Decision Structures in Franchise Systems of the Plural Form

Research, Preprint OPEN
Sebastian Kranz ; Shira B. Lewin-Solomons (2008)
  • Publisher: Bonn: University of Bonn, Bonn Graduate School of Economics (BGSE)
  • Subject: USA | M0 | L2 | Franchise-Vertrag | L8 | contracts | Schnellgastronomie | Eigentümerstruktur | plural form | Entscheidung | franchising, plural form, contracts | Spieltheorie | Franchising | Theorie
    • jel: jel:L2 | jel:M0 | jel:L8
      ddc: ddc:330

Many successful franchise chains directly own a positive fraction of stores --- a structure referred to as plural form. We propose that this ownership structure is chosen as a commitment not to expropriate franchisees. The theoretical model is based on an empirical anal... View more
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