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Pioneers of Industrial Organization

Pioneers of Industrial Organization

Author: H. W. de Jong

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781847206961

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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. . . this collection should be viewed as a pioneering effort. . . this book would most likely serve as a useful quick reference source for students of industrial economics. It can also serve as a valuable point of departure for those who wish to study intellectual developments in a major field in more detail. John Howard Brown, Journal of the History of Economic Thought This work will be indispensable for anyone who undertakes serious scholarly research in industrial organization. With its knowledgeable authors and editors, this book offers us valuable materials, about the work of writers long forgotten and others inadequately recognized, that can contribute much to understanding in the field. William J. Baumol, New York University and Princeton University, US This encyclopaedic work celebrates the scores of leading pioneers who created the modern economic field of industrial organization, at the heart of which lie competition and monopoly, the two great forces that drive modern markets. Their pioneering work has shaped the field s growing research as well as the past, present and future debates in Europe and America over several centuries. This landmark book includes authoritative entries on all the major figures in both Europe and North America. Pioneers of Industrial Organization also reveals how public policies such as antitrust and regulation and deregulation since the 1970s can promote, or impede economic results and progress. Readers will find the intellectual pioneers, the theories and policies, and the debates, in all their variety herein. Some pioneers have been free-market advocates, others have been more protective of popular values, but all have strained to make the economic engine promote more wealth, progress and fairness. This book presents the people, ideas and debates with careful neutrality, and also with clear, concise writing. For all those interested in modern economic progress and its problems, this book provides deep insight as well as great personal colour. It will be an essential source of reference for students, researchers and professors of economics, as well as those concerned with the historical foundations or the conceptual and thematic developments in industrial organization.

Pioneers of Industrial Organization

Pioneers of Industrial Organization

Author: H. W. de Jong

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123392016

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 309

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This encyclopaedic work celebrates the scores of leading pioneers who created the modern economic field of industrial organization, at the heart of which lie competition and monopoly, the two great forces that drive modern markets. Their pioneering work has shaped the field's growing research as well as the past, present and future debates in Europe and America over several centuries. This landmark book includes authoritative entries on all the major figures in both Europe and North America. Pioneers of Industrial Organization also reveals how public policies such as antitrust and regulation - and deregulation since the 1970s - can promote, or impede economic results and progress. Readers will find the intellectual pioneers, the theories and policies, and the debates, in all their variety herein. Some pioneers have been free-market advocates, others have been more protective of popular values, but all have strained to make the economic engine promote more wealth, progress and fairness. This book presents the people, ideas and debates with careful neutrality, and also with clear, concise writing. For all those interested in modern economic progress and its problems, this book provides deep insight as well as great personal colour. It will be an essential source of reference for students, researchers and professors of economics, as well as those concerned with the historical foundations or the conceptual and thematic developments in industrial organization.

Industrial Organization

Industrial Organization

Author: John Lipczynski

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273688022

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 820

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A text that gets a consistently good reaction from students, Industrial Organization: Competition, Strategy, Policy has a balance of content that is spot-on for courses taught in the UK and the rest of Europe. It is specially written for the growing number of students studying industrial organization at intermediate to advanced undergraduate levels on degree courses in economics, business and management.Praise from adopters of the first edition of this successful text:"my students have been happy with this text...an admirable book" David Paton, Nottingham University, UK"nicely pitched at the intended audience...it covers the course wonderfully" Michael Wood, London South Bank University, UK"the written style is definitely student friendly, which I highly appreciate" Sophie Reboud, Burgundy School of Business, Dijon, FranceKey Features:* Written from a European perspective, with an emphasis on European businesses and industries.* A wealth of case studies and examples bring the subject to life with vivid and entertaining stories of real world applications. Leading UK, European and US businesses are covered, including Microsoft, eBay, BSkyB and English Premier League football.* Only a basic prior knowledge of economic theory at an introductory level is assumed.* Extensive coverage of current empirical research throughout the text , and an extensive bibliography, provide a springboard for students intending to study industrial organization at a higher level. New To This Edition:* New chapters on pricing, auctions and product differentiation bring you up to date with the latest thinking. * Improved coverage of microeconomic foundations and the theory of the firm provides a broader understanding of these topics. * Expanded coverage of seller concentration incorporates geographic concentration, specialization, horizontal integration and industry clusters in Europe. * Fully updated chapter on market structure, firm strategy and performance includes expanded coverage of current empirical research in industrial organization. * New Mathematical Methods Appendix provides derivations of important results, allowing technically minded students to develop their understanding, without compromising the non-technical style of the main text.Dr John Lipczynski is Principal Lecturer in the Department of Business and Service Sector Management at London Metropolitan University, specializing in microeconomics and industrial economics. Professor John Wilson is in the School of Management at the University of St Andrews, specializing in industrial organization and banking. Professor John Goddard is in the School of Business and Regional Development at the University of Wales, Bangor, specializing in financial economics, industrial economics and the economics of professional sports.

Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Author: Laura L. Koppes

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781317824480

Category: Psychology

Page: 560

View: 731

This unique book is the first to contain a comprehensive history of industrial and organizational psychology, covering numerous topics in the discipline. The history presented offers various perspectives, including the contributions of individuals, organizations, and contextual or situational forces, as well as an international viewpoint. The authors, all highly regarded experts in their respective topics, use a range of approaches to examine history, demonstrating to readers that there are multiple ways to understand history. This volume will be of interest to industrial and organizational psychologists, business and management academics and professionals, historians of psychology, business, science and science and technology, undergraduate, and graduate students.

Better Living through Economics

Better Living through Economics

Author: John J. Siegfried

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674267336

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 324

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From the late fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries, the imagination came to be recognized in South Indian culture as the defining feature of human beings. Shulman elucidates the distinctiveness of South Indian theories of the imagination and shows how they differ radically from Western notions of reality and models of the mind.

Handbook of Psychology, History of Psychology

Handbook of Psychology, History of Psychology

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118337417

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

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Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, clinical psychology's new interest in evidence-based practice and mindfulness, and new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.

The Law and Economics of Class Actions

The Law and Economics of Class Actions

Author: James Langenfeld

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781783509522

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

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This book focuses on the changing landscape of class action law and its interaction with the economic analysis of key issues in class actions. Articles examine the elements of class action law from diverse viewpoints, featuring defendant and plaintiff perspectives, concerning domestic and international law, and written by lawyers and economists.

Monopoly Power and Competition

Monopoly Power and Competition

Author: Manuela Mosca

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781781003718

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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The innovative contributions of the Italian Marginalists - Pareto, Pantaleoni, De Viti de Marco and Barone, to economic theory have previously been overlooked. This is the first book to deal with the history of the theory of market power and of its relation with competition, focusing on the distinct intellectual tradition that is Italian Marginalist economic thought. Monopoly Power and Competition is a vital resource for historians of economic thought, as it explores a relatively untouched area of microeconomics that sheds light on the theories surrounding monopoly power and barriers to entry.

Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

Author: Donald A. Dewsbury

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781317828952

Category: Psychology

Page: 327

View: 747

This sixth book in the Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series preserves the diversity that has characterized earlier volumes as it brings to life psychologists who have made substantial contributions to the field of the history of psychology. These chapters illustrate the pioneering endeavors of such significant figures, and are written in a lively, engaging style by authors who themselves have achieved a reputation as excellent scholars in the history of psychology. Several of the chapters are based on the author's personal acquaintance with a pioneer, and new, previously unavailable information about these luminaries is presented in this volume. Each of these volumes provides glimpses into the personal and scholarly lives of 20 giants in the history of psychology. Prominent scholars provide chapters on a pioneer who made important contributions in their own area of expertise. A special section in each volume provides portraits of the editors and authors, containing interesting information about the relationship between the pioneers and the psychologists who describe them. Utilizing an informal, personal, sometimes humorous, style of writing, the books will appeal to students and instructors interested in the history of psychology. Each of the six volumes in this series contains different profiles, thereby bringing more than 120 of the pioneers in psychology more vividly to life.