Example sentences for: incentives

How can you use “incentives” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Stated in that way, the case for private property rests on the incentives that it creates for the preservation and spread of wealth, while the case against it rests on similar utilitarian commitments: giving private ownership to a river blocks transportation, recreation, and aesthetic values.

  • 9. While a great deal of attention focuses on how much retirement saving tax incentives cost the government and how much, if any, new personal saving they generate, what is sometimes overlooked is that tax incentives remind people to save for retirement.

  • Maybe Toobin is right to think that "such incentives did not even exist a generation ago"--although I suspect the incentives do more to bring out relevant truths than distort them, and it's not at all clear that prior to Clinton the incentives even applied "books about the president's sex life."

  • Competition focused on prices, as is often the case in markets dominated by managed care, creates incentives to increase efficiency and possibly curtail resource use.

  • After all, any tax reduces the incentives to work, save, and invest.

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