Bruce S. Shearer

Research Fellow

Université Laval

Bruce Shearer is professor of economics at the Université Laval, located in Quebec City, Canada. He is also a Research Fellow of CIRPÉE (Centre Interuniversitaire sur le Risque, les Politiques Économiques et l'Emploi) and an Associate Fellow of CIRANO (Centre for Interuniversity Research and ANalysis on Organizations).

His research is in labour economics, specializing in the effects of different compensation systems on worker and firm performance. He has recently published in the Review of Economic Studies, the International Economic Review, the Journal of Human Resources and the Journal of the European Economic Association.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in March 2005.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4339
published in: International Economic Review, 2011, 52 (3), 2011
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3948
published in: Labour Economics, 2010, 17 (1), 276-283
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3229
revised version published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27(6), 1436-1450
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2696
published as "Gift giving and worker productivity: Evidence from a firm-level experiment" in: Games and Economic Behavior, 2009, 67 (1), 233-244
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2227
published in: Economics Letters, 2010, 108 (3), 345-348