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Optimal debt contracts and the single-crossing condition


  • Faure-Grimaud, Antoine
  • Mariotti, Thomas


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  • Faure-Grimaud, Antoine & Mariotti, Thomas, 1999. "Optimal debt contracts and the single-crossing condition," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 65(1), pages 85-89, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:65:y:1999:i:1:p:85-89

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    1. Bolton, Patrick & Scharfstein, David S, 1990. "A Theory of Predation Based on Agency Problems in Financial Contracting," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 80(1), pages 93-106, March.
    2. Douglas W. Diamond, 1984. "Financial Intermediation and Delegated Monitoring," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 51(3), pages 393-414.
    3. Eric Maskin & John Riley, 1984. "Monopoly with Incomplete Information," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 15(2), pages 171-196, Summer.
    4. Townsend, Robert M., 1979. "Optimal contracts and competitive markets with costly state verification," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 21(2), pages 265-293, October.
    5. Douglas Gale & Martin Hellwig, 1985. "Incentive-Compatible Debt Contracts: The One-Period Problem," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 52(4), pages 647-663.
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    1. Dean V. Williamson, 2010. "Financial-Market Contracting," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to Transaction Cost Economics, chapter 24 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Dang, Viet Anh, 2010. "Optimal financial contracts with hidden effort, unobservable profits and endogenous costs of effort," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 75-89, February.

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