NBER Publications by Oliver D. Hart

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Working Papers and Chapters

June 2014Banks Are Where The Liquidity Is
with Luigi Zingales: w20207
June 2013Liquidity and Inefficient Investment
with Luigi Zingales: w19184
May 2013Tax Shelters or Efficient Tax Planning? A Theory of The Firm Perspective On the Economic Substance Doctrine
with T. Christopher Borek, Angelo Frattarelli: w19081
April 2013More is Less: Why Parties May Deliberately Write Incomplete Contracts
with Maija Halonen-Akatwijuka: w19001
October 2011How Do Informal Agreements and Renegotiation Shape Contractual Reference Points?
with Ernst Fehr, Christian Zehnder: w17545
August 2011Inefficient Provision of Liquidity
with Luigi Zingales: w17299
April 2011Noncontractible Investments and Reference Points
December 2008A Theory of Firm Scope
with Bengt Holmstrom: w14613
November 2008Contracts as Reference Points - Experimental Evidence
with Ernst Fehr, Christian Zehnder: w14501
October 2007Hold-up, Asset Ownership, and Reference Points
Reference Points and the Theory of the Firm
December 2006Debt Enforcement Around the World
with Simeon Djankov, Caralee McLiesh, Andrei Shleifer: w12807
November 2006Contracts as Reference Points
with John Moore: w12706
March 2004Agreeing Now to Agree Later: Contracts that Rule Out but do not Rule In
with John Moore: w10397
December 2001Takeover bids vs. Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control
with Lucian Bebchuk: w8633
May 2001Financial Contracting
Norms and the Theory of the Firm
September 2000Different Approaches to Bankruptcy
October 1999On the Design of Hierarchies: Coordination Versus Specialization
with John Moore: w7388
September 1998Foundations of Incomplete Contracts
with John Moore: w6726
February 1998Cooperatives vs. Outside Ownership
with John Moore: w6421
November 1997A New Bankruptcy Procedure that Uses Multiple Auctions
with Rafael La Porta Drago, Florencio Lopez-de-Silane, John Moore: w6278
January 1997Default and Renegotiation: A Dynamic Model of Debt
with John Moore: w5907
September 1996The Proper Scope of Government: Theory and an Application to Prisons
with Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny: w5744
October 1994Debt and Seniority: An Analysis of the Role of Hard Claims in Constraining Management
with John Moore: w4886
January 1994The Economics of Bankruptcy Reform
with Philippe Aghion, John Moore
in The Transition in Eastern Europe, Volume 2: Restructuring, Olivier Blanchard, Kenneth Froot, Jeffrey Sachs, eds.
September 1993Theories of Optimal Capital Structure: A Managerial Discretion Perspective
June 1992The Economics of Bankruptcy Reform
with Philippe Aghion, John Moore: w4097
November 1991A Theory of Debt Based on the Inalienability of Human Capital
with John Moore: w3906
February 1991Vertical Integration and Market Foreclosure
with Jean Tirole: r1517
September 1990A Theory of Corporate Financial Structure Based on the Seniority of Claims
with John Moore: w3431
August 1987One Share/One Vote and the Market for Corporate Control
with Sanford J. Grossman: w2347
November 1983Implicit Contracts Under Asymmetric Information
with Sanford J. Grossman: r0430
August 1983Corporate Financial Structure and Managerial Incentives
with Sanford J. Grossman: r0398
September 1982Unemployment with Observable Aggregate Shocks
with Sanford J. Grossman, Eric Maskin: w0975

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