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How to Get What You Want When You Do Not Know What You Want: A Model of Incentives, Organizational Structure, and Learning

Luigi Marengo, Corrado Pasquali
2012 Organization science (Providence, R.I.)  
We present a computational model of the interaction between incentives and the allocation of decision rights in an organization.  ...  We show that a principal may obtain the implementation of desired organizational policies by means of appropriate incentives or by means of appropriate design of the allocation of decisions, when the latter  ...  Getting what you want when you know what you want Let us first examine the case in which the principal precisely knows the set of policies she wants to be implemented either because she has the right knowledge  ... 
doi:10.1287/orsc.1110.0705 fatcat:fn33ujamqrhgnfv35ncfdqfrru

You Can't Always Get What You Want: Educational Attainment, Agency, and Choice

Alana Conner Snibbe, Hazel Rose Markus
2005 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology  
Using educational attainment to indicate socioeconomic status, the authors examined models of agency and effects of choice among European American adults of different educational backgrounds in 3 studies  ...  Results suggest that HS and BA models of agency qualitatively differ, despite overlap between HS and BA worlds.  ...  In their classic rock-and-roll anthem, the Rolling Stones express a basic fact of life: You can't always get what you want.  ... 
doi:10.1037/0022-3514.88.4.703 pmid:15796669 fatcat:q5wkpd2u3zbbzmvnp6ftx3osia

You can't always get what you want: actual and preferred ages of retirement in Europe

2015 Ageing & Society  
ABSTRACTUsing data from the European Social Survey fielded in 2010/11, this study presents new evidence on retirement preferences in Europe.  ...  In the majority of the countries analysed, at least 30 per cent of retirees would have preferred to continue working past the age at which they retired, while in a number of countries sizeable shares of  ...  It is true that "you can't always get what you want" (Schellenberg and Silver 2004) .  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0144686x15001130 fatcat:y3iihynyvnd6bbbsu6t5yvp6um

You Can't Always Get What You Want: Why Foreign-Imposed Regime Change Seldom Improves Interstate Relations

Alexander B. Downes, Lindsey A. O'Rourke
2016 International Security  
in bringing new regimes to power. 2 In the post-Cold War era, it continues to be one of the key practitio-  ...  Does foreign-imposed regime change (FIRC) improve relations between the states involved? If a state replaces the political leadership of a rival, will the new regime behave as a friend or foe?  ...  You Can't Always Get What You Want 75 97.  ... 
doi:10.1162/isec_a_00256 fatcat:yzlcokymh5b2jkuxc2ljfbkifu

Does it always feel good to get what you want? Young children differentiate between material and wicked desires

Craig E. Smith, Felix Warneken
2013 British Journal of Developmental Psychology  
This pattern of emotion attribution by young children provides new information about how young children process information about desires and emotions in the moral domain, and it bridges a gap in the existing  ...  One line of research on children's attributions of guilt suggests that 3-year-olds attribute negative emotion to self-serving victimizers, slightly older children attribute happiness, and with increasing  ...  We also thank Paul Harris, Henry Wellman, and Meredith Meyer for feedback on a draft of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1111/bjdp.12018 pmid:25284361 fatcat:zgepaillrbfalcknqmdjqnofai

You Only Get What You Give? A New Radical Durkheimian Political Economy of Sacrifice

Ranjon Paul Datta
2019 Sosyoloji Dergisi  
The paper argues that Durkheim's suppression of political economic sensibilities in The Forms leads him to generate a fetishistic account of sacrifice as a moral activity that renews existing bases of  ...  Recognizing the convergence of renewed scholarly interest in the sacred, and debates about fiscal sacrifices in recent economic history, this rethinking of Durkheim develops a symptomatic reading of his  ...  I refined the formulations about altruism and neoliberalism in a number of lively conversations with my wife Dana.  ... 
doi:10.26650/sj.2019.39.1.0029 fatcat:yzudliytrrexhane6zfsywqz7y

What You See is What You Get: Context and Content in Current Research on the Historical Jesus

Paula Fredriksen
1995 Theology Today  
: an apocalyptic event, centered on a new or renewed Jerusalem, inaugurated by the messiah, and established by God.  ...  A century ago, scholarship on the historical Jesus had polarized around two distinct options. To the one side stood the ethical constructions of the liberal Protestants.  ...  We are doing history, and while sometimes the method we use creates the data we then interpret, there are other fixed points by which we can measure whether we write, and read, good history or bad.  ... 
doi:10.1177/004057369505200107 fatcat:yraqtkqwofecnc476yopugftq4

You get what you give: theory and evidence of reciprocity in the sharing economy

Davide Proserpio, Wendy Xu, Georgios Zervas
2018 Quantitative Marketing and Economics  
This paper provides evidence on the importance of user interaction in the sharing economy.  ...  Finally, we test the predictions of our model using data from Airbnb, a popular peer-to-peer rental accommodation platform. * Authors contributed equally to the paper, and are listed in alphabetical order  ...  Then, the host trade-off the expected profit with the possible misconduct of the guests to determine how many guests she wants to get.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11129-018-9201-9 fatcat:5d2mxd575rchhb2os4nc3yphfy

You Get What You Give: Theory and Evidence of Reciprocity in the Sharing Economy

Davide Proserpio, Wendy Xu, Georgios Zervas
2018 Social Science Research Network  
This paper provides evidence on the importance of user interaction in the sharing economy.  ...  Finally, we test the predictions of our model using data from Airbnb, a popular peer-to-peer rental accommodation platform. * Authors contributed equally to the paper, and are listed in alphabetical order  ...  Then, the host trade-off the expected profit with the possible misconduct of the guests to determine how many guests she wants to get.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3203144 fatcat:yzjiuac3tnemtea43vbwpcy7jy

How You Ask is What You Get: Willingness-to-Pay for a QALY in Germany

Marlies Ahlert, Friedrich Breyer, Lars Schwettmann
2014 Social Science Research Network  
in their health corresponding to a gain of one quality-adjusted life year (QALY).  ...  We report results of a survey of a representative sample of the German population in which respondents were asked for their willingness-to-pay (WTP) for either an extension of their life or an improvement  ...  gains from those treatments compared with other things you might want to spend your money on".  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2456120 fatcat:iefg3erflvh3lggtbtcrphvdha

When you cannot get what you might have wanted : consequences of a restriction of choice

Johannes Ortwin Ritter
Building on research on asymmetric comparisons, the first central assumption of a newly developed theoretical model claims that the excluded option serves as a standard for the evaluation of the remaining  ...  The second central assumption is that the consequences of the exclusion depend on the valence of the salient features of the excluded option: For salient negative features, the model predicts a general  ...  Introduction Imagine that you want to buy a new CD player.  ... 
doi:10.5167/uzh-163878 fatcat:xaptrdqp5jaxxl3mkxarurgs7e

Want to be elected?

Martin Abramson
1961 National Civic Review  
“Too many outs who want to get in base their whole campaign on the argu- ment that the ins are no good and should be out,” a White Plains, New York, Republican leader notes.  ...  working for you later will in- stead mark you as a bad apple.” says Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ncr.4100501107 fatcat:qbq6uyauibfxbp4ehuimcde5qa

Business and Personal Wants

1905 Scientific American  
The plug has a decided advantage over the old style of plugs in getting it out of the flue sheet by having a square head on it, saving time in getting it out of the flue sheet without damaging flue or  ...  of the loan, a trust deed is used in the regular way, but the principal note is divided into a number of small notes, say of $100 and $500 each, ag gregating the amount of the indebtedness, and each one  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican06171905-489a fatcat:otuzb3bf7bf2hko4jjdpoij3u4


Sofie Kragh Pedersen, Alexander K. Koch, Julia Nafziger
2014 Bulletin of Economic Research  
Little is known about the demand side of paternalism. We investigate attitudes towards paternalism among Danish students.  ...  good self-control want those who lack it to change their behaviors.  ...  If weight problems were mostly due to bad genes and diet did not affect a person's weight much, there would be less of a reason to try to get people to live different lifestyles.  ... 
doi:10.1111/boer.12030 fatcat:24wluk6avncnrkpl5ogtlfs6g4

Business and Personal Wants

1901 Scientific American  
It would he very had for the tele· phone. You would need to put In a new one, since there would not he much left of the old. 2.  ...  Now what I want Is to make a Ing telephones and setting up and construction of same'! A. We have no article giving prac· tical details on this point.  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican07061901-11b fatcat:u44nlgm4kfgo3afjneihnzy2gi
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