9 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last revised: 12 May 2009
Date Written: December 12, 2008
We study reputations with imperfect audit and a reputation market. The main result shows the existence of a separating equilibrium in the reputation market, which contrasts with Tadelis [Tadelis, S., 2002, The market for reputations as an incentive mechanism, Journal of Political Economy 110(4), 854-882].
Keywords: Reputation, Audit, Infinitely repeated game
JEL Classification: D40, D86, M20, M42
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