Fiorillo, Damiano (2010): Volunteers and conditions under which crowd-out effect could appear. An empirical evidence of psychological self-determination theory.
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The paper analyses if monetary rewards to continuative Italian volunteers decrease their intrinsic motivation undermining the satisfaction of psychological needs for autonomy and competence. It uses a Survey on Employment in the Social Care and Educational Services conducted by FIVOL-FEO in 1998. The paper shows that monetary rewards increase the satisfaction of psychological needs for autonomy and competence, but the satisfaction of psychological needs for autonomy and competence does not mediate between monetary rewards and intrinsic motivation.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Volunteers and conditions under which crowd-out effect could appear. An empirical evidence of psychological self-determination theory|
|English Title:||Volunteers and conditions under which crowd-out effect could appear. An empirical evidence of psychological self-determination theory|
|Keywords:||Self-determination, self-evaluation, intrinsic motivation, monetary rewards|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C13 - Estimation: General
D - Microeconomics > D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making > D71 - Social Choice ; Clubs ; Committees ; Associations
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C31 - Cross-Sectional Models ; Spatial Models ; Treatment Effect Models ; Quantile Regressions ; Social Interaction Models
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology ; Social and Economic Stratification
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models ; Single Variables > C25 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models ; Discrete Regressors ; Proportions ; Probabilities
|Depositing User:||Damiano Fiorillo|
|Date Deposited:||25 May 2010 01:07|
|Last Modified:||04 Dec 2016 13:31|
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