Richard Holden

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Kensington

High St

Sydney , NSW 2052

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Can Blockchain Solve the Holdup Problem in Contracts?

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 846
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Richard Holden and Anup Malani
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Chicago - Law School
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Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Contract Theory, Holdup, Renegotiation, Relationship-Specific Investment, Commitment, Revelation Mechanism, Incomplete Contracts

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Gaming and Strategic Opacity in Incentive Provision

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 819-854, Winter 2018, Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1935
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2019
Florian Ederer, Richard Holden and Margaret Meyer
Boston University - Markets, Public Policy, and Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
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incentives, gaming, contracts, opacity

Gaming and Strategic Opacity in Incentive Provision

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9319
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2018
Florian Ederer, Richard Holden and Margaret A. Meyer
Boston University - Markets, Public Policy, and Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Medicine
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contracts, gaming, incentives, opacity, randomization

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Peer Effects on the United States Supreme Court

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Richard Holden, Michael Keane and Matthew Lilley
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of Oxford and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Supreme Court, Peer Effects

Peer Effects on the United States Supreme Court

UNSW Economics Working Paper 2019-01b
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
Richard Holden, Michael P. Keane and Matthew Lilley
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of New South Wales and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Fun in Education

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 May 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - Faculty of Business
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higher education, new teaching methods, educational (serious) games

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A Solomonic Solution to Blockchain Front-Running

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 4034666
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2023
Joshua S. Gans and Richard Holden
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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subgame perfect implementation, blockchain, front-running, mechanism design, ownership

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Cultural Context in Standardized Tests

UNSW Economics Working Paper 2021-08
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Mar 2022
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW, University of Canberra and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Organizations with Power-Hungry Agents

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-90
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2019
Wouter Dessein and Richard Holden
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Economics and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Hierarchies, Delegation, Decision rights, Power, Organization design

Organizations with Power-Hungry Agents

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13526
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Feb 2019
Wouter Dessein and Richard Holden
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Economics and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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delegation, Hierarchies, Organization Design, Preferences for Power

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Movers and Shakers

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2015-18
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Robert Akerlof and Richard Holden
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Downloads 179 (306,498)
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Global games, investment, network capital

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When to Drop a Bombshell

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2016 ECON 13
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
Gabriele Gratton, Richard Holden and Anton Kolotilin
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Information Disclosure, Strategic Timing, Bayesian Learning, Credibility vs. Scrutiny

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Mechanism Design Approaches to Blockchain Consensus

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 4141590
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Jun 2022
Joshua S. Gans and Richard Holden
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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subgame perfect implementation, blockchain, consensus, mechanism design, Byzantine fault tolerance

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Political Capital

UNSW Economics Working Paper 2019-04
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Apr 2019
Gabriele Gratton, Richard Holden and Barton E. Lee
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and ETH Zürich
Downloads 152 (352,608)
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organizations, collective decisions, political capital, leadership styles

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A Solomonic Solution to Ownership Disputes: Theory and Applications

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Dec 2022
Joshua S. Gans and Richard Holden
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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subgame perfect implementation, front-running, mechanism design, ownership, dispute resolution

The Role of Bounded Rationality and Imperfect Information in Subgame Perfect Implementation: An Empirical Investigation

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 189
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Melbourne
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Implementation theory, incomplete contracts, experiments

The Role of Bounded Rationality and Imperfect Information in Subgame Perfect Implementation - An Empirical Investigation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5300
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Melbourne
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implementation theory, incomplete contracts, experiments

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Arbitration in Anarchy

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Oct 2017
John A. Ferejohn, Tom Ginsburg and Richard Holden
NYU Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Arbitration, Constitution

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Timing Information Flows

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2015ECON16
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jul 2015
Gabriele Gratton, Richard Holden and Anton Kolotilin
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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information disclosure, strategic timing, Bayesian learning, credibility vs. scrutiny

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Gaming and Strategic Opacity in Incentive Provision

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1935
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2017
Florian Ederer, Richard Holden and Margaret A. Meyer
Boston University - Markets, Public Policy, and Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Medicine
Downloads 108 (458,204)
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Incentives, Gaming, Contracts, Opacity

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On the Optimality of Ranked-Choice Voting

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Sep 2022
Richard Holden and John Quiggin
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Queensland - Business School
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Elections, Ranked-Choice Voting, Social Choice

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The Stochastic Reproduction Rate of a Virus

UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
Richard Holden and D.J. Thornton
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Business School, School of Economics, Students
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reproduction rate, virus

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Vertical Versus Horizontal Incentives in Education: Evidence from Randomized Trials

NBER Working Paper No. w17752
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2023
Roland G. Fryer and Richard Holden
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Capital Assembly

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
Robert Akerlof and Richard Holden
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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The Role of Fun in the Education Production Function: A Randomized Controlled Trial

UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Dec 2023
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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human capital, accessories, randomized controlled trial

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Can Blockchain Solve the Hold-Up Problem in Contracts?

NBER Working Paper No. w25833
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2023
Richard Holden and Anup Malani
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Chicago - Law School
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Allocating Scarce Information

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2022-36
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Mar 2022
Richard Holden, Anup Malani and Chris Teh
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of Chicago - Law School and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Allocating Scarce Information

NBER Working Paper No. w29846
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2023
Richard Holden, Anup Malani and Chris Teh
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of Chicago - Law School and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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The Ico Paradox: Transactions Costs, Token Velocity, and Token Value

NBER Working Paper No. w26265
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2023
Richard Holden and Anup Malani
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Chicago - Law School
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Optimal Primaries

NBER Working Paper No. w19340
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 07 May 2023
Patrick Hummel and Richard Holden
Google Inc. and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Mechanism Design Approaches to Blockchain Consensus

NBER Working Paper No. w30189
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2023
Joshua Gans and Richard Holden
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Downloads 12 (1,022,793)
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A Solomonic Solution to Ownership Disputes: An Application to Blockchain Front-Running

NBER Working Paper No. w29780
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 15 May 2023
Joshua Gans and Richard Holden
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Incentives to Discover Talent

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13979
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Oct 2019
University of Lincoln (UK), Goethe University Frankfurt, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and The University of Sydney
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The Law and Economics of Blockchain

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 18, pp. 297-313, 2022
Posted: 21 Oct 2022
Richard Holden and Anup Malani
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and University of Chicago - Law School

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Network Externalities and Market Dominance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16783
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Feb 2022
Robert Akerlof, Richard Holden and Luis Rayo
University of Warwick - Department of Economics, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Kellogg School of Management
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Market dominance, network externalities, price competition

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Network Capital

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11763
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Robert Akerlof and Richard Holden
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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increasing returns, inequality, investment, network capital

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Voting and Elections: New Social Science Perspectives

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 12, pp. 255-272, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Richard Holden
University of New South Wales (UNSW)

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