Contract theory I Patrick Bolton and Mathias Dewatripont. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1. Contracts- Methodology. Book Review of “Contract Theory”. (Bolton and Dewatripont, ). Patrick W. Schmitz. Online at Economics A: Contract Theory in the theory of relational contracts and dynamic signalling. Bolton and Dewatripont (), Contract Theory, MIT Press .
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Bolton and Dewatripont have done a marvelous job of providing an exhaustive account of the field, using only very simple and self-contained models and relying on a whole battery of economic applications. It will undoubtedly be the definitive text on the topic for many years to come. This version should be used for all other purposes.
Arrived too late to appear on dewatripon jacket. It begins by discussing such basic ideas in incentive and information theory as screening, signaling, and moral hazard.
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Despite the vast research literature on topics relating to contract theory, only a few of the field’s core ideas are covered in microeconomics textbooks. Evans, Hagiu and Schmalensee beautifully blend economics, history, and business analysis to shed light on how businesses and policy makers should design their strategies.
Each chapter dewatipont with a guide to the relevant literature. The book covers all the major topics in contract theory taught in most graduate courses. It begins by discussing such basic ideas in incentive and information theory as screening, signaling, and moral hazard. Nevertheless, Dalia Marin and Monika Schnitzer make a compelling and intriguing case that, if planned with care, barter can play a valuable role in both international trade and transitional economies.
Subsequent sections treat multilateral contracting with private information or hidden actions, covering auction theory, bilateral trade under private information, and the theory of the internal organization of firms; long-term contracts with private information or hidden actions; and incomplete contracts, the theory of ownership and control, and contracting with externalities. Exercises appear in a separate chapter at the end of the book.
It also presents many applications in all areas of economics, especially labor economics, industrial organization, and corporate finance.
This new quote arrived too late for the jacket, so the first quote will be used there. It covers the areas of agency theory, information economics, and organization theory, highlighting common themes and methodologies and presenting the main ideas in an accessible way.
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The book covers all the major topics in contract theory taught in most graduate courses. In this way, it can also serve as a reference for researchers interested in building contract-theoretic models in applied contexts. The second edition incorporates much new material, including recent advances to two-sided market economics to which the authors have made substantial contributions. Despite the vast research literature on topics relating to contract theory, only a few of the field’s core ideas are covered in microeconomics textbooks.
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Account Options Sign in. Furer Professor of Economics, Harvard University ‘ Contract Theory is certainly the most important textbook on the frontiers of microeconomics since Tirole’s celebrated Theory of Industrial Organization. Patrick Bolton is John H. Bloggat om Contract Theory. Each chapter ends with a guide to the relevant literature.
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