Promoting Productivity

Moretti, Enrico and Jeffrey Perloff

from ARE Update Vol. 7, No. 3, Jan/Feb, 2004

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Farmers want their employees to work hard. By constantly monitoring workers, a manager prevents shirking. However, extensively supervising workers personally is very time consuming. Consequently, farmers often hire managers or use pay incentives.


supervise, worker, cost, manage, incentive, employee, farmer


Moretti, Enrico and Jeffrey Perloff. 2004. "Promoting Productivity." ARE Update 7(3): 5-7. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.