Saturday, September 6, 2008

Incentives for study

Tim Harford counsels a father on how to incentivise his son's preparation for some 48 (!) tests he is about to take. If you have a limited pool of funds to use in bribery, Tim says go for incentives upfront to get good habits.

In my household, I suspect that this won't be an issue if the school gets the incentives right.