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dc.contributor.authorPyle, Williamen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-01T09:48:23Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-01T09:48:23Z-
dc.date.issued2003en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/39589-
dc.description.abstractInter-firm information exchange with respect to the reliability of trade partners may beunmediated in the sense that it involves direct communication between the personnel of two firms.Alternatively, this information flow may be channeled by or through an organization such as a tradeassociation. We assess the relationship between these two mechanisms for conveying reputationalinformation. Based on evidence from five transition countries, we find that trade associations’ roleas informational intermediaries in this regard is sensitive to the geographic relationship between apotential supplier (demander) of reputational information and the firm whose behavior may bereported (acquired). What is more, the use of trade associations as conduits for reputation flows ismore strategic than the use of unmediated communication in that the former is highly sensitive to theeffects of market structure.-
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZEI |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEI working paper |xB 21-2003en_US
dc.subject.jelD83-
dc.subject.jelL2-
dc.subject.jelO17-
dc.subject.jelP3-
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordreputation-
dc.subject.keywordinformation-
dc.subject.keywordtransition-
dc.subject.keywordtrade associations-
dc.titleReputation flows: Contractual disputes and the channels for inter-firm communicationen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn379204177en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zeiwps:B212003-

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