Part I: Describe an example you have experience with of the principal-agent problem (for example, you have a desire for your children to listen in school and do well, while for them, goofing off at school might be much more fun), and explain how incentives can be used to overcome the principal-agent problem (such as paying your children for good grades). Include in your explanation an analysis of the risks in using incentives.
Part II: How will you be able to apply what you learned in this course to your current or future work?
Journal – 250 words in length
No references or citations are necessary.
Additional Details on the grading
Response reflects indepth consideration and personalization of the theories, concepts, and/or strategies presented. Viewpoints and interpretations are insightful. Response demonstrates synthesis of ideas presented.