Prin­ci­pal-Agent Problems

TagLast edit: 27 Dec 2020 10:28 UTC by Yoav Ravid

A Principal-Agent Problem is when a decision is delegated to an agent, and the agent is incentivized to make choices other than those the principal would want.

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