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Ignorance in Agency Problems

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  • Sappington David E. M.

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  • Lewis Tracy R. & Sappington David E. M., 1993. "Ignorance in Agency Problems," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 61(1), pages 169-183, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jetheo:v:61:y:1993:i:1:p:169-183
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