Oliver Hart

Harvard University - Department of Economics

Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics

Littauer Center

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Takeover Bids Vs. Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 04/2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Oliver Hart
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,846 (1,750)
Citation 33

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Corporate governance, corporate control, takeovers, proxy contests, mergers and acquisitions

Takeover Bids vs. Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control

NBER Working Paper No. w8633
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Oliver Hart
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 130 (185,619)
Citation 33

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Financial Contracting

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1924; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 327
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 May 2001
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,280 (4,398)
Citation 111

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Financial contracting, decision rights, control rights

Financial Contracting

NBER Working Paper No. w8285
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 May 2001 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (290,096)
Citation 111

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Financial Contracting

Forthcoming in Journal of Economic Literature
Posted: 14 May 2001
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Financial contracting, decision rights, control rights

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Citation 136

A Theory of Firm Scope

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-42
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Dec 2002
Oliver Hart and Bengt R. Holmström
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,842 (6,337)
Citation 136

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A Theory of Firm Scope

NBER Working Paper No. w14613
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Oliver Hart and Bengt R. Holmström
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 134

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Citation 42

Different Approaches To Bankruptcy

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1903
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Oct 2000
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,572 (8,308)
Citation 42

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Different Approaches to Bankruptcy

NBER Working Paper No. w7921
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 42

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Norms and the Theory of the Firm

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1923; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 May 2001
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,521 (8,803)
Citation 100

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Contracts, theory of the firm

Norms and the Theory of the Firm

NBER Working Paper No. w8286
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 May 2001 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 72 (278,494)
Citation 100

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Norms and the Theory of the Firm

Forthcoming in University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Posted: 14 May 2001
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Contracts, theory of the firm

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Citation 42

A New Capital Regulation for Large Financial Institutions

FEEM Working Paper No. 124.2009
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 687 (29,521)
Citation 42

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Banks, Capital Requirement, Too Big to Fail

A New Capital Regulation for Large Financial Institutions

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 09-36
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Oct 2009
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 397 (60,023)
Citation 42

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A New Capital Regulation for Large Financial Institutions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7298
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 42
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banks, Capital requirement, too big to fail

Incomplete Contracts and Public Ownership: Remarks, and an Application to Public-Private Partnerships

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jun 2003
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 895 (20,166)
Citation 59

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public-private partnerships, ownership, incomplete contracts

Incomplete Contracts and Public Ownership: Remarks, and an Application to Public-Private Partnerships

Economic Journal, Vol. 119, March 2003
Posted: 12 Jun 2003
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics

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public-private partnerships, ownership, incomplete contracts

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Citation 98

Debt Enforcement Around the World

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 147/2007
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Dec 2006
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Department of Economics, World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 727 (27,293)
Citation 98

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bankruptcy, legal origins

Debt Enforcement Around the World

NBER Working Paper No. w12807
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Jan 2007
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Department of Economics, World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 87 (248,062)
Citation 98

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On the Design of Hierarchies: Coordination Versus Specialization

Harvard Institute of Economics Research Paper No. 1880
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Jul 2000
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 648 (31,950)
Citation 51

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On the Design of Hierarchies: Coordination Versus Specialization

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. TE375
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Citation 51

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On the Design of Hierarchies: Coordination Versus Specialization

NBER Working Paper No. w7388
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Oct 1999 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 46 (349,188)
Citation 51

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On the Design of Hierarchies: Coordination versus Specialization

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 675-702, August 2005
Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics

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Citation 57

Contracts as Reference Points

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 491 (46,018)
Citation 57

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contracts, reference points, entitlements, aggrievement

Contracts as Reference Points

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 572
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Citation 57

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Contracts as Reference Points

NBER Working Paper No. w12706
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Citation 57

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Theories of Optimal Capital Structure: A Managerial Discretion Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. R1806
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 21

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Agreeing Now to Agree Later: Contracts that Rule Out but do not Rule In

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 465; Harvard Institute of Econ. Research Disc. Paper 2032
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Mar 2004
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Citation 14

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agreements to agree, ruling out but not ruling in, bargaining, ex post inefficiency

Agreeing Now to Agree Later: Contracts that Rule Out But Do Not Rule in

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. TE472
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Citation 14

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Agreeing Now to Agree Later: Contracts that Rule Out But Do Not Rule in

NBER Working Paper No. w10397
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Citation 14

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Corporate Financial Structure and Managerial Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. R0398
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Aug 2004
Sanford J. Grossman and Oliver Hart
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 356 (57,906)
Citation 179

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Tax Shelters or Efficient Tax Planning? A Theory of the Firm Perspective on the Economic Substance Doctrine

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 May 2013
Analysis Group, Inc., United States Department of Justice and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 323 (76,536)
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Tax Shelters or Efficient Tax Planning? a Theory of the Firm Perspective on the Economic Substance Doctrine

NBER Working Paper No. w19081
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2013
Analysis Group, Inc., United States Department of Justice and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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Companies Should Maximize Shareholder Welfare Not Market Value

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 521/2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2017
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 337 (72,882)

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Firm Objective, Shareholder Value, Prosocial, Friedman

Companies Should Maximize Shareholder Welfare Not Market Value

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12186
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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firm objective, Friedman, prosocial, shareholder value

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Foundations of Incomplete Contracts

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. TE358
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 217 (117,343)
Citation 132

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Foundations of Incomplete Contracts

NBER Working Paper No. w6726
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Aug 2000
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 107 (215,310)
Citation 132

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Foundations of Incomplete Contracts

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1846
Posted: 09 Sep 1998
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics

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Making the Case for Contract Theory

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

Inefficient Provision of Liquidity

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 11-27
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 295 (84,829)
Citation 2

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liquidity, money, banking

Inefficient Provision of Liquidity

NBER Working Paper No. w17299
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Aug 2011
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 2

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One Share/One Vote and the Market for Corporate Control

NBER Working Paper No. w2347
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Mar 2007
Sanford J. Grossman and Oliver Hart
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 277 (91,540)
Citation 265

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Cooperatives vs. Outside Ownership

NBER Working Paper No. w6421
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 135 (180,067)
Citation 29

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Cooperatives Vs. Outside Ownership

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. TE346
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 95 (234,173)
Citation 29

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Cooperatives vs. Outside Ownership

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1816
Posted: 20 Jul 1998
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics

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Citation 1

Banks Are Where the Liquidity Is

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 14-27, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 191 (132,782)
Citation 1

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liquidity, bailout, banking

Banks are Where the Liquidity is

NBER Working Paper No. w20207
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jun 2014
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 1

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Banks are Where the Liquidity is

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10017
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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bailout, banking, Liquidity

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Citation 61

Contracts as Reference Points: Experimental Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3889
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 94 (235,797)
Citation 61

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contracts, reference points, experiment

Contracts as Reference Points - Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 51 (333,497)
Citation 61

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Contracts, Reference Points, Experiment

Contracts as Reference Points - Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w14501
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Citation 61

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A New Capital Requirement for Large Financial Institutions

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 148 (154,981)
Citation 34

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Capital requirements, banking, CDS

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The Economics of Bankruptcy Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w4097
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Philippe Aghion, Oliver Hart and John Moore
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 118 (181,615)
Citation 88

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How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 42 (362,774)
Citation 1

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Contractual reference points, informal agreements, renegotiation, experiment

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
Downloads 36 (385,291)
Citation 1

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Incomplete Contracts, Contractual Reference Points, Renegotiation, Informal Agreements, Laboratory Experiment

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6095
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Nov 2011
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Citation 1

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contracts, reference points, fairness, renegotiation, informal agreement

How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?

NBER Working Paper No. w17545
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Ernst Fehr, Oliver Hart and Christian Zehnder
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Citation 1

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The Proper Scope of Government: Theory and an Application to Prisons

NBER Working Paper No. w5744
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Jan 1997 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 91 (240,905)
Citation 172

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The Proper Scope of Government: Theory and an Application to Prisons

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, No. 4, November 1997
Posted: 28 Apr 1998
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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A Theory of Debt Based on the Inalienability of Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w3906
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2010
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 80 (205,872)
Citation 288

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Takeover Bids versus Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3073
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Dec 2001
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Oliver Hart
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 64 (293,714)
Citation 23
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Corporate governance, corporate control, takeovers, proxy contests, mergers and acquisitions

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A Theory of Corporate Financial Structure Based on the Seniority of Claims

NBER Working Paper No. w3431
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Feb 2001
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
Downloads 61 (271,300)
Citation 8

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A New Bankruptcy Procedure that Uses Multiple Auctions

NBER Working Paper No. w6278
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Labor Studies and Industrial Relations, SKEMA Business School and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Citation 10

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A New Bankruptcy Procedure That Uses Multiple Auctions

European Economic Review, 1997.
Posted: 25 Sep 1997
Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School and University of Edinburgh - Economics

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Default and Renegotiation: A Dynamic Model of Debt

NBER Working Paper No. w5907
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2010
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Citation 199

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Default and Renegotiation: A Dynamic Model of Debt

Harvard Institue of Economic Research Paper No. 1792
Posted: 07 Mar 1997
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics

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Regulation and Sarbanes-Oxley

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Apr 2009
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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Reference Points and the Theory of the Firm

NBER Working Paper No. w13481
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 32

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Hold-Up, Asset Ownership, and Reference Points

NBER Working Paper No. w13540
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 11

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Debt and Seniority: An Analysis of the Role of Hard Claims in Constraining Management

NBER Working Paper No. w4886
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Nov 2011
Oliver Hart and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Citation 179

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Unemployment with Observable Aggregate Shocks

NBER Working Paper No. w0975
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Sanford J. Grossman, Oliver Hart and Eric Maskin
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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Liquidity and Inefficient Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w19184
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jun 2013
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Liquidity and Inefficient Investment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9537
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Oliver Hart and Luigi Zingales
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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aggregate shocks, fiscal policy, liquidity, nonpledgeability, pecuniary externalities

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Short-Term, Long-Term, and Continuing Contracts

NBER Working Paper No. w21005
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Maija Halonen-Akatwijuka and Oliver Hart
University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Noncontractible Investments and Reference Points

NBER Working Paper No. w16929
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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More is Less: Why Parties May Deliberately Write Incomplete Contracts

NBER Working Paper No. w19001
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Apr 2013
Maija Halonen-Akatwijuka and Oliver Hart
University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (438,897)

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Economica Coase Lecture: Reference Points and the Theory of the Firm

Economica, Vol. 75, Issue 299, pp. 404-411, August 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Oliver Hart
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Continuing Contracts

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Sep 2016
Maija Halonen-Akatwijuka and Oliver Hart
University of Bristol - Leverhulme Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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short‐term, long‐term, continuing contracts, fairness, good faith bargaining, for‐cause, at-will