information asymmetry

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Information asymmetry

Condition that information is known to some, but not all, participants.

information asymmetry

see ASYMMETRY OF INFORMATION.
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The payday lending industry is a predatory industry that takes advantage of this assymetric information between borrowers and lenders.
Diallo, Alahassane and Sangphill Kim, 1989, Assymetric Information, Captive Insurer's Formation, and Manager's Welfare Gain, Journal of Risk and Insurance, 56: 233-51.