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 The Basic Structure of Repeated Games with Perfect Monitoring

George J. Mailath and Larry Samuelson

in Repeated Games and Reputations: Long-Run Relationships

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300796
eISBN:
9780199783700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300796.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter introduces the basic concepts of a stage game, repeated game with perfect monitoring, subgame-perfect equilibrium, and the one-shot deviation principle; introduces the use of automata to ... More


 The Basic Structure of Repeated Games with Imperfect Public Monitoring

George J. Mailath and Larry Samuelson

in Repeated Games and Reputations: Long-Run Relationships

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300796
eISBN:
9780199783700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300796.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter provides the basic technical tools for working with games of imperfect public monitoring, with games of perfect monitoring as a special case. It introduces the central notions of a ... More


 The Folk Theorem with Imperfect Public Monitoring

George J. Mailath and Larry Samuelson

in Repeated Games and Reputations: Long-Run Relationships

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300796
eISBN:
9780199783700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300796.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter shows that in many situations with patient players, the payoffs bounds from Chapter 8 are tight. It then proves various folk theorems for games of public monitoring, including games with ... More


Information, Finance, and Markets: The Architecture of Allocative Mechanisms 1

B. Greenwald and J. E. Stiglitz

in Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269426
eISBN:
9780191710179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269426.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter provides a formal model for incorporating finance within the theory of the firm and for a more nuanced reading of the evolution of capitalistic economies. Financial markets emerged as ... More


New Accounting for Goodwill: Application of American Criteria from a German Perspective

Walther Busse von Colbe

in The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A critical examination is made, from a German perspective, of accounting for purchased goodwill using the new (American) Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) standard: Statement of Financial ... More


Moral Rights

Hillel Steiner

David Copp (ed.)

in The Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195147797
eISBN:
9780199785841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147790.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the nature of moral rights by examining their formal structure, their status within morality, and rival theories concerning their content. Moral rights are construed as ones ... More


The Limits of Uncertainty

Adrian Vermeule

in Mechanisms of Democracy: Institutional Design Writ Small

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333466
eISBN:
9780199855384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333466.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter indicates the limits of the veil mechanism by discussing three tradeoffs: (1) between impartiality and information; (2) between impartiality and motivation; and (3) between impartiality ... More


The Transformation of International Law

Gus Van Harten

in Investment Treaty Arbitration and Public Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552146
eISBN:
9780191711558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552146.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the emergence of the system of investment treaty arbitration, when viewed against the canvass of international law, marks a major transformation in international ... More


BCR and Contract Law

Lokke Moerel

in Binding Corporate Rules: Corporate Self-Regulation of Global Data Transfers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199662913
eISBN:
9780191746208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662913.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses some contractual issues in light of the requirement that Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) should be internally binding on the group companies and employees of the multinational, ... More


The Kinds of Agreements not Enforced: Substantive Limitations on Enforceability

Stephen A. Smith

in Contract Theory

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765615
eISBN:
9780191695308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765615.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines four possible justifications for the existence of substantive limitations on the enforceability of agreements: (i) the punishment justification: (ii) the dignity of the courts ... More


Cosmopolitan Justice and Rightful Enforceability

Laura Valentini

in Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism: Critiques, Defenses, Reconceptualizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678426
eISBN:
9780191757839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678426.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The liberal debate on global justice has long been polarized between cosmopolitans, who champion global equality, and statists, who defend global sufficiency. Interestingly, little attention has been ... More


Why Enforce Contracts?

Nancy S. Kim

in Wrap Contracts: Foundations and Ramifications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199336975
eISBN:
9780199356003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336975.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explains why contracts are enforced. Specifically, it discusses individualist/deontic theories, consequentialist theories, and multivalue theories of contract law. Individual autonomy or ... More


The Nature of Investment Disciplines

Ursula Kriebaum

in The Foundations of International Investment Law: Bringing Theory into Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199685387
eISBN:
9780191765612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685387.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter compares and contrasts the three principal international regimes for the protection of property rights: diplomatic protection, investment law, and human rights law. It examines their ... More


Arbitral Awards

Hong-Lin Yu

in Commercial Arbitration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861070
eISBN:
9781474406154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861070.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses on the enforceability of arbitral awards in Scotland. Most, if not all, arbitrating parties choosing arbitration as the means of resolving their disputes want a speedy and an ... More


Contracts and Investment in Natural Resources

William Hogan, Federico Sturzenegger, and Laurence Tai

in The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013796
eISBN:
9780262275538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013796.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The objective of this book is not to discuss whether natural resources turn out to be good or bad, but rather to address a related issue: the problem that countries face in setting up a credible and ... More


A Project of Uneven Liberalization

Amy A. Quark

in Global Rivalries: Standards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226050539
eISBN:
9780226050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226050706.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Chapter three demonstrates that projects to create new institutions are often trial-and-error, ad hoc efforts, as institutionalist scholars suggest, but they are also driven by competitive efforts to ... More


What Justice Is

Madison Powers

in Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190053987
eISBN:
9780190054014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053987.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The overarching question in this chapter is, what makes this theory—indeed, any theory—a theory of justice? Five criteria prominently discussed in the literature—special importance, stringency, ... More


Policy in an Economy with Balance Sheet Effects

Aaron Tornell (ed.)

in Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184944
eISBN:
9780226185057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185057.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter assesses the policy responses to crisis in the presence of enforceability problems, bailout problems, and balance sheet effects. Systemic bailout guarantees are a second-best instrument ... More


Forum Selection Clauses and Arbitration Clauses

Symeon C. Symeonides

in Choice of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

Part I of this chapter discusses forum-selection (or choice-of-forum) clauses. In particular, it examines the question of which state’s law governs the enforceability and interpretation of forum ... More


Punishment in the executive suite: Moral responsibility, causal responsibility, and financial crime

Mark R. Reiff

in Just Financial Markets?: Finance in a Just Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755661
eISBN:
9780191816789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755661.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Despite the enormity of the financial losses flowing from the 2008 financial crisis and the outrageousness of the conduct that led up to it, almost no individual involved has been prosecuted for ... More


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