Contemporary Industrial Organization, B&N e-Bk: A Quantitative Approach

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 15, 2011 - Business & Economics - 576 pages
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Managers who are looking to gain a better understanding of today’s industrial environment will appreciate this text . It offers a comprehensive examination of the field. Empirical applications are integrated throughout the chapters to provide relevant examples. Discussions are included on price discrimination as it relates to monopolies and product varieties. Basic models of imperfect competition are presented. Entry deterrents and price fixing are also examined in more detail. Managers will then learn how to apply this information as they build a successful organisation.

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Lynne Pepall is Professor of Economics at Tufts University. Professor Pepall received her undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics from Trinity College, University of Toronto, and her Ph.D. in economics from Cambridge University in England. She has written numerous papers in industrial organization, appearing in the Economic Journal, Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Review of Industrial Organization, Canadian Journal of Economics, and Economica. She has taught industrial organization and microeconomics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at Tufts University since 1987. She is also a former director of the UniversityAs Writing Across the Curriculum program in which she worked with faculty from all disciplines to develop teaching methods based on the use of writing as a tool for thinking and learning. Professor Pepall lives in Newton, Massachusetts, with her two sons, a dog, a rabbit and her husband, a coauthor of this book.

DAN RICHARDS is the founder and President of Marketing Solutions, Canada’ s leading research and business development consultancy for individual advisers and investment firms. He has contributed numerous articles to the "Wall Street Journal" and "Financial Planning" magazine, and he has written a monthly column for Investment Executive since 1992.

George Norman is the holder of the Cummings Family Chair in Entrepreneurship and Business Economics at Tufts University and is the Director of the Graduate Program in Economics. His publications include Economies of Scale, Transport Costs, and Location, The Economics of Imperfect Competition: a spatial approach, and Industrial Organization: Contemporary Theory and Practice (with D. Richards and L. Pepall).

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