Adverse Selection Without Single Crossing

C. Schottmuller

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Some results can be readily applied. For example, overinsurance, i.e. insurance levels above first best as in 'Cadillac' insurance plans, can be rationalized. In a non-linear pricing framework, the model also provides an explanation for marginal prices below marginal costs as observed in flat rate offers.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTilburg
Number of pages53
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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  • adverse selection
  • single crossing
  • Spence-Mirrlees condition
  • global incentive compatibility

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