Arm's-Length Relationships without Moral Hazard
AbstractI show that cutting the flow of information between a principal and an agent can increase the power of the incentives of the agent to reveal private information. (JEL: D23, D82, D86, L20) (c) 2010 by the European Economic Association.
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Volume (Year): 8 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2-3 (04-05)
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Other versions of this item:
- D23 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights
- D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
- D86 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Economics of Contract Law
- L20 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - General
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