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    • Work hard, not smart : stock options as compensation 

      Barron, John M.; Waddell, Glen R. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-06-01)
      This paper examines the optimal compensation package for executives, in particular the optimal mix of stock options and stock grants, for an agent deciding whether to adopt or reject a plan of uncertain value. The compensation ...
    • Fix your attitude: Labor-market consequences of poor attitude and low self-esteem in youth 

      Waddell, Glen R. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2003-09)
      Using longitudinal data on a cohort of high-school graduates, I show that individuals who reveal poor attitudes and low self-esteem as high-school students attain fewer years of post-secondary education relative to their ...
    • Consumer and competitor reactions: Evidence from a retail-gasoline field experiment 

      Barron, John M.; Umbeck, John R., 1945-; Waddell, Glen R. (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2003-09)
      The standard differentiated-product model with Nash-equilibrium price setting suggests that the density of sellers in a market can affect both a seller’s price elasticity of demand and a competitor’s reaction to a price ...
    • Hope for the Pell? The Impact of Merit-Aid on Needy Students 

      Singell, Larry D. Jr.; Waddell, Glen R.; Curs, Bradley R., 1977- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2004-02)
      Prior empirical evidence finds that merit-aid programs such as the Georgia Hope Scholarship yield large and significant enrollment effects, whereas need-based aid programs such as the Pell Grant yield modest and often ...