This book provides an integrated, technical exposition of key concepts in agency theory, with particular emphasis on analyses of the economic consequences of the characteristics of contractible performance measures, such as accounting reports. It provides a succinct source for learning the fundamentals of the economics of incentives. It will appeal to accounting researchers as well as those in other disciplines who are interested in the economics of management incentives.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 664
Weight: 2500 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 36 mm
Edition: 2005 ed.