The Dynamics of Industrial Competition: A North American Perspective

The Dynamics of Industrial Competition: A North American Perspective

by John R. Baldwin, Paul Gorecki
     
 

This 1995 book provides the first comprehensive quantitative examination of the processes associated with competition.See more details below

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This 1995 book provides the first comprehensive quantitative examination of the processes associated with competition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521633574
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Firm turnover: Greenfield entry and closedown exit; 3. Entry: exit and the merger process; 4. The rise and fall of incumbent; 5. Patterns of large and small-firm mobility; 6. Plant turnover in Canada and the United States; 7. Measures of market structure and the intensity of competition; 8. The relationship between mobility and concentration; 9. Turnover and productivity growth; 10. Merger success; 11. Turnover in domestic and foreign enterprises; 12. Industry efficiency and firm turnover; 13. Firm turnover and profitability; 14. Modeling entry; 15. Conclusion; Appendix A. Measuring firm turnover - methodology; Appendix B. Definition of concentration and mobility measures; Notes; References; Author index; Subject index.

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