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Homepage:http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/IIM/whosWho/deMeza.htm
Workplace:Department of Management, London School of Economics (LSE), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2015

  1. The Power of (Non) Positive Thinking: Self-Employed Pessimists Earn More than Optimists
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (17)

2013

  1. Take the money and run: making profits by paying borrowers to stay home
    Working Papers, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna Downloads
    Also in Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa (2012) Downloads

2012

  1. Do bad risks know it? Experimental evidence on optimism and adverse selection
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2012)
  2. Entrepreneurship: Cause or Consequence of Financial Optimism?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)

2010

  1. Disclosure, Trust and Persuasion in Insurance Markets
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. Incentive Design under Loss Aversion
    FMG Discussion Papers, Financial Markets Group Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2007)

2004

  1. Exclusive Contracts Foster Relationship-Specific Investment
    The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, University of Bristol, UK Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Irrational exuberance, entrepreneurial finance and public policy
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance (2004)
  3. Principal Agent Problems Under Loss Aversion: An Application to Executive Stock Options
    FMG Discussion Papers, Financial Markets Group Downloads
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2004) Downloads
  4. TOO MUCH INVESTMENT: A PROBLEM OF COORDINATION FAILURE
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)

2003

  1. Appropriability, Investment Incentives and the Property Rights Theory of the Firm
    The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, University of Bristol, UK Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Do Unprejudiced Societies Need Equal Opportunity Legislation?
    Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003, Royal Economic Society Downloads
    Also in The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, University of Bristol, UK (2002) Downloads
  3. Please Hold me Up: Why Firms Grant Exclusive Dealing Contracts
    The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, The Centre for Market and Public Organisation, University of Bristol, UK Downloads View citations (4)
  4. The Near Impossibility of Credit Rationing
    FMG Discussion Papers, Financial Markets Group Downloads
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2003) Downloads

2001

  1. In Defence of Usury Laws
    FMG Discussion Papers, Financial Markets Group Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2001) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2009)
  2. Saving Eliminates Credit Rationing
    FMG Discussion Papers, Financial Markets Group Downloads
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2001) Downloads

2000

  1. Advantageous Selection in Insurance Market
    Discussion Papers, University of Exeter, Department of Economics View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2001)
  2. And a Vision Appeared unto them of a Great Profit: Evidence of Self-Deception among the Self-Employed
    Royal Holloway, University of London: Discussion Papers in Economics, Department of Economics, Royal Holloway University of London Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2000)

1998

  1. Outside Options, Ownership and Incentives Revisited
    Discussion Papers, University of Exeter, Department of Economics
  2. The Property-Rights Theory of the Firm with Endogenous Timing of Asset Purchase
    STICERD - Theoretical Economics Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (1998) Downloads
  3. When Will Capitalists Meet their Match? The Property Rights Theory of the Firm With Endogenous Timing
    Discussion Papers, University of Exeter, Department of Economics

1997

  1. Does Asset Ownership Always Motivate Managers? The Property Rights Theory of the Firm with Alternating - Offers Bargaining
    Discussion Papers, University of Exeter, Department of Economics View citations (7)

1996

  1. Optimal Taxation and the Private provision of Public Goods
    Discussion Papers, University of Exeter, Department of Economics View citations (1)

1995

  1. Gluts, Dearths and Market Efficiency
    Discussion Papers, University of Exeter, Department of Economics
  2. The Borrower's Curse: Optimism, Finance and Enterpreneurship
    Discussion Papers, University of Exeter, Department of Economics View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1996)
  3. Too Few Risk Takers
    Discussion Papers, University of Exeter, Department of Economics

1983

  1. Choice of Technique Under Uncertainty
    Discussion Papers (REL - Recherches Economiques de Louvain), Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) Downloads

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Evidence that waste aversion begets insurance aversion
    Economics Letters, 2015, 126, (C), 75-77 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. The deadweight gain of insurance taxation when risky activities are optional
    Journal of Public Economics, 2014, 115, (C), 109-116 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Debiasing the Becker – DeGroot – Marschak valuation mechanism
    Economics Bulletin, 2013, 33, (2), 1446-1456 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Do financial advisor commissions distort client choice?
    Economics Letters, 2013, 119, (2), 117-119 Downloads View citations (8)

2012

  1. Do bad risks know it? Experimental evidence on optimism and adverse selection
    Economics Letters, 2012, 114, (2), 168-171 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Every shroud has a silver lining: The visible benefits of hidden surcharges
    Economics Letters, 2012, 116, (2), 151-153 Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Too much investment? A problem of endogenous outside options
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2010, 69, (2), 503-511 Downloads View citations (7)

2009

  1. In Defense of Usury Laws
    Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 2009, 41, (8), 1691-1703 View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2007

  1. Incentive Design under Loss Aversion
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2007, 5, (1), 66-92 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Credit Rationing: Something's Gotta Give
    Economica, 2006, 73, (292), 563-578 Downloads View citations (11)

2004

  1. Irrational Exuberance, Entrepreneurial Finance and Public Policy
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2004, 11, (4), 391-417 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Spillovers, Investment Incentives and the Property Rights Theory of the Firm
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2004, 52, (2), 229-253 Downloads View citations (9)

2003

  1. Comparative advantage and the pursuit of strategic trade policy
    Economics Letters, 2003, 81, (2), 279-283 Downloads View citations (16)

2002

  1. Overlending?
    Economic Journal, 2002, 112, (477), F17-F31 View citations (20)

2001

  1. Advantageous Selection in Insurance Markets
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2001, 32, (2), 249-62 View citations (137)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2000

  1. And a vision appeared unto them of a great profit: evidence of self-deception among the self-employed
    Economics Letters, 2000, 67, (1), 35-41 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Does credit rationing imply insufficient lending?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 78, (3), 215-234 Downloads View citations (57)

1999

  1. Too Much Monitoring, Not Enough Performance Pay
    Economic Journal, 1999, 109, (454), C126-39 View citations (3)
  2. Wealth, Enterprise and Credit Policy
    Economic Journal, 1999, 109, (455), 153-63 View citations (53)

1997

  1. Everyone may benefit from subsidising entry to risky occupations
    Journal of Public Economics, 1997, 66, (3), 409-424 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. In praise of inequality: public good provision and income distribution
    Economics Letters, 1997, 57, (3), 289-296 Downloads View citations (34)
  3. Product Diversity under Monopoly: Two High Quality Results
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1997, 49, (2), 169-71 View citations (1)

1996

  1. House Price, the Supply of Collateral and the Enterprise Economy
    Economic Journal, 1996, 106, (434), 60-75 Downloads View citations (119)
  2. The Borrower's Curse: Optimism, Finance and Entrepreneurship
    Economic Journal, 1996, 106, (435), 375-86 Downloads View citations (164)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1995

  1. On the European Union VAT proposals: the superiority of origin over destination taxation
    Fiscal Studies, 1995, 16, (1), 1-17 View citations (13)
  2. Price-reducing taxation
    Economics Letters, 1995, 47, (1), 77-81 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Unnatural monopoly
    Journal of Public Economics, 1995, 57, (3), 471-488 Downloads View citations (19)

1994

  1. The nature of credit-market failure
    Economics Letters, 1994, 46, (3), 243-249 Downloads View citations (4)

1992

  1. Systematic Price Differences Between Successive Auctionsare no Anomaly
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 1992, 1, (4), 607-628 Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 1992, 1, (4), 607-28 (1992) View citations (47)
  2. The Social Efficiency of Private Decisions to Enforce Property Rights
    Journal of Political Economy, 1992, 100, (3), 561-80 Downloads View citations (84)

1990

  1. A Strategic Motivation for Commodity Bundling
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 1990, 38, (3), 283-98 Downloads View citations (95)
  2. Risk, Adverse Selection and Capital Market Failure
    Economic Journal, 1990, 100, (399), 206-14 View citations (15)

1989

  1. Efficient Job Creation in LDCs Requires a Tax on Employment
    Economic Journal, 1989, 99, (398), 1112-22 Downloads
  2. Not Even Strategic Trade Theory Justifies Export Subsidies
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1989, 41, (4), 720-36 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The case for permissive patents
    European Economic Review, 1989, 33, (7), 1427-1443 Downloads View citations (11)
  4. The role of interest rate taxes in credit markets with divisible projects and asymmetric information
    Journal of Public Economics, 1989, 39, (1), 33-44 Downloads View citations (3)

1988

  1. Credit market efficiency and tax policy in the presence of screening costs
    Journal of Public Economics, 1988, 36, (1), 1-22 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Package size and the suppression of variety
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1988, 6, (3), 363-371 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Efficacy of Effluent Charges
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1988, 21, (1), 182-86 Downloads

1987

  1. Free Access versus Private Property in a Resource: Income Distributions Compared
    Journal of Political Economy, 1987, 95, (6), 1317-25 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Production Flexibility as a Motive for Multinationality
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 1987, 35, (3), 343-51 Downloads View citations (31)
  3. The Migration Multiplier
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1987, 39, (3), 243-48
  4. The Optimum Tariff and Quota when the Terms of Trade Are Random
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1987, 39, (2), 412-17 Downloads

1986

  1. Export Subsidies and High Productivity: Cause or Effect?
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1986, 19, (2), 347-50 Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Immiserising invention: The private and social returns to R&D under oligopoly
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1986, 4, (4), 409-417 Downloads
  3. Inadequacies of the strategic rationale of export subsidies
    Economics Letters, 1986, 22, (4), 369-373 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Is the Market Biased Against Risky R&D?
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1986, 17, (1), 133-139 Downloads View citations (19)
  5. Safety in Conformity but Profits in Deviance
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1986, 19, (2), 261-69 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. The efficiency of liability law
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1986, 6, (1), 107-113 Downloads View citations (1)

1985

  1. A Stable Cournot-Nash Industry Need Not Be Quasi-competitive
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1985, 37, (2), 153-56 View citations (1)
  2. Effluent Charges and Environmental Damage: A Clarification
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1985, 37, (4), 700-02 Downloads
  3. Free access vs private ownership: A comparison
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1985, 36, (2), 387-391 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Increasing Returns and the Foundation of Unemployment Theory
    Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 1985, 7, (3), 385-394 Downloads
  5. Price Deregulation and the Production of Depletable Resources
    International Economic Review, 1985, 26, (1), 213-18 Downloads

1984

  1. Risk preferences and transaction costs
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 1984, 5, (2), 223-236 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Fourth Commandment: Is it Pareto Efficient?
    Economic Journal, 1984, 94, (374), 379-83 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Wage Uncertainty, Expected Utility, and Occupation Choice
    International Economic Review, 1984, 25, (3), 757-62 Downloads View citations (3)

1983

  1. Health insurance and the demand for medical care
    Journal of Health Economics, 1983, 2, (1), 47-54 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Multinational Companies and National Welfare
    Australian Economic Papers, 1983, 22, (41), 491-94
  3. The Transfer Problem in a Many-Country World: Is It Better to Give than Receive?
    The Manchester School of Economic & Social Studies, 1983, 51, (3), 266-75

1982

  1. Generalized Oligopoly Derived Demand with an Application to Tax Induced Entry
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1982, 34, (1), 1-16 View citations (2)
  2. Monopoly, product diversity and welfare
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1982, 12, (3), 313-324 Downloads View citations (7)

1981

  1. World wage distribution
    Economics Letters, 1981, 7, (2), 195-200 Downloads

1980

  1. LDC policy towards multinational companies: A Case for Payroll Taxes and Capital Subsidies
    Economics Letters, 1980, 5, (4), 367-370 Downloads
  2. Market Structure and Optimal Stockholding: A Note
    Journal of Political Economy, 1980, 88, (2), 395-99 Downloads View citations (1)

1979

  1. A theory of multinationals' choice of technique and locational decisions
    Economics Letters, 1979, 2, (1), 67-71 Downloads
  2. Commercial Policy Towards Multinational Monopolies-Reservations on Katrak
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1979, 31, (2), 334-37 Downloads View citations (12)

1978

  1. Invention and the Pursuit of Antitrust
    Australian Economic Papers, 1978, 17, (30), 103-09
  2. Uncertainty, extraction costs and the order of resource depletion
    Economics Letters, 1978, 1, (3), 265-269 Downloads

1977

  1. Multinational Corporations in LDCs: A Comment
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1977, 39, (3), 237-41
 
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