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Laffont, Jean-Jacques 1947-2004

Works: 338 works in 1,042 publications in 5 languages and 11,754 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Honoree, Other, Redactor, Publishing director
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Most widely held works about Jean-Jacques Laffont
Most widely held works by Jean-Jacques Laffont
Competition in telecommunications by Jean-Jacques Laffont( )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 2,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes regulatory reform and the emergence of competition in network industries using the theoretical tools of industrial organization, political economy, and the economics of incentives. The book is written in a style accessible to managers, consultants and government officials
Incentives and political economy by Jean-Jacques Laffont( )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainstream political economy has recognised only recently the necessity to incorporate political constraints into economic analysis intended for policy advisors. This text uses advances in contract theory to build a normative constitutional approach
A theory of incentives in procurement and regulation by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Se desarrolla una aproximación a los esquemas de regulación y obtención de incentivos sobre todo en los monopolios naturales. Se aportan ejemplos y supuestos prácticos
Fundamentals of public economics by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

60 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and French and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers a wide variety of public economics issues including general equilibrium analysis and the related issues of market failure, collective decision making and distributional equity. Other topics explored include theories of externalities, public goods, collective choice, consumer surplus, cost-benefit analysis, incomplete markets and nonconvexities
The economics of uncertainty and information by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of incentives : the principal-agent model by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics has much to do with incentives - not least, incentives to work hard, to produce quality products, to study, to invest, and to save. Although Adam Smith amply confirmed this more than two hundred years ago in his analysis of sharecropping contracts, only in recent decades has a theory begun to emerge to place the topic at the heart of economic thinking. In this book, Jean-Jacques Laffont and David Martimort present the most thorough yet accessible introduction to incentives theory to date. Central to this theory is a simple question as pivotal to modern-day management as it is to economics research: What makes people act in a particular way in an economic or business situation? In seeking an answer, the authors provide the methodological tools to design institutions that can ensure good incentives for economic agents
Competition policy in regulated industries : approaches for emerging economies by Paulina Beato( )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation The Bank continues its search for new ways to improve the efficiency of infrastructure services in emerging economies by increasing competitiveness and promoting regional integration. Examples are drawn from Latin America and specific European industries. There is no index. Distributed in the US by The Johns Hopkins University Press. Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Advances in economic theory : Sixth World Congress by Econometric Society( Book )

48 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book comprises the second volume of papers presented at the Sixth World congress of the Econometric Society in Barcelona in August 1990. With papers from the world's leading specialists, it gives the reader a unique survey of the most recent advances in economic theory
Essays in the economics of uncertainty by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incentives in public decision-making by Jerry R Green( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sets out the basic negative results regarding the possibility of constructing general method. Explores the basic techniques for inducing revelation of individual preferences for collective action and describes the idea shows how it can be
Regulation and development by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Regulation and Development Jean-Jacques Laffont provides the first theoretical analysis of regulation of public services for developing countries. He shows how the debate between price-cap regulation and cost-of-service regulation is affected by the characteristics of less developed countries (LDCs) and offers a positive theory of privatization that stresses the role of corruption. He develops a new theory of regulation with limited enforcement capabilities and discusses the delicate issue of access pricing in view of LDCs' specificities. In the final chapter he proposes a theory of separation of powers which reveals one of the many vicious circles of underdevelopment made explicit by the economics of information. Based on organization theory and history, and using simple empirical tests wherever possible, Professor Laffont offers a comprehensive evaluation of the different ways to organize the regulatory institutions."--BOOK JACKET
Aggregation and revelation of preferences by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

17 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dynamics, incomplete information, and industrial economics( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Price controls and the economics of institutions in China by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

14 editions published in 1997 in English and French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principal agent model : the economic theory of incentives( Book )

14 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of asymmetric information has been the most important new tool of economic analysis and has proved powerful in explaining many aspects of the functioning of the economy. This anthology brings together every major paper in the field
Effets externes et théorie économique by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

11 editions published in 1977 in French and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renegotiation of concession contracts in Latin America by J. Luis Guasch( )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High rates of contract renegotiation have raised serious questions about the viability of the concession model to attract private participation in infrastructure in developing countries. After extending in reduced form a standard regulation model, in which renegotiation occurs due to the imperfect enforcement of concession contracts, we use a unique data set of 307 concessions awarded in Latin America from 1989 to 2000, covering the sectors of transport and water, to analyze the determinants of this high incidence of renegotiations of infrastructure contracts. We look in details at the impact, on the probability of renegotiation of a concession, of regulatory institutions, institutional features, economic shocks and of the characteristics of the concession contracts themselves. We then derive some policy implications of our work
Economie de l'incertain et de l'information by Jean-Jacques Laffont( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in French and Japanese and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economie du système de santé du marché à l'organisation by Sophie Béjean( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universal service obligations in developing countries by Jean-Jacques Laffont( )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Estache, Laffont, and Zhang develop a model to analyze the effects of asymmetric information on optimal universal service policy in the public utilities of developing countries. Optimal universal service policy is implemented using two regulatory instruments, pricing and network investment. Under discriminatory pricing, asymmetric information leads to a higher price and smaller network in the rural area than under full information. Under uniform pricing, the price is lower but the network is even smaller. In addition, under both pricing regimes, not only the firm but also taxpayers have incentives to collude with the regulator. This paper, a product of the Office of the Vice President, Infrastructure Network, is part of a larger effort in the network to promote analytical work on emerging policy issues in infrastructure service delivery"--World Bank web site
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Competition in telecommunications
Incentives and political economyA theory of incentives in procurement and regulationFundamentals of public economicsThe economics of uncertainty and informationThe theory of incentives : the principal-agent modelCompetition policy in regulated industries : approaches for emerging economiesAdvances in economic theory : Sixth World CongressEssays in the economics of uncertainty
Alternative Names
Jean-Jacques Laffont economista francés

Jean-Jacques Laffont économiste français

Jean-Jacques Laffont Frans econoom (1947-2004)

Jean-Jacques Laffont fransk ekonom

Jean-Jacques Laffont fransk økonom

Jean-Jacques Laffont französischer Ökonom, dessen Fachgebiet die Untersuchung des Öffentlichen Sektors und die Informationsökonomie war

Jean-Jacques Laffont French economist

Laffont, J. J. 1947-

Laffont, J. J. 1947-2004

Laffont, J. J. (Jean-Jacques)

Laffont, J. J. (Jean-Jacques), 1947-

Laffont, J. J. (Jean-Jacques), 1947-2004

Laffont, Jean Jacques

Жан-Жак Лаффон французский экономист


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