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Replication data for: Workplace Signaling and Financial Commitment: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Breza, Emily
  • Kanz, Martin
  • Klapper, Leora
Publication Date
2018-05-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We provide evidence of strategic behavior in financial decisions that occur in the workplace and are observable to one's employer. We offer factory workers the opportunity to sign up for a commitment savings account that credibly signals the intention to remain employed with the firm. Workers are more likely to sign up when the account is endorsed by their employer and their decision is observed by the firm. An experiment with the firm's managers shows that the firm is more likely to invest in the human capital of workers with accounts, suggesting that financial commitment is rewarded by the employer.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/pandp.20181011 (Text)
Publications
  • Breza, Emily, Martin Kanz, and Leora Klapper. “Workplace Signaling and Financial Commitment: Evidence from a Field Experiment.” AEA Papers and Proceedings 108 (2018): 438–43. https://doi.org/10.1257/pandp.20181011.
    • ID: 10.1257/pandp.20181011 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-13

Breza, Emily; Kanz, Martin; Klapper, Leora (2018): Replication data for: Workplace Signaling and Financial Commitment: Evidence from a Field Experiment. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E114433