Unawareness and contracts [Elektronische Ressource] / vorgelegt von Xiaojian Zhao
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Unawareness and contracts [Elektronische Ressource] / vorgelegt von Xiaojian Zhao

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Unawareness and ContractsInauguraldissertationzur Erlangung des akademischen Gradeseines Doktors der Wirtschaftswissenschaftender Universit at Mannheimvorgelegt vonXiaojian ZhaoMannheim 2010Abteilungssprecher: Prof. Tom Krebs, PhDReferent: Prof. Dr. Ernst-Ludwig von ThaddenKorreferent: Prof. Dr. Martin PeitzTag der mundlic hen Prufung: 25nd March 2010iiAcknowledgmentsI am greatly indebted to my supervisor Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden for his invaluableguidance throughout my doctoral studies. I would like to thank his continuous adviceon my research projects. His vision supported me in each crucial step in my academicdevelopment. Without him, I could not imagine how my life would be. I am also verygrateful to Jean Tirole for his local supervision and hospitality in Toulouse school ofeconomics. He enhanced my courage to pursue my dreams in the intellectual world,especially in social sciences.I express my gratitude to my coauthors, Ying-Ju Chen in UC Berkeley, Roberta Dessiand Sanxi Li in Toulouse school of economics, and Martin Peitz and Ernst-Ludwig vonThadden in University of Mannheim. My research output is a result of collective e ortsand would not exist without their talent and generosity.I thank our doctoral program in economics (CDSE) and the European Network forTraining in Economic Research (ENTER) for providing me a large number of opportu-nities of conferences, seminars, summer schools and visits.



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