The economics of awards, status and performance: the John Bates Clark Medal and the Fellowship of the Econometric Society

Chan, Ho Fai (2013) The economics of awards, status and performance: the John Bates Clark Medal and the Fellowship of the Econometric Society. Masters by Research by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis investigates whether receiving an important award in academia raises recipients’ subsequent research productivity and status compared to a synthetic control group of non-recipient scholars with similar previous research performance. It examines the case of being awarded the John Bates Clark Medal and becoming a Fellow of the Econometric Society finding evidence of positive incentive and status effects that raise both productivity and citation levels.

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ID Code: 60799
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research by Publication)
Supervisor: Torgler, Benno & Page, Lionel
Keywords: Awards, Incentives, Productivity, Status, Synthetic Control Method, Matthew Effect, John Bates Clark Medal, Econometric Society Fellowship, Research , Quasi-Natural Experiment
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Ho Fai Chan
Deposited On: 13 Jun 2013 22:33
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2015 10:02

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