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    • Group identity and relation-specific investment: An experimental investigation 

      Morita, H.; Servátka, M. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2013)
      The hold-up problem has played a central role in the study of firm boundaries, which is a fundamental element of the economic study of organizations. We study a previously unex-plored mechanism by which integration between ...
    • Group Identity and Relation-Specific Investment: An Experimental Investigation 

      Morita, H.; Servátka, M. (Department of Economics & Finance, College of Business & Economics, University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      The hold-up problem has played a central role in the study of firm boundaries that originated with the pathbreaking essay by Coase (1937). This paper studies a previously unexplored mechanism through which integration could ...
    • Symbols, Group Identity and the Hold-up Problem 

      Morita, H.; Servátka, M. (College of Business and Economics, University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      Groups, companies, and organizations identify themselves via symbols. Symbols have the potential to create group identity and at the same time create group boundaries, thus allowing for achieving the benefits of cooperation ...