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Surveys anmd Incentives: a Principal-Agent-Users Model


  • Jaaidane, T.


The author is interested in whether it is worth producing information, th rough surveys, in order to design a quality regulation mechanism when dealing with public services. He studies a principal-agent-users model in which quality is jointly produced by both the agent and the users thanks to their effort levels.

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  • Jaaidane, T., 1999. "Surveys anmd Incentives: a Principal-Agent-Users Model," Papers 99-14, Paris X - Nanterre, U.F.R. de Sc. Ec. Gest. Maths Infor..
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:pnegmi:99-14

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    JEL classification:

    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods


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