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Whitepaper: Social Security And Equity Investment In An Economy With Financial Intermediaries And Costly Monitoring

by Universita Degli Studi di RomaJan 01, 2008

This research paper aims at extending the analysis of the efficiency of equilibria in an OLG framework with asymmetric information. Study on the stationary states of an economy where consumers, firms and financial intermediaries are at work. The economy is affected by ex post moral hazard due to costly state verification; because of this inefficiency in the private financial system, a result different from the Samuelson-Diamond conclusions about the Pareto ranking of different equilibria is

Whitepaper: Capability Coordination in Modular Organization: Voluntary FS/OSS Production and the Case of Debian GNU/Linux

by Universita Degli Studi di RomaJan 01, 2008

This research paper analyzes voluntary Free Software/Open Source Software (FS/OSS) organization of work. The empirical setting considered is the Debian GNU/Linux operating system. The paper finds that the production process is hierarchical notwithstanding the modular (nearly decomposable) architecture of software and of voluntary FS/OSS organization. But voluntary FS/OSS project organization is not hierarchical for the same reasons suggested by the most familiar theories of economic