The Multi-Faceted Concept of Transparency

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Forssbæck, Jens; Oxelheim, Lars;
  • Publisher: Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) Stockholm
  • Subject: E52 | Economic Growth | E37 | Asymmetric Information | E58 | G38 | M10 | Ex Post Transparency | Ex Ante Transparency | Adverse Selection | Accountability | D82 | E62 | E24 | Moral Hazard | E27 | Optimal Transparency | Predictability | Asymmetric Information; Transfer of Information; Moral Hazard; Adverse Selection; ransparency; Optimal Transparency; Ex Ante Transparency; Ex Post Transparency; Predictability; Accountability; Economic Policy; Economic Growth | Transfer of Information | Economic Policy | ransparency
    • jel: jel:E62 | jel:E24 | jel:D82 | jel:G38 | jel:M10 | jel:E37 | jel:E52 | jel:E58 | jel:E27
      ddc: ddc:330

Transparency has become a catchword and in the economic-political debate is often seen as a universal remedy for all sorts of problems. In this paper, we analyze and discuss the meaning and use of the concept of transparency in economic research. We look for common deno... View more
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