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By Jean-Jacques Laffont

More then only a textbook, A concept of Incentives in Procurement and Regulation will advisor economists' study on legislation for future years. It makes a tough and massive literature of the hot regulatory economics available to the common graduate pupil, whereas delivering insights into the theoretical rules and stratagems no longer on hand in different places. in keeping with their pathbreaking paintings within the software of principal-agent idea to questions of law, Laffont and Tirole increase an artificial process, with a selected, even though now not unique, specialize in the rules of usual monopolies akin to army contractors, application businesses, and transportation authorities.

The book's transparent and logical association starts with an creation that summarizes regulatory practices, recounts the historical past of idea that ended in the emergence of the hot regulatory economics, units up the fundamental constitution of the version, and previews the industrial questions tackled within the subsequent seventeen chapters. The constitution of the version constructed within the introductory bankruptcy continues to be a similar all through next chapters, making sure either balance and consistency. The concluding bankruptcy discusses very important components for destiny paintings in regulatory economics. every one bankruptcy opens with a dialogue of the industrial concerns, a casual description of the acceptable version, and an outline of the consequences and instinct. It then develops the formal research, together with adequate reasons for people with little education in details economics or online game conception. Bibliographic notes offer a old viewpoint of advancements within the quarter and an outline of complementary study. certain proofs are given of all significant conclusions, making the ebook helpful as a resource of recent examine options. there's a huge set of evaluate difficulties on the finish of the book.

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