Destructing the hold-up
In an example of hold-up, giving the investing party the ability to destroy his relationship-specific investment can accommodate equilibria without under-investment. It suggests that destruction can be a possible incentive device in enhancing efficiency in bilateral relationships with hold-up.
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- Myerson, Roger B. & Satterthwaite, Mark A., 1983.
"Efficient mechanisms for bilateral trading,"
Journal of Economic Theory,
Elsevier, vol. 29(2), pages 265-281, April.
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