., Pellegrini, S., 2006. Scaling ...
Sustained maximal inspiration has similar effects compared to incentive spirometers
(Universidade Federal de Minas GeraisBrasilEEF - DEPARTAMENTO DE FISIOTERAPIAUFMG, 2019-03)
The trade-off between incentives and endogenous risk
(Sociedade Brasileira de Econometria, 2007-11-01)
Negative relationship between risk and incentives, predicted by standard moral hazard models, has not been conﬁrmed by empirical work. We propose a moral hazard model in which heterogeneous risk-averse agents can control ...
Are non-contingent incentives more effective in motivating new behavior? Evidence from the field
(Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2021)
Organizations and policymakers increasingly rely on economic incentives to prompt participation in activities amongst those who were previously not engaged. We ran a field experiment with a recycling program to examine ...
The Trade-Off Between Incentives and Endogenous RiskThe Trade-Off Between Incentives and Endogenous Risk
(Sociedade Brasileira de Econometria, 2007)
Do Incentives Crowd Out Motivation? A Feasibility Study of a Community Vector-Control Campaign in Peru.
(Taylor and Francis, 2023)
Incentives are a useful tool in encouraging healthy behavior as part of public health initiatives. However, there remains concern about motivation crowd out-a decline in levels of motivation to undertake a behavior to ...
Design of financial incentive interventions to improve lifestyle behaviors and health outcomes: A systematic review
(F1000 Research, 2021)
Background: Financial incentives may improve the initiation and engagement of behaviour change that reduce the negative outcomes associated with non-communicable diseases. There is still a paucity in guidelines or ...
Opting-in to prosocial incentives
(Academic Press Inc., 2019)
The design of effective incentive schemes that are both successful in motivating employees and keeping down costs is of critical importance. Research has demonstrated that prosocial incentives, where individuals’ effort ...
The effects of small firm tax incentives on employment levels
This paper aims to evaluate the impact on employment growth of a tax incentive program targeting Brazilian manufacturing small businesses (SIMPLES). This evaluation is conducted for two distinct periods: for the year 1997, ...