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An agency theory of transactions without contract enforcement: The case of China

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  • Zhu, Tian

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  • Tao, Zhigang & Zhu, Tian, 2001. "An agency theory of transactions without contract enforcement: The case of China," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 1-14.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:chieco:v:12:y:2001:i:1:p:1-14
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    1. Guo, Hongdong & Jolly, Robert W., 2008. "Contractual arrangements and enforcement in transition agriculture: Theory and evidence from China," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 33(6), pages 570-575, December.
    2. Cauley, Jon & Sandler, Todd, 2001. "Agency cost and the crisis of China's SOEs: A comment and further observations," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 12(4), pages 293-297.

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