Journal Article

Spinning the top: gender, competition, and the long-run optimum

Abstract: Although existing organizational and cultural practices have the benefit of creating incentives to increase output, they may also create perverse incentives that have negative economic effects outside the relatively easily measured world of market outcomes.

Keywords: Sex discrimination against women; Labor productivity; Women - Employment; Discrimination in employment;

Status: Published in Reaching the top: challenges and opportunities for women leaders

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: Regional Review

Publication Date: 2005

Issue: Q 1

Pages: 49-55