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New Public Management as Trust Problem: Explaining Cross-country Differences in the Adoption of Performance-related Pay in the Public Sector
This paper aims to explain cross-country variations in a paradigmatic element of NPM reforms: the shift from low-powered incentives (i.e. flat salaries) to high-powered one (i.e. performance-related pay systems). The paper ...
Do You Believe Me? Public Sector Incentive Systems in Japan, Korea, Spain, and Sweden
This paper presents a theoretical hypothesis for understanding the success of performance-related incentives in the public sector, based on insights developed in the private sector. The paper argues that incentives are ...