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Coordination Failure with Multiple-Source Lending: The Cost of Protection against a Powerful Lender

We analyze how a firm might protect quasirents in an environment of imperfect capital markets, where switching lenders is costly to the borrower, and contracts are incomplete. As switching costs make the firm vulnerable to ex post exploitation, it may want to diversify lending. Multiple-source lending, however, suffers from coordination failure. An uncoordinated withdrawal of funds will force a financially ...

In: Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 158 (2002), 2, S. 256-275 | Franz Hubert, Dorothea Schäfer
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The Internet's Impact on the Market for Antiquarian Books: Some Unexpected Empirical Results

In: Thorsten Wichmann (Hrsg.) , Economics and the Internet II
Berlin : Berlecon Research
S. 59-63
| Björn Frank, Guntram R. M. Hepperle
Diskussionspapiere 295 / 2002

Managerial Incentives, Innovation and Product Market Competition

This paper investigates the strategic value of the managerial incentive scheme in affecting firms' incentive in R&D investment and their product market activities. Firstly, we find that in Cournot-quantity competition, owners strategically assign a non-profitmaximization objective to their managers. Consequently, managers in a delegation game invest more in cost-reducing R&D, and have higher output, ...

2002| Zhentang Zhang
Diskussionspapiere 286 / 2002

German Exports to the Euro Area

The growth of the German economy intrinsically depends on the development of German exports to the euro area, which is by far the biggest market for German products. The paper estimates a structural equation for the export demand from the EMU member countries, which is suitable for both simulations and short-term forecasts. However, the equation systematically underestimates the export demand for data ...

2002| Sabine Stephan
Diskussionspapiere 269 / 2002

Effects of Tariffication: Tariffs, Quotas and VERs under Monopolistic Competition

Recent rounds of GATT and later WTO have advocated widespread tariffication, meaning that existing non-tariff barriers be converted into import equivalent tariffs. From an economic point of view, the effects of such tariffication are not entirely clear. The paper presents a general equilibrium model with monopolistic competition to examine the welfare effects of tariffication. The ranking of pre- and ...

2002| Jan G. Jorgensen, Philipp J. H. Schröder
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Economics of Networks

In: Klaus F. Zimmermann (Ed.) , Frontiers in Economics
Berlin [u.a.] : Springer
S. 235-268
| Georg Erber, Harald Hagemann

Product Quality, Productivity and Competitiveness: A Study of British and German Ceramic Tableware Industries

London: NIESR, 2002, 102 S.
(Occasional Papers / National Institute of Economic and Social Research ; 55)
| Valerie Jarvis, Mary O'Mahony, Hans Wessels
Economic Bulletin 1 / 2002

The InnoRegio Initiative: The Concept and First Results of the Complementary Research

2002| Alexander Eickelpasch, Martina Kauffeld-Monz, Ingo Pfeiffer, UlrichG. Wurzel, Thomas Bachmann
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Shaping Future Growth in the Energy Sector's Changed Competitive Environment

In: Annual Report and Accounts 2001 / swb-AG
Bremen : swb AG
S. 4-7
| Hans-Joachim Ziesing
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