Endogenous Market Structures and Contract Theory. Delegation, principal-agent contracts, screening, franchising and tying

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Etro Federico;
(2010)
  • Subject: Strategic delegation, Incentive contracts, Screening contracts, Franchising, Tying, Endogenous market structures
    • jel: jel:L11 | jel:L22 | jel:L43 | jel:L13
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

I study the role of unilateral strategic contracts for firms active in markets with price competition and endogenous entry. Traditional results change substantially when the market structure is endogenous rather than exogenous. They concern 1) contracts of managerial de... View more
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