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Game Theory and Economic Modelling

David M. Kreps

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283812
eISBN:
9780191596568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283814.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Beginning in the early to the mid‐1970s, non‐cooperative game theory became an important tool of economics. This book is based on a series of lectures given at Oxford, and comments on this use of ... More


Information Percolation in OTC Markets

Darrell Duffie

in Dark Markets: Asset Pricing and Information Transmission in Over-the-Counter Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138961
eISBN:
9781400840519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138961.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter describes a simple model of the “percolation” of information of common interest through an over-the-counter market with many agents. It also includes an explicit solution for the ... More


Policy Implications from the Theory-Based Literature on Disclosure

Robert E. Verrecchia

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:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The theory-based disclosure literature is reviewed to infer policy prescriptions that seem implicit in the results. The author points out that the theory-based literature fails to distinguish ... More


Optimal Constitutional Response to Coalition Formation

Jean‐Jacques Laffont

in Incentives and Political Economy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248681
eISBN:
9780191596575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248680.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter studies horizontal collusion between interest groups in a Bayesian setting. Various models under complete and incomplete information are introduced and the different results are obtained ... More


Cooperative Homo economicus

Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis

in A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and Its Evolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151250
eISBN:
9781400838837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151250.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines whether recent advances in the theory of repeated games, as exemplified by the so-called folk theorem and related models, address the shortcomings of the self-interest based ... More


The Volatility of Consumption

Angus Deaton

in Understanding Consumption

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288244
eISBN:
9780191596131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288247.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Develops the themes of Ch. 3 by exploring how consumption responds to innovations in income. The focus is on the econometric enquiry and presents insights into how measured income differs from ... More


The Successes of Game Theory

David M. Kreps

in Game Theory and Economic Modelling

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283812
eISBN:
9780191596568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283814.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Illustrates some of the successes of non‐cooperative game theory in economics. Specifically, it discusses how non‐cooperative game theory has helped economists to understand dynamic competition, ... More


Privacy and Media Freedom

Raymond Wacks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668656
eISBN:
9780191748714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668656.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines the right of privacy from a legal, philosophical, and social perspective, tracing its genesis in the United States, through the development of the law of confidence, and its recent ... More


The new order

Wacks Raymond

in Privacy and Media Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668656
eISBN:
9780191748714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668656.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the approach of the English courts, especially the House of Lords and Supreme Court, to the protection of personal information since the advent of the Human Rights Act 1998. The ... More


Stock Trading in Space and Time: Information and Prices around the Globe

Dariusz Wójcik

in The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries in an Uneven World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592180
eISBN:
9780191729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592180.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

With continued focus on investors, Chapter 5 investigates the circulation of information on secondary stock markets, using the case study of HSBC shares traded on the exchanges in New York, London, ... More


Better Now Than Later: The Paradox of 1914 as Everyone’s Favored Year for War

Jack Snyder

in The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Logically it cannot have been true that each Power benefited from fighting in 1914. Yet, each reached this conclusion in August of that year. Germany and Austria saw the rise of Russian power as ... More


Mediator deathwork 1

Tony Walter

in Narrative and Stories in Health Care: Illness, dying and bereavement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199546695
eISBN:
9780191730214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546695.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the production of narrative accounts and stories from professionals who are working outside of the framework of traditional professional–patient relationships. The chapter ... More


Is There a Market for Information?

Miklos Sarvary

in Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines whether a proper market for information can exist. It offers arguments against the features information products that make them unsuitable for sale: that information does not ... More


Information and consent

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter considers the idea that personal information is impossible to control and how this assumption operates in discussions about sexting. It argues that current models of privacy and ... More


The Rural Land Market

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

in Development Microeconomics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Commences with some comments on the evolution of property rights in land and on reasons for rural land markets being relatively ‘thin’; the rest of the chapter then analyzes the more active ... More


The Stuff of Surveillance: Varieties of Personal Information

Gary T. Marx

in Windows Into the Soul: Surveillance and Society in an Age of High Technology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226285887
eISBN:
9780226286075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286075.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter deals with types of surveillance data. Such data are honeycombed with attributes and tacit expectations that can be systematically compared. What are the major kinds of data that ... More


Remedies

Wacks Raymond

in Privacy and Media Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199668656
eISBN:
9780191748714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668656.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The remedies available to a victim of misuse of private information are described, including interim, final, and so-called ‘super injunctions’ (and the subject of prior notification of an imminent ... More


Bargaining in the Shadow of Different Regimes

Ian Ayres and Eric Talley

in Optional Law: The Structure of Legal Entitlements

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226033464
eISBN:
9780226033488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033488.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Liability rules have decided advantages over property rules in harnessing private information when bargaining is not possible. This “non-consensual” advantage of traditional liability rules can be ... More


Dynamic Mechanism Design

Krähmer Daniel and Strausz Roland

in An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199734023
eISBN:
9780190244699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734023.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter explains basic insights in the theory of dynamic mechanism design using initially a single agent framework. The chapter emphasizes the case in which the agent receives multiple signals ... More


Adolescents and social network sites: identity, friendships and privacy

Jochen Peter, Patti M. Valkenburg, and Cédric Fluckiger

in Kids online: Opportunities and risks for children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424396
eISBN:
9781447302643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424396.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Identity construction, the development of stable and fulfilling friendships, and the ability to disclose private information in appropriate ways and settings are important developmental tasks in ... More


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