A Transactions Cost Economics (TCE) Approach to Optimal Contract Type

Report Number: NPS-FM-06-074

Series: Financial Management

Category: Transaction Cost Economics (TCE)

Report Series: Proceedings Paper

Authors: Raymond Franck, Francois Melese, John Dillard

Title: A Transactions Cost Economics (TCE) Approach to Optimal Contract Type

Published: 2006-04-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2006/NPS-FM-06-074.pdf

Keywords: Transaction Cost Economics (TCE)

Abstract:

This study examines defense acquisition through the new lens of Transaction Cost Economics (TCE). TCE is an emergent field in economics that has multiple applications to defense acquisition practices. TCE