The Resource Firms, contracts, and financial structure, (electronic resource)

Firms, contracts, and financial structure, (electronic resource)

Label
Firms, contracts, and financial structure
Title
Firms, contracts, and financial structure
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides a framework for thinking about economic instiutions such as firms. The basic idea is that institutions arise in situations where people write incomplete contracts and where the allocation of power or control is therefore important. Power and control are not standard concepts in economic theory. The book begins by pointing out that traditional approaches cannot explain on the one hand why all transactions do not take place in one huge firm and on the other handwhy firms matter at all. An incomplete contracting or property rights approach is then developed. It is argued that t
Member of
Cataloging source
YNG
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Hart, Oliver D
Index
index present
LC call number
HB241
LC item number
.H37 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Oxford University Press
Series statement
Clarendon Lectures in Economics
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  • Business enterprises
  • Corporations
  • Contracts
  • Business
  • Business enterprises
  • Contracts
  • Corporations
Target audience
adult
Label
Firms, contracts, and financial structure, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; PART I: UNDERSTANDING FIRMS; 1. Established Theories of the Firm; 2. The Property Rights Approach; 3. Further Issues Arising from the Property Rights Approach; 4. A Discussion of the Foundations of the Incomplete Contracting Model; PART II: UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL STRUCTURE; 5. Theories of Financial Contracting and Debt; 6. Capital Structure Decisions of a Public Company; 7. Bankruptcy Procedure; 8. The Structure of Voting Rightsin a Public Company; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (238 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191521720
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191826491
  • (OCoLC)ocn191826491
Label
Firms, contracts, and financial structure, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; PART I: UNDERSTANDING FIRMS; 1. Established Theories of the Firm; 2. The Property Rights Approach; 3. Further Issues Arising from the Property Rights Approach; 4. A Discussion of the Foundations of the Incomplete Contracting Model; PART II: UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL STRUCTURE; 5. Theories of Financial Contracting and Debt; 6. Capital Structure Decisions of a Public Company; 7. Bankruptcy Procedure; 8. The Structure of Voting Rightsin a Public Company; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (238 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191521720
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191826491
  • (OCoLC)ocn191826491

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