Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01227662
Title: A note on modelling tournaments
Authors: Koh, W.T.H. 
Issue Date: 1992
Source: Koh, W.T.H. (1992). A note on modelling tournaments. Journal of Economics Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 55 (3) : 297-308. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01227662
Abstract: Existing studies on tournaments utilize different specifications of the production function. Comparison of these results is difficult. This paper shows that the strategic behavior of agents in a tournament can be analyzed more generally using a specification of the production function along the lines of the standard agency model. I also show that in mixed contests, the more able contestant would in equilibrium have a higher probability of winning the contest despite attempts to use effort to compensate for ability by the less able contestant (Proposition 3). © 1992 Springer-Verlag.
Source Title: Journal of Economics Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/44815
ISSN: 09318658
DOI: 10.1007/BF01227662
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