We analyse the screening problem of a firm hiring workers without knowing their ability while observing their intrinsic motivation. We show that volunteerism is the contractual outcome when workers are low-skilled, have high motivation, and are protected by limited liability.

What determines volunteer work? On the effects of adverse selection and intrinsic motivation

BURANI, NADIA;PALESTINI, ARSEN
2016

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We analyse the screening problem of a firm hiring workers without knowing their ability while observing their intrinsic motivation. We show that volunteerism is the contractual outcome when workers are low-skilled, have high motivation, and are protected by limited liability.
Burani, Nadia; Palestini, Arsen
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