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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

In legal usage in many contexts, the actual (what occurs in fact, and may be proved as a fact) is contrasted with what is deemed or implied by operation of ...

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A comparison of hypothetical risk attitude elicitation instruments for explaining farmer crop insurance purchases

Luisa Menapace, Gregory Colson and Roberta Raffaelli.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Agricultural Economics. 9181 words.

This article presents evidence on the stability and behavioural validity of alternative survey mechanisms for eliciting farmers' attitudes towards risk. Three hypothetical instruments are...

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The Decentralization of Information Processing in the Presence of Interactions

Dimitri Vayanos.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Production and Organizations. 13067 words.

We propose a model of organizational decision making, in which information processing is decentralized. Our model incorporates two features of many actual organizations: aggregation entails...

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Measuring Strategic Uncertainty in Coordination Games

Frank Heinemann, Rosemarie Nagel and Peter Ockenfels.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 17674 words.

This paper proposes a method to measure strategic uncertainty by eliciting certainty equivalents analogous to measuring risk attitudes in lotteries. We apply this method by conducting...

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Smooth Trading with Overconfidence and Market Power

Albert S Kyle, Anna A Obizhaeva and Yajun Wang.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Market Structure and Pricing; Economics. 22288 words.

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We describe a symmetric continuous-time model of trading among relatively overconfident, oligopolistic informed traders with exponential utility....

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Private Information and the Option to Not Sue: A Reevaluation of Contract Remedies

Ronen Avraham and Zhiyong Liu.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

April 2012; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Law and Economics; Contract Law. 10286 words.

In this paper, we study contracts with two-sided incomplete information. Prior literature on contract remedies does not formally account for the nonbreaching party's option to not sue for...

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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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Inertia in disinvestment decisions: experimental evidence

Oliver Musshoff, Martin Odening, Christian Schade, Syster Christin Maart-Noelck and Serena Sandri.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

July 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Design of Experiments; Intertemporal Choice and Growth. 8062 words.

In this paper we analyse the timing of disinvestment decisions by applying a real options approach to explain the experimentally observed disinvestment behaviour of agricultural...

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Too Burdensome to Bid: Transaction Costs and Pay-for-Performance Conservation

Leah H. Palm-Forster, Scott M. Swinton, Frank Lupi and Robert S. Shupp.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Environmental Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 10497 words.

In a world free of transaction costs, reverse auctions have the potential to cost-effectively allocate payment for environmental service contracts by targeting projects that provide the...

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The “Necessity” of New Position Limits in Agricultural Futures Markets: The Verdict from Daily Firm-level Position Data

Dwight R. Sanders and Scott H. Irwin.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics; Agricultural Economics; Energy Economics. 10793 words.

Regulators are proposing new position limits in U.S. commodity futures markets while the actual impact of long-only index funds on futures prices continues to be debated. Researchers have...

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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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