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Contract Enforcement: A Political Economy Model of Legal Development

Fali Huang.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2013; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Economic Development. 14238 words.

In an effort to understand why the relative usage of relational and legal contracts differs across societies, this article builds a political economy model of legal development where legal...

Does Court Speed Shape Economic Activity? Evidence from a Court Reform in India

Matthieu Chemin.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

August 2012; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Economic Development; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Production and Organizations; Law and Economics; Contract Law. 11445 words.

This article investigates the impact of quick courts on firms' contracting behavior and economic performance. In 2002, the Code of Civil Procedure Amendment Act was enacted in India to...

Farmer Bargaining Power and Market Information Services

Pierre Courtois and Julie Subervie.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Economic Development. 14060 words.

In many Sub-Saharan African countries, farmers typically have a choice between selling their products to traders who travel between villages and markets and transporting their products to...

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Negatively Correlated Bandits

Nicolas Klein and Sven Rady.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Technological Change; Research and Development. 19873 words.

We analyse a two-player game of strategic experimentation with two-armed bandits. Either player has to decide in continuous time whether to use a safe arm with a known pay-off or a risky...

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A Perpetual Race to Stay Ahead

Johannes Hörner.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 15550 words.

This paper presents a model of dynamic competition between two firms that repeatedly engage in an innovative activity. The state of competition—measured by the difference between the number...

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Social Experimentation with Interdependent and Expanding Technologies

Umberto Garfagnini and Bruno Strulovici.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 16910 words.

How do successive, forward-looking agents experiment with interdependent and endogenous technologies? In this article, trying a radically new technology not only is informative of the value...

Social Networks and the Process of Globalization

Georg Duernecker and Fernando Vega-Redondo.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 20415 words.

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We propose a stylized dynamic model to understand the role of social networks in the phenomenon we call “globalization”. In a nutshell, this term...

Stop! The Polio Vaccination Cessation Game

Scott Barrett.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2010; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory; International Relations and International Political Economy; Public Economics; Economics of Health; Economic Development. 10057 words.

Should polio be eradicated worldwide, countries must decide whether to continue to vaccinate with the live-attenuated vaccine, to continue to vaccinate with the alternative, killed vaccine,...

WHEN IS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NEEDED AS A CARROT FOR INNOVATORS?

Christoph Engel.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Property Law; Game Theory and Bargaining Theory. 7570 words.

Policymakers all over the world claim that there can be no innovation without protection. For more than a century, critics have objected that the case for intellectual property is far from...