This dissertation consists of three applied micro-economic theory essays. A common theme is the examination of the effectiveness of deterrence in various environments that feature asymmetric information. Chapter 1 investigates how loss aversion affects litigants’ choices about settlement in private litigation from a theoretical perspective. Chapter 2 examines what distinguishes a legal order from other forms of governance, under what circumstances such an order applies and what it can achieve. Chapter 3 analyzes the toxicity problem in online games from a mechanism design perspective.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||23 Apr 2021|
|Place of Publication||Tilburg|
|Print ISBNs||978 90 5668 648 2|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|