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Swedish translation: huvudman-agent-problem

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English term or phrase:principal-agent problem
Swedish translation:huvudman-agent-problem
Entered by: Sven Petersson
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14:22 Jan 16, 2008
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English term or phrase: principal-agent problem
Min text: Finally, incomplete information lies at the source of principal-agent problems, in the same way as when a builder or landlord chooses the level of investment in energy efficiency in a building but the energy bills are paid by a later purchaser or tenant.

Wikipedia: "In political science and economics, the principal-agent problem treats the difficulties that arise under conditions of incomplete and asymmetric information when a principal hires an agent. Various mechanisms may be used to try to align the interests of the agent with those of the principal, such as piece rates/commissions, profit sharing, efficiency wages, the agent posting a bond, or fear of firing. The principal-agent problem is found in most employer/employee relationships, for example, when stockholders hire top executives of corporations. ..."

Men finns det något vedertaget begrepp på svenska?
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agree  Mario Marcolin: problem i relationen huvudman-agent ;-)
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