Key background papers

  • Allan, J.L., Andelic, N., Bender, K., Powell, D., Stoffel, S., Theodossiou, I. (2021). Employment Contracts and Stress: Experimental Evidence. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 187: 360-373. Accepted paper available here:
  • Allan, J.L., Bender, K., Theodossiou, I., Performance Pay and Low Grade Stress: An Experimental Study. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation 67, no 2: 449-457.  Working paper available here:
  • Artz, B., & Heywood, J. S. (2015). Performance pay and workplace injury: panel evidence. Economica82, 1241-1260.
  • Bender, Keith A., Colin P. Green and John S. Heywood. 2012. Piece Rates and Workplace Injury: Does Survey Evidence Support Adam Smith? Journal of Population Economics, 25, 569–90.
  • Bender, K. A., & Theodossiou, I. (2014). The unintended consequences of the rat race: the detrimental effects of performance pay on health. Oxford Economic Papers66(3), 824-847.
  • Dohmen, T., & Falk, A. (2011). Performance Pay and Multidimensional Sorting: Productivity, Preferences, and Gender. American Economic Review, 101, 556–90.
  • Freeman, R. B., & Kleiner, M. M. (2005). The last American shoe manufacturers: Decreasing productivity and increasing profits in the shift from piece rates to continuous flow production. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society44(2), 307-330.