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Incentives

Motivation and the Economics of Information

3rd edition (current edition)

Donald E. Campbell, College of William and Mary, Virginia
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When incentives work well, individuals prosper. When incentives are poor, the pursuit of self-interest is self-defeating. This book is wholly devoted to the topical subject of incentives from individual, collective, and institutional standpoints. This third edition is fully updated and expanded, including a new section on the 2007–08 financial crisis and a new chapter on networks as well as specific applications of school placement for students, search engine ad auctions, pollution permits, and more. Using worked examples and lucid general…
Frontmatter
pp i-iv
Dedication
pp v-vi
Contents
pp vii-x
Preface to the Third Edition
pp xi-xii
1 - Equilibrium, Efficiency, and Asymmetric Information
pp 1-70
2 - Basic Models and Tools
pp 71-147
3 - Hidden Action
pp 148-218
4 - Corporate Governance
pp 219-283
5 - Hidden Characteristics
pp 284-356
6 - Auctions
pp 357-422
7 - Voting and Preference Revelation
pp 423-458
8 - Public Goods and Preference Revelation
pp 459-503
9 - Matching
pp 504-569
10 - Networks
pp 570-602
11 - General Competitive Equilibrium
pp 603-653
References
pp 654-672
Author Index
pp 673-677
Subject Index
pp 678-685
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Online ISBN: 9781139547390
Published online: 06 August 2018
Hardback ISBN: 9781107035249
Hardback publication date: 26 April 2018
Paperback ISBN: 9781107610330
Paperback publication date: 22 February 2018

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