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Book Review of “Contract Theory” (Bolton and Dewatripont, 2005)

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  • Schmitz, Patrick W.

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In this working paper, P. Bolton and M. Dewatripont’s book “Contract Theory” is discussed.

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  • Schmitz, Patrick W., 2006. "Book Review of “Contract Theory” (Bolton and Dewatripont, 2005)," MPRA Paper 6977, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    • D86 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Economics of Contract Law

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