The Puzzle of a Unique Instrument in Emerging Markets of South Asia
AbstractA unique instrument has been associated with emerging markets of India and Pakistan. We show that the instrument can be considered a market response to the information gaps in these markets. The instrument may credibly transmit information and may eliminate information gaps. Hence, the birth of the instrument is, perhaps, an example of a creative market response to information problems.
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Date of creation: Dec 2009
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Information Asymmetry; Information Transmission; Emerging Markets; Perfect Bayesian Equilibria; Badla Finance;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
- D00 - Microeconomics - - General - - - General
- G0 - Financial Economics - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2010-04-11 (All new papers)
- NEP-CTA-2010-04-11 (Contract Theory & Applications)
- NEP-CWA-2010-04-11 (Central & Western Asia)
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