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Moral Hazard and Marshallian Inefficiency: Evidence from Tunisia

  • Al, C.
  • Arcand, J.L.
  • Ethier, F.

In the presence of moral hazard, received agency theory predicts the "Marshallian inefficiency" of agricultural tenancy contracts, meaning that inputs per hectare on sharecropped land will differ from that on owned land. in this paper, we test for the presence of Marshallian inefficiency using a unique data set collected in the Tunisian village of El Oulja in 1993.

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Paper provided by Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques in its series Cahiers de recherche with number 9605.

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Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:mtl:montde:9605
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