English summary: The paper analyzes the Danish university system,using a property rights/organizational economics approach. Particularattention is devoted the complicated agency problem in the system. Thepaper recommends more differentiation of pay structures within thesystem, more use of tournaments, less multi-tasking, and more use ofprecise and objective measures of output performance.Key words: Economic organization of universities, decision rights, agency problem.

Publication information

Original languageDanish
Place of PublicationKøbenhavn
PublisherLindhardt & Ringhof
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)8791181739
StatePublished - 2004

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