Winand Emons

University of Bern - Department of Economics

Professor of Economic Theory

Schanzeneckstrasse 1

Postfach 8573

CH-3001 Bern

Switzerland

http://staff.vwi.unibe.ch/emons

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (27)

The Market for Used Cars: New Evidence of the Lemons Phenomenon

University of Bern, Department of Economics Discussion Paper 02.02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2008
Winand Emons and George Sheldon
University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Basel - Department of Applied Economic Research
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Citation 8

Abstract:

adverse selection, used car market, duration models

The Market for Used Cars: A New Test of the Lemons Model

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3360
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jun 2002
Winand Emons and George Sheldon
University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Basel - Department of Applied Economic Research
Downloads 24 (430,488)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Adverse selection, used car market, duration models

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Truth-Revealing Mechanisms for Courts

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jul 2000
Winand Emons and Robert D. Cooter
University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 247 (97,125)
Citation 9

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The Economics of US-Style Contingent Fees and UK-Style Conditional Fees

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 May 2004
Winand Emons and Nuno M. Garoupa
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University School of Law
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Citation 4

Abstract:

Contingent fees, conditional fees, moral hazard, incentives

The Economics of US-Style Contingent Fees and UK-Style Conditional Fees

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4473
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Aug 2004
Winand Emons and Nuno M. Garoupa
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University School of Law
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Citation 4

Abstract:

Contingent fees, conditional fees, moral hazard, incentives

Product Differentiation and Price Competition Between a Safe and a Risky Seller

Univ. of Bern Dept. of Economics Disc. Paper No. 98-07
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jan 1999
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 150 (160,523)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Product Differentiation and Price Competition Between a Safe and a Risky Seller

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 2041
Posted: 13 Jan 1999
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics

Abstract:

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Truth-Bonding and Other Truth-Revealing Mechanisms for Courts

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jun 2000
Robert D. Cooter and Winand Emons
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Citation 8

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Citation 5

Conditional versus Contingent Fees

University of Bern Discussion Paper No. 04.08
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 May 2004
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 111 (203,879)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Contingent fees, conditional fees, adverse selection, moral hazard, screening, pooling

Conditional versus Contingent Fees

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4532
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Contingent fees, conditional fees, adverse selection, moral hazard, screening, pooling

Conditional Versus Contingent Fees

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 59, Issue 1, pp. 89-101, 2007
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics

Abstract:

JEL classifications: D82, K1

7.

Perjury Versus Truth-Revelation: Quantity Or Quality Of Testimony

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Sep 2001
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 114 (187,951)
Citation 2

Abstract:

litigation process, witness, truth-revelation, mechanism design, perjury rule

Incentive Compatible Reimbursement Schemes for Physicians

Forthcoming in Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2013
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 91 (234,466)

Abstract:

credence goods, expert services, incentives, medical doctors, demand inducement, insurance

Incentive Compatible Reimbursement Schemes for Physicians

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7659
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (546,751)

Abstract:

credence goods, demand inducement, expert services, incentives, insurance, medical doctors

9.
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Citation 5

Escalating Penalties for Repeat Offenders

, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Nov 2003
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (252,564)
Citation 5

Abstract:

crime and punishment, repeat offenders

Escalating Penalties for Repeat Offenders

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4131
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Dec 2003
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (493,537)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Non-Comparative versus Comparative Advertising of Quality

CIRANO - Scientific Publications 2011s-75
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Feb 2012
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 51 (324,507)
Citation 2

Abstract:

quality, advertising, disclosure, signalling

Non-Comparative Versus Comparative Advertising of Quality

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming, CIRPEE Working Paper No. 11-39
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2012
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 40 (360,325)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Quality, advertising, disclosure, signalling

11.
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Citation 4

Subgame Perfect Punishment for Repeat Offenders

University of Bern Discussion Paper No. 02.11
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Oct 2002
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

Abstract:

crime and punishment, repeat offenders, subgame perfection

Subgame Perfect Punishment for Repeat Offenders

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3667
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Jan 2003
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

Abstract:

Crime and punishment, repeat offenders, subgame perfection

12.

A Note on the Optimal Punishment for Repeat Offenders

Univ. of Bern Economics Discussion Paper No. 01.04
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Dec 2001
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Citation 11

Abstract:

crime and punishment, repeat offenders

Adversarial versus Inquisitorial Testimony

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jan 2010
Claude Fluet and Winand Emons
Université Laval and University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 53 (318,585)

Abstract:

evidence production, procedure, costly state falsification, adversarial, inquisitorial

Adversarial Versus Inquisitorial Testimony

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 11-22
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 23 (436,065)

Abstract:

Evidence production, procedure, costly state falsification, adversarial, inquisitorial

Adversarial Versus Inquisitorial Testimony

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7476
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 2 (554,189)

Abstract:

adversarial, costly state falsification, evidence production, inquisitorial, procedure

Playing It Safe with Low Conditional Fees versus Being Insured by High Contingent Fees

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Dec 2004
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Contingent fees,conditional fees, risk aversion, insurance, incentives

Playing it Safe with Low Conditional Fees versus Being Insured by High Contingent Fees

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4841
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 May 2005
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Contingent fees, conditional fees, risk-aversion, insurance, incentives

Playing it Safe with Low Conditional Fees Versus Being Insured by High Contingent Fees

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 20-32, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics

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Optimal Leniency Programs When Firms Have Cumulative and Asymmetric Evidence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
Marc Blatter, Winand Emons and Silvio Sticher
University of Bern, University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Bern
Downloads 71 (234,381)

Abstract:

antitrust, cartels, deterrence, leniency, evidence

16.

Imperfect Tests and Natural Insurance Monopolies

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jun 1997
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 71 (257,997)
Citation 4

Abstract:

The Optimal Amount of Falsified Testimony

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 05-20; University of Bern Economics Discussion Paper No. 05-06
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 56 (310,021)

Abstract:

Evidence production, procedure, costly state falsification, adversarial, inquisitorial

The Optimal Amount of Falsified Testimony

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5124
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 8 (521,261)

Abstract:

Evidence production, procedure, costly state falsification, adversarial, inquisitorial

Genetic Tests and Intertemporal Screening in Competitive Insurance Markets

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2010
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (371,321)

Abstract:

genetic tests, insurance, screening, pooling

Genetic Tests and Intertemporal Screening in Competitive Insurance Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6047
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (546,751)

Abstract:

Genetic tests, insurance, pooling, screening

Accuracy versus Falsification Costs: The Optimal Amount of Evidence under Different Procedures

CIRPEE Working Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 38 (367,536)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Evidence production, procedure, costly state falsification, adversarial, inquisitorial

Accuracy Versus Falsification Costs: The Optimal Amount of Evidence Under Different Procedures

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6150
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 May 2008
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 1 (564,280)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Adversarial, costly state falsification, evidence production, inquisitorial, multi-sender game

Accuracy Versus Falsification Costs: The Optimal Amount of Evidence Under Different Procedures

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 134-156, 2009
Posted: 13 Apr 2009
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval

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Penalty Structures and Deterrence in a Two-Stage Model: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, West Virginia University - Department of Economics, University of Bern - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Downloads 37 (371,321)

Abstract:

repeat offenders, increasing penalties, experimental evidence

Penalty Structures and Deterrence in a Two-Stage Model: Experimental Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10576
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 May 2015
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, West Virginia University - Department of Economics, University of Bern - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
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Abstract:

crime and punishment, deterrence, experimental evidence, repeat offenders

Strategic Communication with Reporting Costs

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2016
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 26 (419,765)

Abstract:

disclosure, persuasion, active judging, adversarial, inquisitorial

Strategic Communication with Reporting Costs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11105
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
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active judging, adversarial, disclosure, inquisitorial, persuasion

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Genetic Tests and Inter-Temporal Screening in Competitive Insurance Markets

The B. E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jan 2010
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics
Downloads 23 (412,825)

Abstract:

genetic tests, insurance, screening, pooling

Why Plaintiffs' Attorneys Use Contingent and Defense Attorneys Fixed Fee Contracts

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2016
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 12 (499,279)

Abstract:

litigation, contingent fees, fixed fees, expert services

Why Plaintiffs' Attorneys Use Contingent and Defense Attorneys Fixed Fee Contracts

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9727
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Nov 2013
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
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Abstract:

contingent fees, expert services, fixed fees, litigation

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Non-Comparative Versus Comparative Advertising as a Quality Signal

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7109
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Winand Emons and Claude Fluet
University of Bern - Department of Economics and Université Laval
Downloads 3 (521,345)
Citation 2

Abstract:

advertising, costly state falsification, signalling

25.

Optimal Leniency Programs When Firms Have Cumulative and Asymmetric Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10106
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Marc Blatter, Winand Emons and Silvio Sticher
University of Bern, University of Bern - Department of Economics and University of Bern
Downloads 0 (548,619)

Abstract:

antitrust, cartels, deterrence, evidence, leniency

26.

Credence Goods and Fraudulent Experts

Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 28, No. 1
Posted: 02 Apr 1997
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics

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Expertise, Contingent Fees, and Excessive Litigation

Center of Economic Policy Research, London, Discussion Paper No. 1487
Posted: 14 Nov 1996
Winand Emons
University of Bern - Department of Economics

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