9780321077356

Industrial Organization

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321077356

  • ISBN10:

    0321077350

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Summary

Written solely for the undergraduate audience, this streamlined Third Edition of "Industrial Organization: Theory and Practice" which features early coverage of Antitrust punctuates its modern introduction to industrial organization with relevant empirical data and case studies to show students how to apply theoretical tools.

Table of Contents

Part I THE BASICS OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION 1(164)
Introduction
3(11)
Basic Theory
14(44)
Alternative Theories Of Firm Behavior
58(32)
Market Concentration
90(36)
Entry And Exit
126(39)
Part II MODERN INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION: GAME THEORY AND STRATEGIC BEHAVIOR 165(190)
Game Theory: A Framework For Understanding Oligopolistic Behavior
167(16)
The Development Of Oligopoly Theory
183(45)
Collusion: The Great Prisoner's Dilemma
228(25)
Collusion In The Real World: Methods of Achieving Effective Collusion
253(25)
Oligopoly Behavior: Entry And Pricing To Deter Entry
278(40)
Oligopoly Behavior: Entry And Nonpricing Strategies To Deter Entry
318(37)
Part III BUSINESS PRACTICES 355(200)
Product Differentiation And Advertising
357(39)
Technological Change And Research And Development
396(40)
Price Discrimination
436(32)
Vertical Integration And Vertical Relationships
468(26)
Market Power And Performance: The Empirical Evidence
494(33)
Using The Tools: A Case Study Of The Computer Industry
527(28)
Part IV PUBLIC POLICY: ANTITRUST AND REGULATION 555(106)
Antitrust: The Laws And Policy Toward Market Power And Collusion
557(33)
Antitrust: Interpretation Of The Clayton Act And Its Amendments
590(40)
Regulation And Deregulation
630(31)
Glossary 661(14)
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems 675(20)
Index 695(31)
Credits 726

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