Helmut Bester

Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics

Professor

Boltzmannstr. 20

Berlin 14195, 14195

Germany

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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Conflict and the Social Contract

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Helmut Bester and Karl Warneryd
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics
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conflict, social contracts, asymmetric information

Conflict and the Social Contract

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 108, No. 2, pp. 231-249, July 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Aug 2006
Helmut Bester and Karl Warneryd
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics
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Easy Targets and the Timing of Conflict

WZB, Markets and Political Economy Working Paper No. SP II 2003-28
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Feb 2004
Helmut Bester and Kai A. Konrad
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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Timing of conflict, war, easy targets

Easy Targets and the Timing of Conflict

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4245
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Feb 2004
Helmut Bester and Kai A. Konrad
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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Timing of conflict, war, easy targets

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Loan Sales and Screening Incentives

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9084
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Helmut Bester, Thomas Gehrig and Rune Stenbacka
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics, University of Vienna - Faculty of Business, Economics, and Statistics and Hanken School of Economics
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loan sales, screening, securitization

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Delay in Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3784
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Apr 2003
Helmut Bester and Kai A. Konrad
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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Delay, contest, conflict

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Externalities and the Allocation of Decision Rights in the Theory of the Firm

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3276
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Apr 2002
Helmut Bester
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics
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Authority, control rights, decision rights, delegation, externalities, incomplete contracts, theory of the firm

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Externalities, Communication and the Allocation of Decision Rights

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5391
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Mar 2006
Helmut Bester
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics
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Authority, decision rights, externalities, incomplete contracts, imperfect information, theory of the firm

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Wages and Productivity Growth in a Dynamic Monopoly

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2707
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Mar 2001
Helmut Bester and Emmanuel Petrakis
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics and University of Crete - Department of Economics
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Dynamic programming, innovation, labour productivity, monopoly, wage differentials, wages

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Delegation and Incentives

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6042
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Helmut Bester and Daniel Krahmer
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics and University of Bonn
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Authority, Delegation, Limited liability, Moral hazard, Principal-agent problem

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Investments and the Holdup Problem in a Matching Market

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7332
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Helmut Bester
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics
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Holdup Problem, Investments, Matching Market

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Credence Goods, Costly Diagnosis, and Subjective Evaluation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10254
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Helmut Bester and Matthias Dahm
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics and University of Nottingham
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credence goods, information acquisition, moral hazard, subjective evaluation

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Strategic Pricing, Signalling and Costly Information Acquisition

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 2032
Posted: 13 Jan 1999
Klaus Ritzberger and Helmut Bester
Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) and Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics

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Wages and Productivity Growth in a Competitive Industry

CEPR Working Paper No. 2031
Posted: 22 Dec 1998
Helmut Bester and Emmanuel Petrakis
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics and University of Crete - Department of Economics

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Quality Uncertainty Mitigates Product Differentiation

Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 29, No. 4, Winter 1998
Posted: 01 Oct 1998
Helmut Bester
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Division of Economics

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