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Intrinsic motivation, effort and the call to public service (English)

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Pay schemes in the public sector aim to attract motivated, high-ability applicants. A nascent literature has found positive effects of higher pay on ability and no or slightly positive effects on motivation. This paper revisits this issue with a novel... See More +

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  • Banuri, Sheheryar; Keefer, Philip;
  • 2013/12/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6729
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2013/12/01
  • Intrinsic motivation, effort and the call to public service
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