The impact of group contract and governance structure on performance - Evidence from college classrooms

Zeynep K. Hansen, Hideo Owan, Jie Pan, Shinya Sugawara

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In this article, we empirically analyze the effect of team characteristics on a team's choice of group contract type (its governance structure) and examine the combined impact of team characteristics and the group contract choice on group and individual performance in a classroom setting. We utilize endogenous dummy variable models in both group-level and individual-level analyses due to the expected endogeneity of the contract choice. The estimation results confirm a statistically significant positive effect of a governance structure, democratic contract that includes a mechanism to punish free-riders on both group and individual performance. We also estimate switching regression models to account for the possible heterogeneous treatment effects but do not find any significant difference between the treated and the nontreated in the effect of the democratic contract option implying that the contract choice is not necessarily motivated by its performance-enhancing effect.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)463-492
ページ数30
ジャーナルJournal of Law, Economics, and Organization
30
3
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2014 8
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 経済学、計量経済学
  • 組織的行動および人的資源管理
  • 法学

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