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There are probably 100,000 distinct items available along that stretch of road. And most of these items are not luxury goods that only the rich can afford; they are products that millions of Americans can and do purchase every day. The scene along Route 1 on this spring day is, of course, perfectly ordinary— very much like the scene along hundreds of other stretches of road, all across America, that same afternoon. And the discipline of economics is mainly concerned with ordinary things. ” What can economics say about this “ordinary business”?
Cash incentives have been shown to improve student performance. And, like Fryer, Levitt and his co-authors found that delaying the reward to a month after the test had no impact on scores. These two experiments reveal critical insights about how to motivate behavior with incentives. How incentives are designed is very important: the relationship between effort and outcome, as well as the speed of reward, matters a lot. Moreover, the design of incentives may depend quite a lot on the characteristics of the people you are trying to motivate: what motivates a student from an economically privileged background may not motivate a student from an economically disadvantaged one.
Garages in the Wall Street area charge as much as $30 per day. 95 to change your oil—and they keep your car all day! It’s a great story, but unfortunately it turned out not to be true—in fact, there is no Jiffy Lube in Manhattan. But if there were, you can be sure there would be a lot of oil changes there. Why? 95 rather than $30, they would. In this example economists say that people are responding to an incentive— an opportunity to make themselves better off. We can now state our fourth principle of individual choice: People usually respond to incentives, exploiting opportunities to make themselves better off.