Bruno, Bruna (2012): Reconciling economics and psychology on intrinsic motivation.
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The paper analyzes how the debate on intrinsic motivation was imported from psychology into economics. The most important differences between the two disciplines are in the definition of intrinsic motivation and in the timing of the undermining effect of rewards. The economic framework of inter-temporal choices is proposed to reconcile the different empirical and theoretical results arising in the literature, and it is shown how rewards induce substitution and income effects depending on whether they are transitory or permanent. Furthermore, a distinction between input and output oriented intrinsic motivation is introduced.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Reconciling economics and psychology on intrinsic motivation|
|Keywords:||intrinsic motivation, rewards, crowding out, undermining|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D0 - General > D03 - Behavioral Economics; Underlying Principles
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology
D - Microeconomics > D9 - Intertemporal Choice and Growth > D90 - General
|Depositing User:||bruna bruno|
|Date Deposited:||19. Nov 2012 11:30|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 15:15|
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