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Title: Goals, Motivation and Gender
Authors: Smithers, Samuel
First Published: 1-Apr-2015
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Economics Letters 131 (2015) 75–77
Abstract: I present an experiment on non-binding goals and motivational effects. Consistent with results from psychology, I find that goals increase output. This is due to improved speed and accuracy. Men are more responsive to goals than women.
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.03.030
ISSN: 0165-1765
Embargo on file until: 1-Apr-2018
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: © 2015. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
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