The Internal Organization of the Firm, Transaction Costs and Macroeconomic Growth
AbstractThis paper proposes an analysis of the links between the internal organization of firms and macroeconomic growth. We present a Schumpeterian growth model in which firms face agency costs. These agency costs are due to the existence of asymmetries of information and the formation of internal vertical collusions. As a response to the opportunity of internal collusion optimal incentive contracts depend on the efficiency of collusive side contracting within organizations.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Laval - Laboratoire Econometrie in its series Papers with number 1999-08.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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Postal: Chaire d'economie et d'econometrie de l'assurance; DELTA; CREST; PARIS, France.
ECONOMIC GROWTH ; COSTS ; BUSINESS ORGANIZATION ; CONTRACTS;
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- Martimort, David & Verdier, Thierry, 2000. " The Internal Organization of the Firm, Transaction Costs, and Macroeconomic Growth," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 5(4), pages 315-40, December.
- Martimort, D. & Verdier, T., 1999. "The Internal Organization of the Firm, Transaction Costs and Macroeconomic Growth," DELTA Working Papers 1999-08, DELTA (Ecole normale supérieure).
- D23 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
- L14 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation
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