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Efficiency and fairness in the design of bilateral contracts

Seppo Honkapohja

Efficiency and fairness in the design of bilateral contracts

by Seppo Honkapohja

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Published by Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Game theory.,
  • Negotiation -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Seppo Honkapohja.
    SeriesTechnical report / Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences -- no. 392, Economics series / Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences, Technical report (Stanford University. Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences) -- no. 392., Economics series (Stanford University. Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22408982M

      Bilateral Contract: A bilateral contract is a is a reciprocal arrangement between two parties where each promises to perform an act in exchange for the other party's act. Each party to a bilateral Author: Will Kenton. CONTRACTS. P. ROFESSOR. K. EVIN. D. AVIS. F. ALL. G. RADE: A. CONTRACT FORMATION OBJECTIVE THEORY OF ASSENT • Reasonable, objective, reasonable person standard that looks at outward manifestations, not inner thoughts, to determine if there was an offer (R § 19) o Exception: if either party has special knowledge that the other party does not intend to be bound (i.e. File Size: KB.

    Chapter 6 - Contracts. STUDY. Bilateral Contract. An agreement that requires at least two parties and an exchange of one promise for another. Unilateral Contract. A contract in which one party makes a promise or performs an action without initially receiving a reciprocal agreement from another party.   Fairness in the construction industry should be taken very seriously because when all parties are acting in good faith, the industry operates at maximum efficiency. Local and state governments and agencies are starting to step in and step up to .

    •True=A, False = B – Every promise is legally enforceable. False – The main element of a contract is fairness. False. The elements include (1) agreement (offer and acceptance) (2) between competent parties (3) based on genuine assent of the parties that is (4) supported by consideration, (5) made for a lawful purpose, and (6) in the form required by law, if any. A bilateral contract is a legally binding contract formed by the exchange of mutual promises. An offer in the form of a promise is accepted by a counter-promise. In contrast to unilateral contracts where only one party needs to fulfil their promise, bilateral contracts ensure that both parties do so.


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Efficiency and fairness in the design of bilateral contracts by Seppo Honkapohja Download PDF EPUB FB2

Skip to Main ContentCited by: Downloadable. We show experimentally that fairness concerns may have a decisive impact on the actual and optimal choice of contracts in a moral hazard context. Bonus contracts that offer a voluntary and unenforceable bonus for satisfactory performance provide powerful incentives and are superior to explicit incentive contracts when there are some fair-minded players.

Fairness and Contract Design Ernst Fehr Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Bluemlisalpstra CH‐ Zurich, Switzerland, and Collegium Helveticum, CH‐ Zürich, Switzerland [email protected] by: Efficiency and Fairness in Revenue Sharing Contracts Alexandros Karakostas 1, Axel Sonntag 2, Daniel John Zizzo 3 April Abstract If principals are allowed to choose between a revenue sharing, a bonus and a trust contract, a large majority of experimental subjects choose the revenue sharing contract.

Fairness and Contract Design. perceived fairness, are critical to contract efficiency (Fehr characterization of how friendship in a bilateral relationship can explain cooperation in a.

The notion of what is right can be fairly nebulous; we consider two issues that we see as key: efficiency and fairness. We approach the problem of designing objectives that account for the natural tension between efficiency and fairness in the context of a framework that captures a number of resource allocation problems of interest to by: The three primary ways in which standard theory assumptions fail to hold that we explore are (1) fairness, (2) propensity to make random errors, and (3) incomplete information about fairness.

Fairness. People design and negotiate contracts, and many people care about things other than merely maximizing by: Efficiency versus fairness: The evaluation of labor market policies by economists and laypeople Article in Journal of Economic Psychology 30(4) August with 90 Reads.

a) This contract may be terminated by either party giving the other a Six months written notice, such notice to expire at the end of the season.

Provided that neither party has any outstanding obligation to theFile Size: KB. Effective contract management is essential to the delivery of the intended outcomes. This guidance assists Borrowers in managing contracts (post- contract award) under IPF operations.

Purpose The purpose of this guidance on Contract Management: Practice (guidance) is. A robust approach to the optimization of bilateral contracts in energy management.

The modeling of different layers of agents operation within a smart grid environment. From the algorithmic viewpoint, the design of an algorithm that factors in long term information within a short term by: 8.

invitation and proposes a normative theory that fits business contracts, the subsidiary category of contractual relationships that the law most affects.

3 normative theories pose by urging courts to pursue efficiency, fairness, good faith and the protection of individual autonomy. Such theories need, but so far lack, a meta principle that tells. Green and S. Honkapohja, Bilateral contracts benefits that are relevant. A more complex version presents the buyer with a non-linear price schedule.’ Alternatively, the supplier may be given control in a contract with a specified revenue function along which he can optimize.

Contract theory vs. Mechanism design. Mechanism design theory has been mathematically elegant but has been unable to address the “big” questions, such as “socialism vs.

capitalism”. Instead it proved useful for more manageable smaller questions, specifically business practices - contracts File Size: 1MB. It will contribute to the ongoing discussion and debate as to the role of fairness in contract law. The book includes chapters on the recent Unfair Terms in Consumer Regulations ; quality obligations and remedies in contracts for the sale of goods; liabilities of manufacturers and subcontractors to consumers and employers respectively Format: Paperback.

The basic form of economic exchange is a bilateral relationship between buyer and seller. If economic conditions are common knowledge there is no problem in principle to determine the efficient quantity to trade.

Exploit the flexibility of GAAP to change accounting policies to offset effects of changes in accounting standards on contracts (ie. increase net income by lengthening useful life of capital assets) 3. Keywords: Behavioral Economics, Fairness, Reciprocity, Altruism, Experiments, Incentives, Contracts, Competition ∗ We would like to thank Glenn Ellison for many helpful comments and suggestions and Alexander Klein and Susanne Kremhelmer for excellent research assistance.

Part of this research was conducted while the second author visited Stanford. of the Law of Contract in a way which will help you to understand contract law. The guide is intended to ‘wrap around’ the recommended textbooks and casebook.

It provides an outline of the major issues presented in this Size: KB. Fairness of contracts can be defined in two ways. Firstly, fairness can be defined in a way such that both parties follow strictly on what they have agreed or intended to agree in the contract terms provided that the terms are set under normal circumstances.

Manual Rev 6 MarchUN Procurement Practitioner's Handbook Nov DC, UNCITRAL Model Law on Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services with Guide to Enactment, UNDP Procurement Manual, UNFPA Procurement Procedures (draft, May ), UNHCR Handbook Chapter 8; Part 7 (UNHCR Supply Manual).] FAIRNESS IN PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTING essentially embody the working relationships within the construction industry.

This section then chronologically discusses the phases of a project, from design, to the selection of a contractor, and through the actual construction process. This discussion demonstrates how deci.that wrote the contract. It is important that you review the indemnity agreement to ensure that it is fair and reasonable to both parties to the contract.

When a school district is entering into a lease agreement with a landlord, for instance, the landlord will usually design the lease. What follows is an example of an indemnity found in many.