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Incentives

Motivation and the Economics of Information

Donald E. Campbell, College of William and Mary, Virginia

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When incentives work well, individuals prosper. When incentives are poor, the pursuit of self-interest is self-defeating. This book is wholly devoted to the topical subject of incentives from individual, collective, and institutional standpoints. This third edition is fully updated and expanded, including a new section on the 2007–08 financial crisis and a new chapter on networks as well as specific applications of school placement for students, search engine ad auctions, pollution permits, and more. Using worked examples and lucid general…

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Key features

  • Includes many diagrams and worked exampled for students who struggle with the sophisticated notions of equilibrium
  • Theory and examples of abstract models are presented rigorously, yet accessibly
  • Covers a wide range of topics appropriate for both the undergraduate and graduate level

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139547390
  • Subjects Business and Management,Economics,Microeconomics,Strategic Management
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 22 February 2018
    • ISBN: 9781107610330
    • Dimensions (mm): 253 x 177 mm
    • Weight: 1.42kg
    • Contains: 55 b/w illus.
    • Page extent: 694 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 22 February 2018
    • ISBN: 9781107035249
    • Dimensions (mm): 253 x 177 mm
    • Weight: 1.62kg
    • Contains: 55 b/w illus.
    • Page extent: 694 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 06 August 2018
    • ISBN: 9781139547390

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