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Advancing the field of organizations through the study of military organizations

Mie Augier, Thorbjorn Knudsen and Robert M. McNab.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Business and Management; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11878 words.

This article argues that the field of organization studies may learn from closer study of decision-making and behaviors in military organizations. It describes some of the intellectual...

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ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT: THE CASE OF RUSSIA

Maria Ostrovnaya and Elena Podkolzina.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 8338 words.

Why do people violate the law? The Hobbesian outlook would be that people violate the law in the absence of appropriate punishment. John Stuart Mill would have attributed the violation to...

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British infrastructure policy and the gradual return of the state

Dieter Helm.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development. 10374 words.

The state of British infrastructure is the source of almost continuous study and criticism. There is now a host of new demands in water, energy, transport and communications which require a...

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CARTELS IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Alberto Heimler.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 5465 words.

Public procurement markets differ from all others because quantities do not adjust with prices but are fixed by the bidding authority. As a result, there is a high incentive for organizing...

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Financing Africa's Infrastructure Deficit: From Development Banking to Long-term Investing

Rabah Arezki and Amadou Sy.

in Journal of African Economies

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Corporate Governance; Corporate Regulation. 6302 words.

This article studies the appropriate financing structure of infrastructure investment in Africa. It starts with a description of recent initiatives to scale up infrastructure investment in...

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Financing infrastructure in developing countries

Antonio Estache, Tomas Serebrisky and Liam Wren-Lewis.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Corporate Regulation; Economic Development; Corporate Governance. 13414 words.

This article develops a theoretical framework to analyse options for financing infrastructure in developing countries. We build a basic model that gives motivations for using a combination...

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Firms Operating under Electricity Constraints in Developing Countries

Philippe Alby, Jean-Jacques Dethier and Stéphane Straub.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2013; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Energy and Utilities; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8171 words.

Many developing countries are unable to provide their industrial sectors with reliable electric power, with the result that many enterprises must contend with an insufficient and unreliable...

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Infrastructure and Public Utilities Privatization in Developing Countries

Emmanuelle Auriol and Pierre M. Picard.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Economic Development. 8961 words.

Should governments in developing countries promote private ownership and deregulated prices in noncompetitive sectors? Or should they run publicly owned firms and regulate prices at the...

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Moral Hazard, Incentive Contracts, and Risk: Evidence from Procurement

Gregory Lewis and Patrick Bajari.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Transport; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 14886 words.

Deadlines and late penalties are widely used to incentivize effort. Tighter deadlines and higher penalties induce higher effort, but increase the agent's risk. We model how these contract...

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Procurement Contracting With Time Incentives: Theory and Evidence

Gregory Lewis and Patrick Bajari.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Transport; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Market Structure and Pricing. 12251 words.

In public procurement, social welfare often depends on how quickly the good is delivered. A leading example is highway construction, where slow completion inflicts a negative externality on...

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