principal-agent problem

09:07 Nov 21, 2006
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics
English term or phrase: principal-agent problem
in game theory or نظرية الألعاب
it is defined as follows :" Principal-agent problem is a particular game-theoretic description of a situation. There is a player called a principal, and one or more other players called agents with utility functions that are in some sense different from the principal's. The principal can act more effectively through the agents than directly, and must construct incentive schemes to get them to behave at least partly according to the principal's interests. The principal-agent problem is that of designing the incentive scheme. The actions of the agents may not be observable so it is not usually sufficient for the principal just to condition payment on the actions of the agents."

plz help and thank you :)
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Summary of answers provided
1 +5إشكالية الأصيل-الوكيل
ahmed ismaiel owieda
4مشكلة الموكِّل والوكيل
Fayez Roumieh



4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +5
إشكالية الأصيل-الوكيل

just a suggestion :)

ahmed ismaiel owieda
Local time: 18:31
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Native speaker of: Arabic
Notes to answerer
Asker: thanks a lot . it works but i said "إشكالية مالك رأس المال - الوكيل" because this fits the context more , but now my question is could we make a hyphenated word in Arabic or is it going to be odd ? or shall i simply say "إشكالية مالك رأس المال والوكيل " noting that the الوكيل is the one hired by the pricipal :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fuad Yahya
19 mins
  -> thanks for your support sir :)

agree  Mohamed Gaafar: جميلة :)
21 mins
  -> thanks dear friend

agree  duraid
53 mins
  -> thanks for your support

agree  Rehab Mohamed
2 hrs
  -> thanks for your support

agree  Ehab Tantawy: مشكلة الموكل و الوكيل
3 hrs
  -> thanks for your support and suggestion
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مشكلة الموكِّل والوكيل

Please refer to this link:
To see what the meaning of Principal and Agent mean.

Fayez Roumieh
United States
Local time: 12:31
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Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
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