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Working Papers

2017

  1. Assessing Managerial Ability: Implications for Corporate Governance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Biased Monitors: Corporate Governance When Managerial Ability is Mis-assessed
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (2018)

2014

  1. The Strategic Use of Download Limits by a Monopoly Platform
    Working Papers, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, NET Institute (2013) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2015)
  2. Understanding Corporate Governance Through Learning Models of Managerial Competence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Ohio State University, Charles A. Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics (2014) Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Information Disclosure and Corporate Governance
    SIFR Research Report Series, Institute for Financial Research Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Ohio State University, Charles A. Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics (2009) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Finance (2012)

2010

  1. The Economics of Network Neutrality
    Working Papers, NET Institute Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2012)

2009

  1. Information and the Hold-Up Problem
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2009)
  2. The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework and Survey
    Working Paper Series, Ohio State University, Charles A. Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2010)

2007

  1. Transparency and Corporate Governance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)

2006

  1. A Framework for Assessing Corporate Governance Reform
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Customer or Complementor? Intercarrier Compensation with Two-Sided Benefits
    Competition Policy Center, Working Paper Series, Competition Policy Center, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy (2011)
  3. The Economics of Product-Line Restrictions With an Application to the Network Neutrality Debate
    Competition Policy Center, Working Paper Series, Competition Policy Center, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Information Economics and Policy (2007)

2005

  1. Sender or Receiver: Who should pay to Exchange an Electronic Messages?
    Working Paper Series, Victoria University of Wellington, The New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation Downloads
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2004)

2001

  1. Boards of Directors as an Endogenously Determined Institution: A Survey of the Economic Literature
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (80)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Policy Review (2003)
  2. Hospital Governance, Performance Objectives, and Organizational Form
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Implementing the First Best in an Agency Relationship with Renegotiation: A Corregendum
    Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics, Working Paper Series, Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Implementing the First Best in an Agency Relationship with Renegotiation: A Corrigendum, Econometrica, Econometric Society View citations (1)

2000

  1. Corporate Diversification and Agency
    Research Program in Finance, Working Paper Series, Research Program in Finance, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Industrial Organization, University Library of Munich, Germany (1996) Downloads
    Research Program in Finance Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (2000) Downloads View citations (2)
    Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany (2000) Downloads View citations (5)
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (2000) Downloads View citations (2)
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1994) Downloads View citations (1)
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1994) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Effect of Affect on Economic and Strategic Decision Making
    Method and Hist of Econ Thought, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1999) Downloads View citations (1)
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society (2000) Downloads View citations (16)
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1999) Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. Risks to Lenders and Borrowers in International Capital Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Chapter (1999)

1998

  1. Buyouts in Large Companies
    Yale School of Management Working Papers, Yale School of Management Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Legal Studies (1996)

1997

  1. Contract Renegotiation in Agency Problems
    Microeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1997) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Firm Performance and Executive Compensation in the Savings and Loan Industry
    Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2001)
  3. Toward an Economic Theory of Leadership: Leading by Example
    Microeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business (1996) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1998)

1996

  1. Endogenously Chosen Boards of Directors and Their Monitoring of the CEO
    Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Microeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany (1996) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1998)
  2. Organizational Fixed Costs and Organizational Structure
    Industrial Organization, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

1992

  1. Heterogeneity in Organizational Form: Why Otherwise Identical Firms Choose Different Incentives for Their Managers
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley View citations (6)
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1992) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1994)
  2. Nonparametric Methods to Measure Efficiency: A Comparison of Methods
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1992) Downloads
  3. The Determinants of Efficiency and Solvency in Savings and Loans
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1992) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1994)

1991

  1. Contracting Between Sophisticated Parties: A More Complete View of Incomplete Contracts and Their Breach
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1991) Downloads
  2. Managerial Preferences Concerning Risky Projects
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (1993)
  3. The Effects of Board Composition and Direct Incentives on Firm Performance
    Working Papers, Rochester, Business - Financial Research and Policy Studies View citations (361)
    See also Journal Article in Financial Management (1991)
  4. The Effects of Competition on Executive Behavior
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1991) View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1992)
  5. The Use of an Agent in a Signaling Model
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads
    Also in CEPREMAP Working Papers (Couverture Orange), CEPREMAP (1991) Downloads
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1991) View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (1993)

1990

  1. Adverse Selection, Short-Term Contracting, and the Underprovision of On-the-Job Training
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1990) View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2002)
  2. Legal Restrictions on Private Contracts Can Enhance Efficiency
    DELTA Working Papers, DELTA (Ecole normale supérieure)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (1990)
  3. Moral Hazard and Verifiability: The Effects of Renegotiation in Agency
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads
    Also in Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1990) View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1991)
  4. The Effects of Competitive Pressures on Executive Behavior
    Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1990) Downloads
  5. Why Legal Restrictions on Private Contracts Can Enhance Efficiency
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (39)
    Also in Economics Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley (1990) View citations (42)

1989

  1. Moral Hazard and Verifiability
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads
  2. Role of outside considerations in the design of compensation schemes (the)
    CEPREMAP Working Papers (Couverture Orange), CEPREMAP Downloads
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (1989) Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Platform-Intermediated Trade with Uncertain Quality
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2016, 172, (1), 5-29 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Why Whine about Wining and Dining?
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2016, 32, (1), 37-60 Downloads

2015

  1. The strategic use of download limits by a monopoly platform
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2015, 46, (2), 297-327 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. When Less Is More: The Benefits of Limits on Executive Pay
    Review of Financial Studies, 2015, 28, (6), 1667-1700 Downloads

2013

  1. Product Differentiation through Exclusivity: Is there a One-Market-Power-Rent Theorem?
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2013, 22, (1), 1-27 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The relational underpinnings of formal contracting and the welfare consequences of legal system improvement
    Economics Letters, 2013, 119, (1), 72-76 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Unobserved investment, endogenous quality, and trade
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2013, 44, (1), 33-55 Downloads View citations (5)

2012

  1. Information Disclosure and Corporate Governance
    Journal of Finance, 2012, 67, (1), 195-234 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. The economics of network neutrality
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2012, 43, (4), 602-629 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Customer or Complementor? Intercarrier Compensation with Two‐Sided Benefits
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2011, 20, (2), 379-408 View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2010

  1. The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework and Survey
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2010, 48, (1), 58-107 Downloads View citations (314)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Information and the hold‐up problem
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2009, 40, (3), 405-423 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. A model of the effect of affect on economic decision making
    Quantitative Marketing and Economics (QME), 2008, 6, (1), 17-40 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Vague Terms: Contracting when Precision in Terms is Infeasible
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2008, 164, (1), 76-94 Downloads View citations (4)

2007

  1. Leadership and Information
    American Economic Review, 2007, 97, (3), 944-947 Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Leading for the long term
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2007, 62, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (24)
  3. The economics of product-line restrictions with an application to the network neutrality debate
    Information Economics and Policy, 2007, 19, (2), 215-248 Downloads View citations (62)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Privacy, property rights and efficiency: The economics of privacy as secrecy
    Quantitative Marketing and Economics (QME), 2006, 4, (3), 209-239 Downloads View citations (35)
  2. Your network or mine? The economics of routing rules
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2006, 37, (3), 692-719 Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Trends in Corporate Governance
    Journal of Finance, 2005, 60, (5), 2351-2384 Downloads View citations (120)
  2. What is Crime?
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2005, 161, (2), 303-318 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Governance, performance objectives and organizational form: evidence from hospitals
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 2004, 10, (4), 527-548 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Sender or Receiver: Who Should Pay to Exchange an Electronic Message?
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2004, 35, (3), 423-447 View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. Boards of directors as an endogenously determined institution: a survey of the economic literature
    Economic Policy Review, 2003, (Apr), 7-26 Downloads View citations (452)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2002

  1. Adverse Selection, Short-Term Contracting, and the Underprovision of On-the-Job Training
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2002, 1, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

2001

  1. Firm performance and executive compensation in the savings and loan industry
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2001, 61, (1), 139-170 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

2000

  1. Contract Renegotiation and Options in Agency Problems
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 2000, 16, (2), 395-423 View citations (55)

1999

  1. The Firm as a Noneconomy: Some Comments on Holmstrom
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1999, 15, (1), 103-06 View citations (2)

1998

  1. Endogenously Chosen Boards of Directors and Their Monitoring of the CEO
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (1), 96-118 Downloads View citations (471)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Toward an Economic Theory of Leadership: Leading by Example
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (5), 1188-1206 Downloads View citations (178)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1996

  1. Buyouts in Large Companies
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1996, 25, (2), 351-70 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1995

  1. An Economic Analysis of Takings
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1995, 11, (1), 64-86 View citations (35)

1994

  1. A Comparison of Nonparametric Methods to Measure Efficiency in the Savings and Loan Industry
    Real Estate Economics, 1994, 22, (1), 169-193 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Heterogeneity in Organizational Form: Why Otherwise Identical Firms Choose Different Incentives for Their Managers
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1994, 25, (4), 518-537 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  3. The Determinants of Efficiency and Solvency in Savings and Loans
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1994, 25, (3), 361-381 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (1992)

1993

  1. Judicial Modification of Contracts between Sophisticated Parties: A More Complete View of Incomplete Contracts and Their Breach
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1993, 9, (2), 230-55 View citations (51)
  2. Managerial Preferences Concerning Risky Projects
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1993, 9, (1), 127-35 View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  3. The Use of an Agent in a Signalling Model
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1993, 60, (1), 83-113 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1992

  1. The Effects of Competition on Executive Behavior
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1992, 23, (3), 350-365 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1991

  1. Moral Hazard and Verifiability: The Effects of Renegotiation in Agency
    Econometrica, 1991, 59, (6), 1735-53 Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. The Effects of Board Composition and Direct Incentives on Firm Performance
    Financial Management, 1991, 20, (4) View citations (373)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  3. The negative effects of lender liability
    FRBSF Economic Letter, 1991, (sep20) Downloads

1990

  1. Legal Restrictions on Private Contracts Can Enhance Efficiency
    Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 1990, 6, (2), 381-409 View citations (84)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1988

  1. The Determinants of Board Composition
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1988, 19, (4), 589-606 Downloads View citations (161)

Chapters

2018

  1. Biased Monitors: Corporate Governance When Managerial Ability is Mis-assessed
    A chapter in Corporate Governance (NBER-TCER-CEPR Conference), 2018
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2012

  1. Corporate Governance
    A chapter in The Handbook of Organizational Economics, 2012
  2. Leadership and Corporate Culture
    A chapter in The Handbook of Organizational Economics, 2012 View citations (6)

2007

  1. Contract Law
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (6)

1999

  1. Risks to Lenders and Borrowers in International Capital Markets
    A chapter in International Capital Flows, 1999, pp 363-420 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
 
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