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Limiting Buyer Discretion: Effects on Performance and Price in Long-Term Contracts

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  • Lisa J. Cameron
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    Article provided by American Economic Association in its journal American Economic Review.

    Volume (Year): 90 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 265-281

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    Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:90:y:2000:i:1:p:265-281

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    1. Eduardo Engel & Ronald Fischer & Alexander Galetovic, 2004. "Soft Budgets And Highway Franchising," Documentos de Trabajo 176, Centro de Economía Aplicada, Universidad de Chile.
    2. Francesco Corielli & Stefano Gatti & Alessandro Steffanoni, 2010. "Risk Shifting through Nonfinancial Contracts: Effects on Loan Spreads and Capital Structure of Project Finance Deals," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 42(7), pages 1295-1320, October.
    3. Eduardo Engel & Ronald Fischer & Alexander Galetovic, 2009. "Public-Private Partnerships: when and how," Documentos de Trabajo 257, Centro de Economía Aplicada, Universidad de Chile.

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