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High compensation creates a ratchet effect

Hans Gersbach

High compensation creates a ratchet effect

by Hans Gersbach

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Hans Gersbach, Amihai Glazer.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1143, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1143
ContributionsGlazer, Amihai.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD5701
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3478835M
LC Control Number2005619058

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the leverage ratchet effect. We first study shareholders’ attitudes toward one-time changes in leverage achievedby buying back or issuing debt of various seniorities. We show that the leverage ratchet effect is * Admati, DeMarzo, and Pfleiderer are from the Graduate Missing: High compensation. The "ratchet effect" refers to a phenomenon where workers whose compensation is based on productivity strategically restrict their output, relative to their capability, because they rationally anticipate that high levels of output will be met with increased or "ratcheted-up" expectations in the future.

Chapter 11 Incentive Pay. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. Paola_Gallegos. Terms in this set (30) What happens to the piece rate if there is a ratchet effect? A. The piece rate decreases over time. One argument against using a profit-sharing scheme is the potential for free-riding. economy pay. Competition and the Ratchet Effect Gary Charness, Peter Kuhn, Marie-Claire Villeval. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in September NBER Program(s):Labor Studies In labor markets, the ratchet effect refers to a situation where workers subject to performance pay choose to restrict their output, because they rationally anticipate that firms will respond to higher output levels by raising.


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High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect∗ We consider a firm which pays a worker for his effort over several periods. The more the firm pays in one period, the wealthier the worker is in the following periods, and so the more he must be paid for a given effort.

This wealth effect can induce an employer to pay little initially and more later on. This wealth effect can induce an employer to pay little initially and more later on. For related reasons, the worker may work harder than the employer prefers. The incentive contracts firms offer may therefore cap the worker's earnings.

Lastly, this wealth ratchet effect can Author: Hans Gersbach, Amihai Glazer. HIGH COMPENSATION CREATES A RATCHET EFFECT* Hans Gersbach and Amihai Glazer Consider a firm which pays a (credit-constrained) worker for his effort over two periods.

The more the firm pays in one period, the wealthier is the worker in the following period, and so the more he must then be paid for a given effort.

High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect We consider a firm which pays a worker for his effort over several periods. The more the firm pays in one period, the wealthier the worker is in the following periods, and so the more he must be paid for a given effort.

This wealth effect can induce an employer to pay little initially and more later on. This wealth effect can induce an employer to pay little initially and more later on. For related reasons, the worker may work harder than the employer prefers. The incentive contracts firms offer may therefore cap the worker’s earnings.

Lastly, this wealth ratchet effect can. High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect Article   in   The Economic Journal ()   July   with  30 Reads  How we measure 'reads' A 'read' is counted each time someone views a.

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The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn is a local and virtual international research center and. High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect. By Amihai Glazer and Hans Gersbach. Download PDF ( KB) Abstract. We consider a firm which pays a worker for his effort over several periods.

The more the firm pays in one period, the wealthier the worker is in the following periods, and so the more he must be paid for a given : Amihai Glazer and Hans Gersbach. High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect. By Hans Gersbach and Amihai Glazer. Cite. BibTex; Full citation; Abstract.

Consider a firm which pays a (credit-constrained) worker for his effort over two periods. The more the firm pays in one period, the wealthier is the worker in the following period, and so the more he must then be paid for a Author: Hans Gersbach and Amihai Glazer.

High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect * High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect * Gersbach, Hans; Glazer, Amihai Consider a firm which pays a (credit‐constrained) worker for his effort over two periods. The more the firm pays in one period, the wealthier is the worker in the following period, and so the more he must then be paid for a given effort.

High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect Hans Gersbach and Amihai Glazer∗ First version: January This version: J Abstract We consider a firm which pays a worker for his effort. The more the firm pays in one period, the wealthier the worker is in following periods, and so the more he must be paid for a given e ffort.

High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect. Hans Gersbach and Amihai Glazer. NoIZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Abstract: We consider a firm which pays a worker for his effort over several periods.

The more the firm pays in one period, the wealthier the worker is in the following periods, and so the more he must be paid for a given : Hans Gersbach, Amihai Glazer. Union Presence and Executive Compensation" An Exploratory Study.

white-collar and high-skilled workers most likely create a bigger "ratchet" effect on pay for CEOs in union firms. Cambridge Core - Macroeconomics - Markets and Mortality - by Peter Dorman.

High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect. The Economic Journal, Vol.Issue. p. In this book the author examines and ultimately rejects the conventional economic view that workers who have more dangerous jobs accept their risks voluntarily and Cited by: High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect.

Downloads (,) 2 High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect. IZA Discussion Paper No. Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 May Hans Gersbach and Amihai Glazer. ETH Zurich - CER-ETH -Center of Economic Reseaarch and University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics.

A ratchet effect is an instance of the restrained ability of human processes to be reversed once a specific thing has happened, analogous with the mechanical ratchet that holds the spring tight as a clock is wound up. It is related to the phenomena of featuritis and scope creep in the manufacture of various consumer goods, and of mission creep in military g: High compensation.

"High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. (), pagesJuly. Gersbach, Hans & Glazer, Amihai, " High Compensation Creates a Ratchet Effect," IZA Discussion PapersInstitute of Labor Economics (IZA).

The “ratchet principle” and performance incentives. Bell Journal of Economics, 11(1), – doi: /, [Google Scholar]) shows that the ratchet principle causes managers’ effort reduction behavior but assumes an “exogenous target-setting rule.”Cited by: 2.

HIGH COMPENSATION CREATES A RATCHET EFFECT* Hans Gersbach and Amihai Glazer Consider a firm which pays a (credit-constrained) worker for his effort over two periods. The more the firm pays in one period, the wealthier is the worker in the following period, and so the more he must then be paid for a given effort.

For instance, Walter Wriston, former chairman and CEO of Citicorp, and member of the compensation committee at General Electric Co stated, “[Setting compensation] has become a giant ratchet.

Every board's compensation committee opens with: Here is a graph of the compensation of the 50 largest companies in America, and our sterling CEO is in Cited by:. Ratchet effects have generated increasing interest owing to their attractive characteristics in governing the transport of tiny particles, thereby facilitating the realization of many novel electronic and molecular devices in a wide range of fields [1–6].Vortex ratchet effect, which controls the motion of flux quanta, can contribute to many applications, particularly in removing undesirable Author: Jiangdong Ji, Jiangdong Ji, Xingyu Jiang, Jie Yuan, Ge He, Biaobing Jin, Beiyi Zhu, Xiangdong Kong.Laffont and Tirole, ).

This so called ratchet effect makes output based compensation schemes inefficient (Gibbons, ), unless there is a labor market for older workers. Kanemoto and Mac-Leod () show that competition for older workers permits efficient output based contracts.

They.Hans Gersbach studied economics at the University of Basel in Switzerland, where he received his Masters Degree in mathematics in In the following year he obtained the Masters Degree in actuarial science and his Masters Degree in economics in