Essays on microeconomic theory

Xiaoyu Wang

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Tilburg University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Boone, Jan, Promotor
  • Argenton, Cedric, Co-promotor
Award date23 Apr 2021
Place of PublicationTilburg
Publisher
Print ISBNs978 90 5668 648 2
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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