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Kevin Wainwright
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This Page contains a comprehensive list of journal articles and discussion papers that are available on line.

Reading List of Journal Articles:

when possible, titles are linked to PDF downloadable articles; If not, you have to use the Library

    1. Akerlof, G. "The market for lemons: qualitative uncertainty and the market mechanism" QJE, 1970
    2. Barzel, Y "An alternative approach to the analysis of taxation" JPE, 84, 1976
    3. Barzel, Y. & Suen, W. "The Demand for Giffen Goods are Downward Sloping" EJ Vol. 102. July 1992
    4. Barzel, Y Measurement Cost and the Organization of Markets JLE Vol. 25 (Apr 1982) pp 27-48
    5. Barzel, Y. Excess Capacity in Monopolistic Competition, JPE Vol. 78 No. 5 (Sep-Oct 1970) pp 1142-1149
    6. Baumol, William J.Contestable Markets: An Uprising in the Theory of Industry Structure  The American Economic Review, Vol. 72, No. 1. (Mar., 1982), pp. 1-15.
    7. Baumol & Willig, Contestability: Developments since the Book,  Oxford Economic Papers, Vol 38, Supplement: Strategic Behavior and Industrial Competition (Nov 1986) pp 9-36
    8. Cheung, S.N.S. "The structure of a contract and the theory of a non-exclusive resource" JLE 1970 pp 49-70
    9. Cheung, S.N.S., A Theory of Price Control, JLE (April 1974) pp 53-71
    10. Cheung, S.N.S.The Contractual Nature of the Firm, JLE (April 1983)
    11. Coase, R. "The Problem of Social Cost", JLE, pp1-44 Oct. 1960
    12. Dahlby, B.G. "Adverse selection and Pareto improvements through compulsory insurance" Public Choice (37) 1981
    13. Dixit, Avinash, A Model of Duopoly Suggesting a Theory of Entry Barriers, Bell Journal of Economics, (Spring 1979)
    14. Dixit, Avinash The Role of Investment in Entry-Deterrence   The Economic Journal, Vol. 90, No. 357. (Mar., 1980), pp. 95-106.
    15. Dixit, Avinash, Recent Developments in Oligopoly Theory, AER, Vol. 72 No. 2, Papers and Proceedings (May 1982) pp 12-17
    16. Eaton, B.C., & Lipsey, R., An Economic Theory of Central Places, EJ, Vol 92, No. 365 (Mar. 1982) pp 56-72
    17. Eaton, B.C., & Lipsey, R., Exit Barriers are Entry Barriers: The Durability of Capital as a Barrier to Entry, Bell Journal Vol 11, No 2 (Autumn 1980) pp 721-729
    18. Eaton, B.C., & Lipsey, R., The Theory of Market Pre-emption: The Persistence of Excess Capacity and Monopoly in Growing Spatial Markets, Economica, New Series, Vol 46, No 182 (May 1979) pp 149-158
    19. Eaton, B.C., & Ware, R., A Theory of Market Structure with Sequential entry, Rand Journal, Vol 18, No 1 (Spring 1987) pp 1-16
    20. Eaton & White Distribution of Wealth and Efficiency of Institutions Economic Inquiry Apr 1991
    21. Gallini, Nancy "Intellectual Property: When is it the best incentive system?" Working Paper, U of Tor
    22. Jensen and Meckling, Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure, Journal of Financial Economics, October, 1976, V. 3, No. 4, pp. 305-360.
    23. Johnson, R. and Libcap G. "Contracting problems and regulation: the case of the fishery" AER, Dec. 1982
    24. Katz & Shapiro How to License Intangible Property  The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 101, No. 3. (Aug., 1986), pp. 567-590.
    25. Klein, B & Leffler, K., The Role of Market Forces in Assuring Contractual Performance, JPE Vol 89, No 4 (Aug. 1981) pp615-641
    26. Klein, B. "Transaction Cost Determinants of "Unfair" Contractual Arrangements" AER (1980)
    27. Klein, Benjamin; Kevin M. Murphy Vertical Restraints as Contract Enforcement Mechanisms Journal of Law and Economics > Vol. 31, No. 2 (Oct., 1988), pp. 265-297
    28. Klein, Benjamin; Kevin M. Murphy, Vertical Integration as a Self-Enforcing Contractual Arrangement; The American Economic Review > Vol. 87, No. 2, Papers and Proceedings of the Hundred and Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association (May, 1997), pp. 415-420
    29. Kreps, David M; Jose A. Scheinkman,Quantity Precommitment and Bertrand Competition Yield Cournot Outcomes  The Bell Journal of Economics, Vol. 14, No. 2. (Autumn, 1983), pp. 326-337.
    30. Mathewson, F. and Winter, R. "The Economics of Franchise Contracts," The Journal of Law and Economics, Oct. (1985) 503-526
    31. Milgrom, Paul; John Roberts Economic Theories of the Firm: Past, Present, and Future The Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 21, No. 3. (Aug., 1988), pp. 444-458.
    32. Milgrom, Paul; John Roberts Limit Pricing and Entry under Incomplete Information: An Equilibrium Analysis Econometrica, Vol. 50, No. 2. (Mar., 1982), pp. 443-460.
    33. Milgrom, Paul; John Roberts Price and Advertising Signals of Product Quality The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 94, No. 4. (Aug., 1986), pp. 796-821.
    34. Miyazaki, H. "The Rat Race and internal labor markets" Bell Journal of Economics (vol 8) 1977
    35. P'ng, I. Strategic Behavior in Suit, Settlement and Trial, The Bell Journal of Economics, Vol 14, No. 2. (Autumn 1983). pp. 539-550.
    36. Prather Brown, J "Toward an economic theory of liability" JLS, 1973, p 323-349
    37. Rothchild, M and Stiglitz, J. "Equilibrium in competitive insurance markets: an essay on the economics of imperfect information" QJE, 90, 1976
    38. Singh Nirvikar; Vives, Xavier Price and Quantity Competition in a Differentiated Duopoly   The RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 15, No. 4. (Winter, 1984), pp. 546-554.
    39. Spence, M. Job Market Signaling, QJE, Vol 87, No 3 (Aug 1973) pp 355-374
    40. Wainwright, K. "Dual organizational structures of franchise contracts" discussion paper
    41. Wainwright, K. "Environmental Regulation, Asymmetric Information, and Moral Hazard" discussion paper