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Author Bednar, Jenna
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Complementary Institution ♦ Trigger Mechanism ♦ Institutional Trigger Mechanism ♦ Derives Condition ♦ Small Change ♦ Tracey George ♦ Politically-determined Institution ♦ Institutional Structure ♦ Administrative Theory ♦ Lumpy Change ♦ Common Pool Resource Problem ♦ Scott Page ♦ Ethan Bueno ♦ Jay Dow
Abstract Abstract: To solve problems of compliance, an institutional trigger mechanism is often used. This paper develops a model of two trigger mechanisms and derives conditions where the two institutions may complement one another to improve utility and com-pliance. When the conditions for optimality do not hold, small changes in institutional structure may create lumpy changes in behavior. Also, the paper explores the con-sequences of politically-determined institutions. The paper illustrates the model with applications to administrative theory, common pool resource problems, and federalism. 1You are reading work in progress. I’d love feedback. Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, Jay Dow, Tracey George, and Scott Page kindly provided comments and encouragement on this project. 1
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-01-01