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First Name: Helmut
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Last Name: Bester
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RePEc Short-ID: pbe134

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Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft
Freie Universität Berlin
Location: Berlin, Germany
Homepage: http://www.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/
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Phone: (030) 838 2272
Fax: (030) 838 2129
Postal: Garystr. 21, 14195 Berlin (Dahlem)
Handle: RePEc:edi:fwfubde (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Bester, Helmut & Krähmer, Daniel, 2013. "Exit Options and the Allocation of Authority," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 401, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
  2. Bester, Helmut & Münster, Johannes, 2013. "Subjective Evaluation versus Public Information," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 399, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
  3. Bester, Helmut & Gehrig, Thomas & Stenbacka, Rune, 2012. "Loan Sales and Screening Incentives," CEPR Discussion Papers 9084, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  4. Bester, Helmut & Demuth, Juri, 2011. "Signalling rivalry and quality uncertainty in a duopoly," Discussion Papers 2011/20, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics.
  5. Bester, Helmut & Milliou, Chrysovalantou & Petrakis, Emmanuel, 2009. "Wages and Productivity Growth in a Dynamic Oligopoly," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 287, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
  6. Bester, Helmut, 2009. "Investments and the holdup problem in a matching market," Discussion Papers 2009/7, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics.
  7. Bester, Helmut & Krähmer, Daniel, 2008. "Exit Options in Incomplete Contracts with Asymmetric Information," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 251, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
  8. Bester, Helmut & Krahmer, Daniel, 2007. "Delegation and Incentives," CEPR Discussion Papers 6042, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  9. Bester, Helmut & Wärneryd, Karl, 2006. "Conflict and the Social Contract," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 94, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
  10. Bester, Helmut & Konrad, Kai A, 2004. "Easy Targets and the Timing of Conflict," CEPR Discussion Papers 4245, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  11. Bester, Helmut & Konrad, Kai A, 2003. "Delay in Contests," CEPR Discussion Papers 3784, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  12. Bester, Helmut, 2002. "Externalities and the Allocation of Decision Rights in the Theory of the Firm," CEPR Discussion Papers 3276, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  13. Bester, H. & Güth, W., 1994. "Is altruism evolutionarily stable ?," Discussion Paper 1994-103, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  14. Bester, H. & Petrakis, E., 1994. "Coupons and Oligopolistic Price Discrimination," Discussion Paper 1994-12, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  15. Bester, H., 1994. "A bargaining model of financial intermediation," Discussion Paper 1994-15, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  16. Bester, H., 1993. "Price Commitment in Search Markets," Papers 9309, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  17. Bester, H. & Petrakis, E., 1992. "Price Advertising and Advertising in Oligopoly," Papers 9222, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  18. Bester, H. & de Palma, A. & Leininger, W., 1991. "The Missing Equilibria in Hotelling's Location Game," Papers 9163, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  19. Bester, H. & Petrakis, E., 1991. "The Incentives for Cost Reduction in a Differentiated Industry," Papers 9136, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  20. Bester, H., 1991. "A Model of price Advertising and Sales," Papers 9158, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  21. Bester, H., 1991. "Bargaining V.S. Price Competition in a Market with Quality Uncertainty," Papers 9113, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  22. Helmut Bester, 1990. "The Role of Collateral in a Model of Debt Renegotiation," CEPR Financial Markets Paper 0001, European Science Foundation Network in Financial Markets, c/o C.E.P.R, 77 Bastwick Street, London EC1V 3PZ.
  23. Bester,Helmut, 1988. "Bertrand equilibrium in a differentiated duopoly," Discussion Paper Serie A 209, University of Bonn, Germany.
  24. Bester,Helmut, 1988. "Sequential competition in Bertrand-Edgeworth oligopoly," Discussion Paper Serie A 165, University of Bonn, Germany.
  25. Bester,Helmut Hellwig,Martin, 1987. "Moral hazard and equilibrium credit rationing: An overview of the issues," Discussion Paper Serie A 125, University of Bonn, Germany.
  26. Bester,Helmut, 1987. "Qualitative uncertainity in a market with bilateral trading," Discussion Paper Serie A 96, University of Bonn, Germany.
  27. Bester,Helmut, 1986. "Non-cooperative bargaining and non spatial competition," Discussion Paper Serie A 73, University of Bonn, Germany.
  28. Bester,Helmut, 1986. "Specific skills,imperfect information and job rationing," Discussion Paper Serie A 58, University of Bonn, Germany.
  29. Bester,Helmut, 1986. "Open market operations and the nonneutrality of money," Discussion Paper Serie A 55, University of Bonn, Germany.
  30. Bester,Helmut, 1986. "Bargaining,Search costs and equilibrium price distribution," Discussion Paper Serie A 49, University of Bonn, Germany.
  31. Bester,Helmut, 1986. "Die Anreizfunktion von Kreditvertraegen bei unvollstaendiger Information," Discussion Paper Serie A 51, University of Bonn, Germany.
  32. Helmut Bester, . "Externalities, Communication and the Allocation of Decision Rights," Papers 027, Departmental Working Papers.
  33. Helmut Bester & Joszef Sakovics, . "Delegated Bargaining and Renegotiation," Papers 007, Departmental Working Papers.
  34. Helmut Bester & Emmanuel Petrakis, . "Wages and Productivity Growth in a Dynamic Monopoly," Papers 012, Departmental Working Papers.
  35. Helmut Bester & Klaus Ritzberger, . "Strategic Pricing, Signalling, and Costly Information Acquisition," Papers 008, Departmental Working Papers.
  36. Helmut Bester & Roland Strausz, . "Contracting with Imperfect Commitment and Noisy Communication," Papers 017, Departmental Working Papers.
  37. Helmut Bester & Roland Strausz, . "Imperfect Commitment and the Revelation Principle," Papers 004, Departmental Working Papers.
  38. Helmut Bester & Emmanuel Petrakis, . "Wages and Productivity Growth in a Competitive Industry," Papers 009, Departmental Working Papers.
  39. Helmut Bester & Karl Warneryd, . "Conflict Resolution under Asymmetric Information," Papers 006, Departmental Working Papers.

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Articles

  1. Bester, Helmut, 2013. "Investments and the holdup problem in a matching market," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(4), pages 302-311.
  2. Bester, Helmut & Milliou, Chrysovalantou & Petrakis, Emmanuel, 2012. "Wage bargaining, productivity growth and long-run industry structure," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(6), pages 923-930.
  3. Bester, Helmut & Krähmer, Daniel, 2012. "Exit options in incomplete contracts with asymmetric information," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 147(5), pages 1947-1968.
  4. Helmut Bester, 2009. "Externalities, communication and the allocation of decision rights," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 41(2), pages 269-296, November.
  5. Helmut Bester & Daniel Krähmer, 2008. "Delegation and incentives," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 39(3), pages 664-682.
  6. Bester, Helmut & Strausz, Roland, 2007. "Contracting with imperfect commitment and noisy communication," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 136(1), pages 236-259, September.
  7. Helmut Bester & Karl Wärneryd, 2006. "Conflict and the Social Contract," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 108(2), pages 231-249, 07.
  8. Bester, Helmut & Petrakis, Emmanuel, 2004. "Wages and productivity growth in a dynamic monopoly," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 83-100, January.
  9. Bester, Helmut & Konrad, Kai A., 2004. "Delay in contests," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 48(5), pages 1169-1178, October.
  10. Bester, Helmut & Petrakis, Emmanuel, 2003. "Wages and productivity growth in a competitive industry," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 109(1), pages 52-69, March.
  11. Helmut Bester, 2001. "Book Review," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 157(4), pages 689-690, December.
  12. Bester, Helmut & Strausz, Roland, 2001. "Contracting with Imperfect Commitment and the Revelation Principle: The Single Agent Case," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 69(4), pages 1077-98, July.
  13. Bester, Helmut & Ritzberger, Klaus, 2001. "Strategic pricing, signalling, and costly information acquisition," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 19(9), pages 1347-1361, November.
  14. Bester, Helmut & Sakovics, Jozsef, 2001. "Delegated bargaining and renegotiation," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 45(4), pages 459-473, August.
  15. Bester, Helmut & Strausz, Roland, 2000. "Imperfect commitment and the revelation principle: the multi-agent case," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 69(2), pages 165-171, November.
  16. Bester, Helmut & Guth, Werner, 1998. "Is altruism evolutionarily stable?," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 193-209, February.
  17. Helmut Bester, 1998. "Quality Uncertainty Mitigates Product Differentiation," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 29(4), pages 828-844, Winter.
  18. Bester, Helmut & Petrakis, Emmanuel, 1996. "Coupons and oligopolistic price discrimination," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 227-242.
  19. Bester, Helmut & de Palma, Andre & Leininger, Wolfgang & Thomas, Jonathan & von Thadden, Ernst-Ludwig, 1996. "A Noncooperative Analysis of Hotelling's Location Game," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 12(2), pages 165-186, February.
  20. Bester, Helmut & Petrakis, Emmanuel, 1995. "Price competition and advertising in oligopoly," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 39(6), pages 1075-1088, June.
  21. Bester, Helmut, 1995. "A bargaining model of financial intermediation," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 211-228, February.
  22. Bester, Helmut, 1994. "The Role of Collateral in a Model of Debt Renegotiation," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 26(1), pages 72-86, February.
  23. Bester, Helmut, 1994. "Price commitment in search markets," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 109-120, September.
  24. Bester, Helmut, 1994. "Random Advertising and Monopolistic Price Dispersion," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 3(3), pages 545-59, Fall.
  25. Bester, Helmut & Petrakis, Emmanuel, 1993. "The incentives for cost reduction in a differentiated industry," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 11(4), pages 519-534.
  26. Bester, Helmut, 1993. "Bargaining versus Price Competition in Markets with Quality Uncertainty," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 83(1), pages 278-88, March.
  27. Bester, Helmut, 1992. "Bertrand Equilibrium in a Differentiated Duopoly," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 33(2), pages 433-48, May.
  28. Bester, Helmut, 1989. "Incentive-Compatible Long-term Contracts and Job Rationing," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 7(2), pages 238-55, April.
  29. Bester, Helmut, 1989. "Noncooperative Bargaining and Spatial Competition," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 57(1), pages 97-113, January.
  30. Bester, Helmut, 1988. " Qualitative Uncertainty in a Market with Bilateral Trading," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 90(3), pages 415-34.
  31. Bester, Helmut, 1988. "Bargaining, Search Costs and Equilibrium Price Distributions," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 55(2), pages 201-14, April.
  32. Bester, Helmut, 1987. "The role of collateral in credit markets with imperfect information," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 887-899, June.
  33. Bester, Helmut, 1985. "Screening vs. Rationing in Credit Markets with Imperfect Information," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(4), pages 850-55, September.
  34. Bester, Helmut, 1984. "Increasing risk and equilibrium under uncertainty," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 33(2), pages 378-386, August.
  35. Bester, Helmut, 1984. "On increasing risk in incomplete markets," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 16(1-2), pages 27-30.
  36. Bester, Helmut, 1982. "On shareholder unanimity in the mean-variance model," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 10(3-4), pages 363-367.

NEP Fields

31 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2012-10-06
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (7) 2005-10-29 2006-02-12 2007-01-28 2008-12-01 2009-12-19 2012-02-01 2013-06-16. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2013-06-16 2013-06-24
  4. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (3) 2004-04-25 2012-02-01 2013-06-16
  5. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (8) 2008-12-01 2012-02-01 2012-10-06 2013-06-16 2013-06-16 2013-06-16 2013-06-24 2013-06-24. Author is listed
  6. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (2) 2009-07-03 2009-10-03
  7. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2004-06-13
  8. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (3) 2000-07-03 2009-07-03 2009-10-03
  9. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2003-07-13
  10. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (4) 2013-06-16 2013-06-16 2013-06-24 2013-06-24
  11. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (3) 2000-07-03 2012-02-01 2013-06-16
  12. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2000-12-19 2001-02-27
  13. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (9) 2003-03-14 2005-10-29 2005-10-29 2005-12-01 2006-01-24 2007-01-28 2013-06-16 2013-06-16 2013-06-16. Author is listed
  14. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2006-02-12
  15. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2007-01-28
  16. NEP-REG: Regulation (3) 2000-07-03 2001-02-21 2004-04-25
  17. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2006-02-12

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