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Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation; Networks

Publication

What’s in a Name? Reputation and Monitoring in the Audit Market

Somdutta Basu and Suraj Shekhar
We demonstrate a tension between monitoring and reputation incentives when moving from collective reputation environments to individual reputation environments by analyzing a new rule. After January 2017, the name of the engagement partner has to be disclosed in all audit reports issued in the USA...
Mar 2017
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Buyer-Seller Relationships in International Trade: Do Your Neighbors Matter?

Fariha Kamal and Asha Sundaram
Using confidential U.S. customs data on trade transactions between U.S. importers and Bangladeshi exporters between 2002 and 2009, and information on the geographic location of Bangladeshi exporters, we show that the presence of neighboring exporters that previously transacted with a U.S. importer...
Feb 2015
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“Global since Gold” The Globalisation of Conglomerates: Explaining the Experience from South Africa, 1990 - 2009

Grietjie Verhoef
The internationalisation of enterprises is one of the essential ways to strengthen the competitiveness of firms from developing countries (UNCTAD, 2005c: 3). Strong growth in outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) from developing countries has become the distinguishing feature of the twenty-first...
Sep 2011
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Asymmetry and discrimination in internet peering evidence from the LINX

A D’Ignazio and E Giovannetti
Is the quality of interconnection between Internet operators affected by their asymmetry? While recent game theoretic literature provides contrasting answers to this question, there is a lack of empirical research. We introduce a novel dataset based on Internet routing policies, and study the...
Nov 2008
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