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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Heldt, Eugénia C. 
Title:
Regaining Control of Errant Agents? Agency Slack at the European Commission and the World Health Organization 
Abstract:
Under which conditions are principals able to regain control when agency slack has occured? While existing research highlights a number of important factors related to the conditions under which agents engage in slack, scholars have to a less extent investigated which causal mechanisms affect the ability of states to regain control of their errant agents. Extending the principal–agent literature, this contribution argues that the ability of principals to regain control of their agen...    »
 
Keywords:
agency slack; agent preferences; control mechanisms; European Commission; international organizations; principal–agent approach; World Health Organization 
Journal title:
Cooperation and Conflict 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
52 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
469–484