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A Laboratory Investigation Of The Moral Hazard Problem In An Agency Relationship

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  • DEJONG, DV
  • FORSYTHE, R
  • LUNDHOLM, RJ
  • UECKER, WC

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  • Dejong, Dv & Forsythe, R & Lundholm, Rj & Uecker, Wc, 1985. "A Laboratory Investigation Of The Moral Hazard Problem In An Agency Relationship," Journal of Accounting Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 23, pages 81-120.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:joares:v:23:y:1985:i::p:81-120
    DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10.2307/2490691
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    Keywords

    Moral hazard problem; Agency theory; Liability rule; Multiperiod model;

    JEL classification:

    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • D86 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Economics of Contract Law
    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General

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