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Access pricing with regulated downstream competition and upstream externalities

Kristin Linnerud and Steinar Vagstad.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

March 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7723 words.

We examine the optimal funding of farmers who have organised their activity in a cooperative that controls the supply of an input factor and meets competition in the market for its...

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Accessing remote knowledge—the roles of trade fairs, pipelines, crowdsourcing and listening posts

Peter Maskell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8737 words.

Work on clusters during the last few decades convincingly demonstrates enhanced opportunities for local growth and entrepreneurship, but external upstream knowledge linkages are often...

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Adverse Selection and Convertible Bonds

Archishman Chakraborty and Bilge Yilmaz.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Corporate Governance. 16191 words.

Informational asymmetries between a firm and investors may lead to adverse selection in capital markets. This paper demonstrates that when the market obtains noisy information about a firm...

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The adverse selection problem in imperfectly competitive financial markets

Ville Mälkönen and Timo Vesala.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 5695 words.

We show that two horizontally differentiated banks can implement separating equilibria in markets for bank loans by using non-linear price schedules. The optimal strategies of the banks...

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Almost identical experience biases in vicarious learning

Hitoshi Mitsuhashi.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations. 12881 words.

While previous research on vicarious learning assumes that managers pay adequate attention to any event in an environment, boundedly rational managers can only pay selective attention to...

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Auditor Conservatism, Incentive Compensation, and the Quality of Financial Reporting

Ravi Singh and Ian Larkin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Regulation; Law and Economics; Accounting; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 13040 words.

This paper examines how performance-based compensation for managers influences their reporting behavior and the resulting stance auditors take when deciding whether to certify a manager’s...

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Barriers to ‘US style’ lean retailing: the case of Wal-Mart's failure in Germany

Susan Christopherson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Other Economic Systems; International Factor Movements and International Business; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Services. 9273 words.

Wal-Mart's exit from the German market in 2006 after 10 years of attempting to achieve sustainable competitive advantage contributes an interesting case to the small but expanding...

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Capital Supply Uncertainty, Cash Holdings, and Investment

Julien Hugonnier, Semyon Malamud and Erwan Morellec.

in The Review of Financial Studies

February 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Investment Banking; Corporate Governance. 32387 words.

We develop a dynamic model of investment, financing, and cash management decisions in which investment is lumpy and firms face capital supply uncertainty. We characterize optimal policies...

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Changes in Beef Packers’ Market Power after the Livestock Mandatory Price Reporting Act: An Agent-based Auction

Christopher N. Boyer and B. Wade Brorsen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 9254 words.

Controversy remains about the effectiveness of the 1999 Livestock Mandatory Price Reporting Act (MPRA). We determine the likely changes in beef packers’ market power after the MPRA by using...

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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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