Patrick J. Ferguson

The University of Melbourne

Parkville, 3010

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

3

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“  In my research, I use observational data and field experiments to study how organizations measure, reward, and report on worker performance. I am also interested in contest design and sports economics.  ”

Scholarly Papers (3)

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Consuming Contests: Outcome Uncertainty and Spectator Demand for Contest-based Entertainment

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 21-087
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Patrick J. Ferguson and Karim R. Lakhani
The University of Melbourne and Harvard Business School - Technology and Operations Management Group
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Contest design, information preferences, consumer demand

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subjective performance evaluation, informativeness principle, outcome bias, information acquisition

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Less Information, More Comparison, and Better Performance: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 59, Issue 2
Posted: 24 May 2021
Henry Eyring, Patrick J. Ferguson and Sebastian Koppers
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), The University of Melbourne and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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performance information; peer comparison; competition; learning; field experiment