Can consumers detect lemons?

information asymmetry in the market for child care by H. Naci Mocan

Publisher: National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA

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  • Consumer behavior -- United States.,
  • Child care services -- United States.

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StatementH. Naci Mocan.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8291, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8291.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. :
Number of Pages49
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Open LibraryOL22420757M

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The hypothesis of strong rationality is rejected, indicating that parents do not utilize all available information in forming their assessment of quality. The results demonstrate the existence of information asymmetry and adverse selection in the market, which provide an explanation for low average quality in the U.S.

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Abstract. This paper applies direct tests for adverse selection and moral hazard in the market for child care. A unique data set containing quality measures of various characteristics of child care provided by rooms in centers, as well as the evaluation of the same attributes by 3, affiliated consumers (parents) is : H.

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