perverse incentive

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perverse incentive

Any incentive—e.g., an “item of service” payment—for a clinician to perform ineffective or potentially harmful procedure.
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In the Reverse Incentive Auction, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations relinquished spectrum in three of its duopoly markets -- New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago.
I think that is an absurd reverse incentive," Kobach said.
The reverse incentive is "emblematic of the trust that's developed between ODOT and YRC over the last year," Harwood said.
The rule also offers greater specificity for how the SHOP will operate, such as a provision allowing continued participation in a SHOP by a small firm whose employee size grows thus rendering it technically ineligible, in order to prevent reverse incentives to job growth.
We don't know all the intricacies of this business but it seems clear that some of the players have reverse incentives, incentives contrary to those that would inspire their cooperation.
It was all so different in my day, when exams were exams and reverse incentives were the norm.
It was all so different in my day, when exams were exams and reverse incentives were the norm: 'Fail your exams,' said my mother, 'and you'll end up working on the railways.