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incentive

a. an additional payment made to employees as a means of increasing production
b. (as modifier): an incentive scheme

Incentive

A discount, contribution, or amenity offered to a lessee of a property or facility.
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The spike in unemployment during the last recession rekindled the debate over disincentives from unemployment insurance.
Removing this economic disincentive in the tax code will speed the penetration of LNG and propane vehicles into the marketplace, and expand the use of LNG and propane vehicles on America's roadways.
Each of those program structures was shown to have unique attributes, but all were found to pose major disincentives, massive financial costs and barriers to public acceptance.
Employers indicated that 71% found their incentive strategy was "very successful" or "successful" and 45% viewed their disincentive strategy as "very successful" or "successful.
James Sherk of the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, said that unemployment insurance as a disincentive to look for work is not merely conservative spin, but a "universal finding" that liberal economists, including some in the Obama administration, have also espoused.
In this report, GAO discusses (1) stakeholder views on the incentives and disincentives to participating in USDA programs for the benefit of threatened and endangered species and their suggestions for addressing identified disincentives and (2) coordination efforts by USDA and the U.
In addition to the disincentives that have characterized the traditional reward structure of higher education (Olcott & Wright, 1995), other factors have been identified as obstacles to participation in distance education in particular.
Since the disincentive of fear won't work as well anymore, the incentive of intimacy might help stem the virus's spread.
Data is scarce, as hospitals and physicians have disincentive to report huge costs that are difficult to track or associate with actual patient services.
Accounting frameworks should improve transparency around business decisions and outcomes without providing a disincentive to better management of risk.
Although Laqueur quotes this document twice, it makes no sense because he has not discussed the vast nineteenth century literature on the value of circumcision as a disincentive to masturbation in boys, and of clitoridectomy to treat the problem in girls.