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Are food safety standards different from other food standards? A political economy perspective

Johan F.M. Swinnen and Thijs Vandemoortele.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economics of Health; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 6758 words.

This paper uses a political economy model which integrates risk to analyse whether the nature of public food standards [food safety standards, food quality standards, and social and...

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Buying Shares and/or Votes for Corporate Control

Eddie Dekel and Asher Wolinsky.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Mergers and Acquisitions; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 16933 words.

We explore how allowing votes to be traded separately of shares may affect the efficiency of corporate control contests. Our basic set-up and the nature of the questions continue the work...

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CAN LOBBYING PREVENT ANTICOMPETITIVE OUTCOMES? EVIDENCE ON CONSUMER MONOPSONY IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Dino Falaschetti.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marketing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Public Economics. 12089 words.

When basic competition rules cannot stop market power abuses, industry-specific regulations can improve economic performance. But regulations are also more immediately exposed to political...

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The challenge of infrastructure financing

Massimo Ferrari, Alberto Giovannini and Massimo Pompei.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Public Economics; Construction; Primary Products; Development Planning and Policy. 7497 words.

We argue that in infrastructure there is unfilled demand for financing arising from an almost structural deficiency of infrastructures both in developed markets and emerging markets matched...

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Collective performance: modeling the interaction of habit-based actions

Michael D. Cohen, Daniel A. Levinthal and Massimo Warglien.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Business and Management; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 12359 words.

Recurring patterns of action are essential in our efforts to explain central properties of business firms and other organizations. However, the development of systematic theory has been...

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Communication and Decision-Making in Corporate Boards

Nadya Malenko.

in The Review of Financial Studies

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Mergers and Acquisitions. 24066 words.

Time constraints, managerial power, and reputational concerns can impede board communication. This paper develops a model where board decisions depend on directors' effort in communicating...

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COMPETITION IN ANTITRUST REGULATION: LAW BEYOND <i>LIMITS</i>

Ronald A. Cass.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 16284 words.

Twenty-five years ago, Frank Easterbrook published his essay The Limits of Antitrust, in which he argued for a set of filters that government enforcement authorities and judges could use to...

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Consensus in Diverse Corporate Boards

Nina Baranchuk and Philip H. Dybvig.

in The Review of Financial Studies

February 2009; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory. 13504 words.

Many directors are not simply insiders or outsiders. For example, an officer of a supplier is neither independent nor captive of management. We use a spatial model of board decision-making...

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The Corporate Value of (Corrupt) Lobbying

Alexander Borisov, Eitan Goldman and Nandini Gupta.

in The Review of Financial Studies

April 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Regulation; Corporate Regulation; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 14461 words.

We examine whether the stock market considers corporate lobbying to be value enhancing, using an event that potentially limited the ability of firms to lobby but was exogenous to their...

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A critical assessment of the incomplete contracts theory for private participation in public services: the case of the water sector in Ghana

Hulya Dagdeviren and Simon A. Robertson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

September 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Publicly Provided Goods; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Methodology; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 9865 words.

This paper provides a critical analysis of the recent developments in the incomplete contracts theory and its conclusions for privatisation of public services. Drawing on a case study of...

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