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Essays in Organizational Economics: Information Sharing and Organizational Behavior

Abstract One theoretical research topic in organizational economics is the information issues raised in different organizations. This has been extensively studied in last three decades. One common feature of these research is focusing on the asymmetric information among different agents within one organization. However, in reality, we usually face the following situation. A group of people within an organization are completely transparent to each other; however, their characters are not known by other organization members who are outside this group. In my dissertation, I try to study how this information sharing would affect the outcome of different organizations. I focus on two organizations: corporate board and political parties. I find that this ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Wu, Zhenhua (Author) / Friedenberg, Amanda (Advisor) / Manelli, Alejandro (Committee member) / Chade, Hector (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Economic theory / Finance / Political Science / Corporate board / Dynamic game with incomplete information / Information sharing / Majority rule / Multilateral bargaining / Reputation
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 167 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Economics 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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