Pay, Reference Points, and Police Performance
NBER Working Paper No. 12202
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I am indebted to Orley Ashenfelter and Gordon Dahl for providing the data on arbitration cases. I am also grateful to George Akerlof, David Card, Hank Farber, Alan Krueger, Jonathan Leonard, David Levine, Enrico Moretti, Mathew Rabin, Rebecca Rainof, Cecilia Rouse, Jesse Rothstein, and seminar participants at Humboldt University, Nuffield College, Hebrew University, Universitat Pompeau Fabra, University of California%u2013Berkeley, University of California%u2013Davis, Stanford Graduate School of Business, London School of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research, and University of Illinois %u2013 Urbana Champaign, and the Princeton labor lunch for helpful suggestions. Financial support was provided by Fellowship for Woodrow Wilson Scholars and the Industrial Relations Section of Princeton University.