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Homepage:http://www.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/w3/w3bester/bester/home.htm
Workplace:Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft (Economics and Management Field), Freie Universität Berlin (Berlin Free University), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Exit Options and the Allocation of Authority
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2013) Downloads
  2. Signalling Rivalry and Quality Uncertainty in a Duopoly
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2011) Downloads
  3. Subjective Evaluation versus Public Information
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2013) Downloads

2012

  1. Loan Sales and Screening Incentives
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2009

  1. Investments and the Holdup Problem in a Matching Market
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2009) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Mathematical Economics (2013)
  2. Wages and Productivity Growth in a Dynamic Oligopoly
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2009) Downloads

2008

  1. Exit Options in Incomplete Contracts with Asymmetric Information
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2012)

2007

  1. Delegation and Incentives
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2008)

2006

  1. Conflict and the Social Contract
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2006)

2005

  1. Externalities, Communication and the Allocation of Decision Rights
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft Downloads
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich (2005) Downloads View citations (3)
    Discussion Papers, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics (2005) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Theory (2009)

2004

  1. Delegated Bargaining and Renegotiation
    ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh Downloads
    Also in UFAE and IAE Working Papers, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) Downloads
    Departmental Working Papers, Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2001)
  2. Easy Targets and the Timing of Conflict
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Discussion Papers, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics (2003) Downloads
    Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) (2003) Downloads
  3. Externalities and the Allocation of Decision Rights in the Theory of the Firm
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2002) Downloads View citations (5)

2003

  1. Contracting with Imperfect Commitment and Noisy Communication
    Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2007)
  2. Delay in Contests
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Market Processes and Governance, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) (2002) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2004)

2001

  1. Wages and Productivity Growth in a Dynamic Monopoly
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Industrial Organization (2004)

1998

  1. Conflict Resolution Under Asymmetric Information
    Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance, Stockholm School of Economics View citations (4)
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Strategic Pricing, Signalling and Costly Information Acquisition
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Industrial Organization (2001)
  3. Wages and Productivity Growth in a Competitive Industry
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2003)

1994

  1. A bargaining model of financial intermediation
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (1995)
  2. Coupons and Oligopolistic Price Discrimination
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Industrial Organization (1996)
  3. Is altruism evolutionarily stable ?
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (1998)

1993

  1. Price Commitment in Search Markets
    Working Papers, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research View citations (2)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1993) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (1994)

1992

  1. Price Advertising and Advertising in Oligopoly
    Working Papers, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1992) Downloads

1991

  1. A Model of Price Advertising and Sales
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research (1991)
  2. Bargaining V.S. Price Competition in a Market with Quality Uncertainty
    Working Papers, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1991) Downloads
  3. The Incentives for Cost Reduction in a Differentiated Industry
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research (1991) View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Industrial Organization (1993)
  4. The Missing Equilibria in Hotelling's Location Game
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research (1991) View citations (1)
    Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science (1991) Downloads

1990

  1. THE ROLE OF COLLATERAL IN A MODEL OF DEBT RENEGOTIATION
    Working Papers, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Financial Markets Paper, European Science Foundation Network in Financial Markets, c/o C.E.P.R, 77 Bastwick Street, London EC1V 3PZ (1990) View citations (1)
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1990) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (1994)

1988

  1. Bertrand equilibrium in a differentiated duopoly
    Discussion Paper Serie A, University of Bonn, Germany View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in International Economic Review (1992)
  2. Sequential competition in Bertrand-Edgeworth oligopoly
    Discussion Paper Serie A, University of Bonn, Germany

1987

  1. Moral hazard and equilibrium credit rationing: An overview of the issues
    Discussion Paper Serie A, University of Bonn, Germany View citations (31)
  2. Qualitative uncertainity in a market with bilateral trading
    Discussion Paper Serie A, University of Bonn, Germany
    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (1988)

1986

  1. Bargaining,Search costs and equilibrium price distribution
    Discussion Paper Serie A, University of Bonn, Germany View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (1988)
  2. Die Anreizfunktion von Kreditvertraegen bei unvollstaendiger Information
    Discussion Paper Serie A, University of Bonn, Germany
  3. Non-cooperative bargaining and non spatial competition
    Discussion Paper Serie A, University of Bonn, Germany
  4. Open market operations and the nonneutrality of money
    Discussion Paper Serie A, University of Bonn, Germany
  5. Specific skills,imperfect information and job rationing
    Discussion Paper Serie A, University of Bonn, Germany

Undated

  1. Imperfect Commitment and the Revelation Principle
    Departmental Working Papers, Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft Downloads View citations (27)

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Investments and the holdup problem in a matching market
    Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2013, 49, (4), 302-311 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2012

  1. Exit options in incomplete contracts with asymmetric information
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2012, 147, (5), 1947-1968 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Wage bargaining, productivity growth and long-run industry structure
    Labour Economics, 2012, 19, (6), 923-930 Downloads

2009

  1. Externalities, communication and the allocation of decision rights
    Economic Theory, 2009, 41, (2), 269-296 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2008

  1. Delegation and incentives
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2008, 39, (3), 664-682 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Contracting with imperfect commitment and noisy communication
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2007, 136, (1), 236-259 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2006

  1. Conflict and the Social Contract
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2006, 108, (2), 231-249 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2004

  1. Delay in contests
    European Economic Review, 2004, 48, (5), 1169-1178 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Wages and productivity growth in a dynamic monopoly
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2004, 22, (1), 83-100 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2003

  1. Wages and productivity growth in a competitive industry
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2003, 109, (1), 52-69 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

2001

  1. Book Review
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2001, 157, (4), 689-690 Downloads
  2. Contracting with Imperfect Commitment and the Revelation Principle: The Single Agent Case
    Econometrica, 2001, 69, (4), 1077-98 View citations (83)
  3. Delegated bargaining and renegotiation
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2001, 45, (4), 459-473 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. Strategic pricing, signalling, and costly information acquisition
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2001, 19, (9), 1347-1361 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

2000

  1. Imperfect commitment and the revelation principle: the multi-agent case
    Economics Letters, 2000, 69, (2), 165-171 Downloads View citations (13)

1998

  1. Is altruism evolutionarily stable?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1998, 34, (2), 193-209 Downloads View citations (87)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  2. Quality Uncertainty Mitigates Product Differentiation
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1998, 29, (4), 828-844 Downloads View citations (35)

1996

  1. A Noncooperative Analysis of Hotelling's Location Game
    Games and Economic Behavior, 1996, 12, (2), 165-186 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Coupons and oligopolistic price discrimination
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1996, 14, (2), 227-242 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1995

  1. A bargaining model of financial intermediation
    European Economic Review, 1995, 39, (2), 211-228 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  2. Price competition and advertising in oligopoly
    European Economic Review, 1995, 39, (6), 1075-1088 Downloads View citations (25)

1994

  1. Price commitment in search markets
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1994, 25, (1), 109-120 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. Random Advertising and Monopolistic Price Dispersion
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 1994, 3, (3), 545-59 View citations (5)
  3. The Role of Collateral in a Model of Debt Renegotiation
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1994, 26, (1), 72-86 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1993

  1. Bargaining versus Price Competition in Markets with Quality Uncertainty
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (1), 278-88 Downloads View citations (35)
  2. The incentives for cost reduction in a differentiated industry
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1993, 11, (4), 519-534 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1992

  1. Bertrand Equilibrium in a Differentiated Duopoly
    International Economic Review, 1992, 33, (2), 433-48 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1988)

1989

  1. Incentive-Compatible Long-term Contracts and Job Rationing
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1989, 7, (2), 238-55 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Noncooperative Bargaining and Spatial Competition
    Econometrica, 1989, 57, (1), 97-113 Downloads View citations (6)

1988

  1. Bargaining, Search Costs and Equilibrium Price Distributions
    Review of Economic Studies, 1988, 55, (2), 201-14 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (1986)
  2. Qualitative Uncertainty in a Market with Bilateral Trading
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1988, 90, (3), 415-34 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1987

  1. The role of collateral in credit markets with imperfect information
    European Economic Review, 1987, 31, (4), 887-899 Downloads View citations (101)

1985

  1. Screening vs. Rationing in Credit Markets with Imperfect Information
    American Economic Review, 1985, 75, (4), 850-55 Downloads View citations (319)

1984

  1. Increasing risk and equilibrium under uncertainty
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1984, 33, (2), 378-386 Downloads
  2. On increasing risk in incomplete markets
    Economics Letters, 1984, 16, (1-2), 27-30 Downloads

1982

  1. On shareholder unanimity in the mean-variance model
    Economics Letters, 1982, 10, (3-4), 363-367 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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