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Symbols, Group Identity and the Hold-up Problem
(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 ...
Group Identity and Relation-Specific Investment: An Experimental Investigation
(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 ...