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Working Papers

2018

  1. Downward Real Wage Rigidity and Equal Treatment Wage Contracts: Theory and Evidence
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Dynamics (2018)

2016

  1. Bias in Returns to Tenure When Firm Wages and Employment Comove: A Quantitative Assessment and Solution
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Queen Mary, University of London, School of Business and Management, Centre for Globalisation Research (2016) Downloads View citations (2)
    FEUNL Working Paper Series, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Economia (2016) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2018)

2014

  1. Dynamic Relational Contracts under Complete Information
    SIRE Discussion Papers, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh (2014) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2018)

2011

  1. Minu, Startu and All That: Pitfalls in Estimating the Sensitivity of a Worker's Wage to Aggregate Unemployment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh (2010) Downloads
  2. Risk Sharing in Dynamic Relational Contracts
    2011 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads

2010

  1. Dynamic Relational Contracts with Credit Constraints
    The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series, Economics, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Income Fluctuations and Asymmetric Information: An Example of the Repeated Principal Agent Problem
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (1990)
  3. Measuring What Employers Really Do about Entry Wages over the Business Cycle
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (18)
  4. Minu, Startu and all that:- Pitfalls in estimating the sensitivity of a worker’s wage to aggregate unemployment
    SIRE Discussion Papers, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) Downloads

2009

  1. Cohort effects within firms, and their implications for labour market outcomes and the business cycle
    SIRE Focus Papers, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) Downloads
  2. Labor Contracts, Equal Treatment and Wage-Unemployment Dynamics
    2009 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics
    Also in CDMA Conference Paper Series, Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis (2006) Downloads View citations (4)
    ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh (2006) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (2010)
  3. Real and Nominal Wage Rigidity in a Model of Equal-Treatment Contracting
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CDMA Conference Paper Series, Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis (2007) Downloads

2008

  1. Dynamic Relational Contracts with Consumption Constraints
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
    Also in Keele Economics Research Papers, Centre for Economic Research, Keele University (2007) Downloads

2007

  1. Limited Commitment Models of the Labour Market
    Keele Economics Research Papers, Centre for Economic Research, Keele University Downloads
    Also in ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh (2007) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Scottish Journal of Political Economy (2007)

2005

  1. Unemployment Insurance under Moral Hazard and Limited Commitment:Public versus Private Provision
    2005 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh (2002) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economic Theory (2007)

2003

  1. Bankruptcy Proceedings for Sovereign State Insolvency and their Effect on Capital Flows
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
    Also in ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh (2002) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in International Review of Economics & Finance (2004)

2002

  1. Bankruptcy Proceedings for Sovereign State Insolvency
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The World Economy (2004)
  2. Unemployment Insurance under Moral Hazard and Limited Commitment: Public vs Private Provision
    Public Economics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in Keele Economics Research Papers, Centre for Economic Research, Keele University (2002) Downloads

2001

  1. Default Costs, Willingness to Pay and Sovereign Debt Buybacks
    International Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Fair pay and a Wagebill Argument for Wage Rigidity and Excessive Employment Variability
    Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in Discussion Paper Series, School of Economics and Finance, School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews (1999) Downloads
    Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany (2000) Downloads
  3. Some Asymptotic Results in Discounted Repeated Games of One-Sided Incomplete Information
    ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Game Theory and Information, University Library of Munich, Germany (2000) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Mathematics of Operations Research (2003)
  4. The consequences of staggered wage setting for the credibility of monetary policy
    Macroeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2000

  1. An Analysis of Labour Adjustment Costs in Unionized Economies
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2001)
  2. Cooperation and Punishment
    Game Theory and Information, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (2001)
  3. Gift-giving, Quasi-Credit and Reciprocity
    Keele Department of Economics Discussion Papers (1995-2001), Department of Economics, Keele University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Discussion Paper Series, School of Economics and Finance, School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews (2000) Downloads
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany (2000) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Rationality and Society (2002)
  4. Informal Insurance Arrangements in Village Economies
    Keele Department of Economics Discussion Papers (1995-2001), Department of Economics, Keele University Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in CUDARE Working Papers, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (1997) Downloads View citations (18)

1999

  1. GRADUALISM AND IRREVERSIBILITY
    Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (1999)
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (1999) Downloads
    Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics (1999) Downloads
    Discussion Paper Series, School of Economics and Finance, School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews (1999) Downloads View citations (1)
    CSGR Working papers series, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), University of Warwick (1999) View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (2002)

1998

  1. Mutual Insurance, Individual Savings and Limited Commitment
    Keele Department of Economics Discussion Papers (1995-2001), Department of Economics, Keele University Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Dynamics (2000)

1996

  1. Reputation in perturbed repeated games
    Munich Reprints in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (1996)

1995

  1. Reputation and Punishment in Repeated Games With Two Long-Run Players
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge
  2. THE FOLK THEOREM IN REPEATED GAMES OF INCOMPLETE INFORMATION
    Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (1995) Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. POLICY EFFICIENCY IN A MODEL OF LOBBYING AND VOTING
    Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (1993) Downloads
  2. Pooling sovereignty risks: The case of environmental treaties and international debt
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1998)

1992

  1. Reputation and commitment in two-person repeated games
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. Foreign Direcyt Investment and the Risk of Expropriation
    Working Papers, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research View citations (2)
    Also in Economic Research Papers, University of Warwick - Department of Economics (1990) Downloads View citations (4)
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics (1990) Downloads View citations (12)
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1991) Downloads View citations (13)
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) (1990) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (1994)
  2. Non-Computable Rational Expectations Equilibriua
    Working Papers, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1991) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Mathematical Social Sciences (1993)
  3. The Missing Equilibria in Hotelling's Location Game
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads

1988

  1. Cartel stability in an exhaustible resource model
    Discussion Papers, Series II, University of Konstanz, Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 178 "Internationalization of the Economy" Downloads
  2. Minimax punishments in discounted two-person supergames
    Discussion Papers, Series II, University of Konstanz, Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 178 "Internationalization of the Economy" Downloads

1987

  1. Income transfers to LDC's under asymmetric information: A two country model
    Discussion Papers, Series II, University of Konstanz, Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 178 "Internationalization of the Economy" Downloads

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Bias in Returns to Tenure When Firm Wages and Employment Comove: A Quantitative Assessment and Solution
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2018, 36, (1), 47 - 74 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Downward Real Wage Rigidity and Equal Treatment Wage Contracts: Theory and Evidence
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2018, 30, 265-284 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2018)
    Software Item (2018)
  3. Dynamic relational contracts under complete information
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2018, 175, (C), 624-651 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  4. Stochastic stability of monotone economies in regenerative environments
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2018, 173, (C), 334-360 Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Marginal Subsidies in Tullock Contests
    Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2017, 19, (2), 511-526 Downloads

2015

  1. A COMPETITIVE MODEL OF WORKER REPLACEMENT AND WAGE RIGIDITY
    Economic Inquiry, 2015, 53, (1), 419-430 Downloads

2013

  1. Optimal punishment in contests with endogenous entry
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2013, 91, (C), 34-50 Downloads View citations (5)

2012

  1. Measuring What Employers Do about Entry Wages over the Business Cycle: A New Approach
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2012, 4, (4), 36-55 Downloads View citations (63)

2010

  1. Downward Wage Rigidity in a Model of Equal Treatment Contracting
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2010, 112, (4), 841-863 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Labor Contracts, Equal Treatment, and Wage-Unemployment Dynamics
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2010, 2, (3), 98-127 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2007

  1. INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL ISSUE
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 54, (5), 601-605 Downloads
  2. LIMITED COMMITMENT MODELS OF THE LABOUR MARKET
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 54, (5), 750-773 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Unemployment Insurance under Moral Hazard and Limited Commitment: Public versus Private Provision
    Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2007, 9, (1), 151-181 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Fair pay and a Wage-Bill Argument for low Real Wage Cyclicality and Excessive Employment Variability
    Economic Journal, 2005, 115, (506), 833-859 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Wage Dynamics, Cohort Effects, and Limited Commitment Models
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005, 3, (2-3), 350-359 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Bankruptcy Proceedings for Sovereign State Insolvency
    The World Economy, 2004, 27, (2), 265-279 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Bankruptcy proceedings for sovereign state insolvency and their effect on capital flows
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2004, 13, (3), 341-361 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Some Asymptotic Results in Discounted Repeated Games of One-Sided Incomplete Information
    Mathematics of Operations Research, 2003, 28, (3), 433-462 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2002

  1. Gift-giving, Quasi-credit and Reciprocity
    Rationality and Society, 2002, 14, (3), 308-352 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Gradualism and Irreversibility
    Review of Economic Studies, 2002, 69, (2), 339-356 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  3. Informal Insurance Arrangements with Limited Commitment: Theory and Evidence from Village Economies
    Review of Economic Studies, 2002, 69, (1), 209-244 Downloads View citations (296)

2001

  1. An analysis of labour adjustment costs in unionized economies
    Labour Economics, 2001, 8, (4), 475-501 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Cooperation and Punishment
    Econometrica, 2001, 69, (4), 1061-75 View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2000

  1. Mutual Insurance, Individual Savings and Limited Commitment
    Review of Economic Dynamics, 2000, 3, (2), 216-246 Downloads View citations (91)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1999

  1. IMF Conditionality as a Screening Device
    Economic Journal, 1999, 109, (454), C111-25 Downloads View citations (65)

1998

  1. Pooling sovereign risks: The case of environmental treaties and international debt
    Journal of Development Economics, 1998, 55, (1), 173-190 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1997

  1. Reputation and Experimentation in Repeated Games with Two Long-Run Players
    Econometrica, 1997, 65, (5), 1153-1174 View citations (12)
  2. Reputation and Perfection in Repeated Common Interest Games
    Games and Economic Behavior, 1997, 18, (2), 141-158 Downloads View citations (11)

1996

  1. A Noncooperative Analysis of Hotelling's Location Game
    Games and Economic Behavior, 1996, 12, (2), 165-186 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Reputation in Perturbed Repeated Games
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1996, 69, (2), 387-410 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1995

  1. Probabilistic Voting, Campaign Contributions, and Efficiency
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (1), 254-59 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Reputation and Commitment in Two-Person Repeated Games without Discounting
    Econometrica, 1995, 63, (6), 1401-19 Downloads View citations (24)
  3. Subgame-perfect attainment of minimax punishments in discounted two-person games
    Economics Letters, 1995, 47, (1), 1-4 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The confidence heuristic: A game-theoretic analysis
    Journal of Economic Psychology, 1995, 16, (1), 97-113 Downloads View citations (1)

1994

  1. Foreign Direct Investment and the Risk of Expropriation
    Review of Economic Studies, 1994, 61, (1), 81-108 Downloads View citations (175)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1993

  1. Non-computable rational expectations equilibria
    Mathematical Social Sciences, 1993, 25, (2), 133-142 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1992

  1. Sovereign debt: Ignorance can be bliss
    Journal of Development Economics, 1992, 39, (2), 389-396 Downloads View citations (6)

1990

  1. Income fluctuation and asymmetric information: An example of a repeated principal-agent problem
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1990, 51, (2), 367-390 Downloads View citations (195)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

1989

  1. Asymptotic efficiency in principal-agent models with hidden information
    Economics Letters, 1989, 30, (4), 297-301 Downloads View citations (1)

1988

  1. Self-Enforcing Wage Contracts
    Review of Economic Studies, 1988, 55, (4), 541-554 Downloads View citations (220)

1982

  1. The persistent effects of a change in government consumption
    Economics Letters, 1982, 9, (3), 229-233 Downloads

Software Items

2018

  1. Code and data files for "Downward Real Wage Rigidity and Equal Treatment Wage Contracts: Theory and Evidence"
    Computer Codes, Review of Economic Dynamics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Dynamics (2018)
 
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