Rasmusen's Top Ten IO List, March 7, 2001

This is a page in imitation of Ivo Welch's finance list of top ideas. I'll only include ideas that have arisen since 1960.

  1. Signalling

  2. Adverse Selection

  3. Credible Threats
  4. Reputation

  5. Hold-Up

  6. Risk-Sharing

  7. The Capture Theory of Regulation

  8. Rent-Seeking Losses in Monopoly and Regulation

  9. Durable Monopoly

  10. Takeovers as Disciplinary Devices

URL: Php.indiana.edu/~erasmuse/Top.Ten.IO.htm. Indiana University, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy, in the Kelley School of Business , BU 456, 1309 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47405-1701, (812)855-9219. Comments: Erasmuse@Indiana.edu.