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Topics and Journal Readings
Articles are listed chronologically by topic
Theory of the firm
TEXT: Chapters 18, 19
Milgrom, Paul; John Roberts
Economic Theories of the Firm: Past, Present, and
The Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 21, No. 3. (Aug., 1988),
Jensen and Meckling,
Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs
and Ownership Structure
, Journal of Financial Economics, October, 1976,
V. 3, No. 4, pp. 305-360.
Property Rights Model
Measurement Cost and the Organization of Markets
JLE Vol. 25 (Apr
1982) pp 27-48
The Contractual Nature of the Firm
, JLE (April 1983)
A Theory of Price Contr
ol, JLE (April 1974) pp 53-71
Coase, R. "
The Problem of Social Cost
", JLE, pp1-44 Oct. 1960
Klein, B. "
Transaction Cost Determinants of "Unfair" Contractual
" AER (1980)
(3) Vertical Restraints and Principle Agent
Mathewson, F. and Winter, R. "
The Economics of Franchise Contracts
Journal of Law and Economics, Oct. (1985) 503-526