EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

What is a good reputation? Career concerns with heterogeneous audiences

Heski Bar-Isaac () and Joyee Deb

International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2014, vol. 34, issue C, 44-50

Abstract: When an agent faces audiences with heterogeneous preferences, it is non-trivial to determine what a “good” reputation means, and the return to reputation can be a non-monotonic function. We illustrate this through standard IO examples, and discuss some implications for reputation-building in a simple two-period career concerns framework. We conclude by discussing other observations concerning the impact of heterogeneous audiences on reputation-building.

Keywords: Reputation; Career concerns; Common agency; Cigarettes and alcohol (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C73 D83 L14 M30 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (7) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167718714000253
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:indorg:v:34:y:2014:i:c:p:44-50

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijindorg.2014.02.012

Access Statistics for this article

International Journal of Industrial Organization is currently edited by P. Bajari, B. Caillaud and N. Gandal

More articles in International Journal of Industrial Organization from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Catherine Liu ().

 
Page updated 2022-01-06
Handle: RePEc:eee:indorg:v:34:y:2014:i:c:p:44-50