Innovations in Defense Acquisition: Asymmetric Information and Incentive Contract Design

Report Number: NPS-CM-09-127

Series: Contract Management

Category: Incentive Contracts

Report Series: Sponsored Report

Authors: Peter Coughlan, William Gates

Title: Innovations in Defense Acquisition: Asymmetric Information and Incentive Contract Design

Published: 2010-01-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: NPS Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2009/NPS-CM-09-127.pdf

Keywords: Incentive Contracting, Principal Agent, Mechanism Design

Abstract:

This report continues a research stream initiated in 2007 to apply mechanism design concepts to the DoD