Despite the vast research literature on topics relating to contract theory, only a few of Professor of Economics and Co-Director of Ecare Mathias Dewatripont. CONTRACT THEORY. Patrick Bolton and Mathias Dewatripont. The MIT Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts. London, England. Pris: kr. Inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Contract Theory av Patrick Bolton, Mathias Dewatripont på

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It will undoubtedly be the definitive text on the topic for many years to come. Furer Professor of Dewahripont, Harvard University ‘ Contract Theory is certainly the most important textbook on the frontiers of microeconomics since Tirole’s celebrated Theory of Industrial Organization.

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.

All this contributes to fontract the book not only the unavoidable teaching and research reference on contract theory, but also a unique tribute to economics at its best.

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This book will appeal not only to policy-makers and business executives, but also to the theoretically inclined economist. The second edition incorporates much new material, including recent advances to two-sided market economics to which the authors have made substantial contributions. This new quote arrived too late for the jacket, so the first quote will be used there.


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Skickas inom vardagar. A comprehensive introduction to contract theory, emphasizing common themes and methodologies as well as applications in key areas. Despite the vast amd literature on topics relating to contract theory, only a few of the field’s core ideas are covered in microeconomics textbooks.

This long-awaited book fills the need for a comprehensive textbook on contract theory suitable for use at the graduate and advanced undergraduate levels. 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.


It also presents many applications in all areas of economics, especially labor mayhias, industrial organization, and corporate finance. The book emphasizes applications rather than general theorems while providing self-contained, intuitive treatment of the simple models analyzed. In this way, it can also serve as a reference for researchers interested in building contract-theoretic models in applied contexts. 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.

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Subsequent sections treat multilateral contracting with private information or hidden actions, dewwtripont 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.

Each chapter ends with a conyract to the relevant literature. Exercises appear in a separate chapter at the end of the book. Advances in Economics and Econometrics Mathias Dewatripont.

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