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Binary Decision Structures and the Required Detail of Information

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  • Visser, B.

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How much does one need to know about the characteristics of heterogeneous agents in order to position them correctly in an organizational structure? This question is addressed in a project selection framework with error--prone decision--makers.

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  • Visser, B., 1998. "Binary Decision Structures and the Required Detail of Information," Economics Working Papers eco98/1, European University Institute.
  • Handle: RePEc:eui:euiwps:eco98/1
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    Cited by:

    1. Joseph E. Stiglitz, 2002. "Information and the Change in the Paradigm in Economics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, pages 460-501.
    2. Jun Tackseung & Kim Jeong-Yoo, 2010. "Designing the Efficient Information-Processing Organization," The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 10(1), pages 1-29, October.

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    Keywords

    ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE ; INFORMATION;

    JEL classification:

    • D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
    • D80 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - General

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