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Empirical Studies in Industrial Organization

Essays in Honor of Leonard W. Weiss

  • Editors
  • David B. Audretsch
  • John J. Siegfried
Book

Part of the Studies in Industrial Organization book series (SIOR, volume 16)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Lance E. Brannman, J. Douglass Klein
    Pages 61-75
  3. John F. Stewart, Sang-Kwon Kim
    Pages 77-96
  4. Christina M. L. Kelton
    Pages 97-114
  5. Paul Auerbach, Jack Campbell, Merlin Stone
    Pages 115-131
  6. Roland H. Koller II
    Pages 133-145
  7. Russell Pittman
    Pages 147-160
  8. J. Douglass Klein, Shelton Schmidt, Suthathip Yaisawarng
    Pages 207-235
  9. Mark Fedenia, Mark Hirschey
    Pages 237-251
  10. Laurie Beth Evans, John J. Siegfried
    Pages 253-273
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 275-282

About this book

Introduction

Empirical Studies in Industrial Organization brings together leading scholars who present state-of-the-art research in the spirit of the structure-conduct-performance paradigm embodied in the work of Leonard W. Weiss.
The individual chapters are generally empirically or public policy oriented. A number of them introduce new sources of data that, combined with the application of appropriate econometric techniques, enable new breakthroughs and insights on issues hotly debated in the industrial organization literature. For example, five of the chapters are devoted towards uncovering the link between market concentration and pricing behavior. While theoretical models have produced ambiguous predictions concerning the relationship between concentration and price these chapters, which span a number of different markets and situations, provide unequivocal evidence that a high level of market concentration tends to result in a higher level of prices. Three of the chapters explore the impact of market structure on production efficiency, and three other chapters focus on the role of industrial organization on public policy.
Contributors include David B. Audretsch, Richard E. Caves, Mark J. Roberts, F.M. Scherer, John J. Siegfried and Hideki Yamawaki.

Keywords

Industrial Organization competition organization organizations production productivity

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-2795-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-5241-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-2795-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-4646
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