Holder of a Ph.D. in economics from Queen's University, Bruce Shearer is professor in the Department of Economics at Université Laval. A specialist in labour economics and applied econometrics, he has focused on incentive labour contracts in companies and their effects on worker productivity. His current research continues the study of incentive contracts and the effects of the different types of compensation, notably with respect to performance bonuses.
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Publications by Bruce Shearer

14 publications
May 31, 2018

Measuring Physicians’ Response to Incentives: Evidence on Hours Worked and Multitasking

Bruce S. Shearer, Nibene Habib Somé and Bernard Fortin

December 31, 2011

Le Québec économique 2011 : Un bilan de santé du Québec

Luc Godbout, Marcelin Joanis, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Suzanne Bisaillon, Stéphanie Boulenger, Joanne Castonguay, Natalie Coyle, Benoit Dostie, Étienne Dumont, François Dupuis, Jim Engle-Warnick, Bernard Fortin, Pierre Fortin, Nicolas Jacquemet, Pierre Thomas Léger, Philip Merrigan, Claude Montmarquette, Ingrid Peignier, Michelle Savoie, Bruce S. Shearer, Erin Strumpf , Wendy Thomson, François Vaillancourt and Marc Van Audenrode

Experimental Economics, Strategy and International Economy, Government finances and Health
September 1, 2010

Labour Supply, Work Effort and Contract Choice: Theory and Evidence on Physicians

Bernard Fortin, Nicolas Jacquemet and Bruce S. Shearer

Contract, Econometrics and Health
August 1, 2008

Physicians' Multitasking and Incentives: Empirical Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Etienne Dumont, Bernard Fortin, Nicolas Jacquemet and Bruce S. Shearer

Contract and Health
May 1, 2004

Male-Female Productivity Differentials: The Role of Ability and Incentives

Harry J. Paarsch and Bruce S. Shearer

August 1, 2003

Compensation Policy and Worker Performance: Identifying Incentive Effects from Field Experiments

Bruce S. Shearer

Experimental Economics, Econometrics and Social Policies
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