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s: This paper attempts to understand the outcomes when each party of the insurance contracts simultaneously has superior information to the other. We decompose the risk of a policyholder into a general risk and a specific risk. We assume that policyholders have superior information about specific risks while insurers have superior information about general(More)
We consider a model in which risk-neutral firms purchase liability insurance to guarantee their warranty policies. We show that the firms that have no problem in fulfilling their warranty policies have strong incentives to purchase liability insurance. Firms purchase insurance because doing so enhances their competitive powers. This paper complements the(More)
Relationships between an assembler and a vendor in a supply chain are investigated in two-period models when the assembler wants to reduce response time by incentive systems. The assembler may offer myopic or farsighted incentive contracts to the vendor, under short-term or long-term relationships. Incentive schemes, effort levels, and expected payoffs(More)
We investigate the effects of the settlement market of life insurance policies on the monopolistic insurer's profit and social welfare. We assume that consumers differ only in their liquidity needs, and that the insurer cannot discriminate consumers based on their liquidity needs. When the settlement market incurs no costs, we find that the existence of the(More)
s: The costly external financing assumption in capital shock theories of insurance cycles are often attributed to Myers and Majluf (1984). The purpose of this paper is to revisit the Myers and Majluf model and to propose a modified model that better fits capital shock theories. By so doing, this paper attempts to provide justification for existing empirical(More)
T paper investigates the issues concerning a film producer that finances production costs not only by the conventional funding from an institutional investor, but also by “Internet funding,” financing through the Internet from so-called netizen investors. In Internet funding, netizen investors engage in word-of-mouth activities. Assuming that information(More)
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