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Optimal agency contracts: The effect of vicarious liability and judicial error

  • Bisso, Juan Carlos
  • Choi, Albert H.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Review of Law and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 28 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 166-174

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